Our Awards

Summary

Over the years, our supply chain solutions have been recognised with numerous awards, including:

13 Logistics Achiever awards

4 Focus on Excellence awards

3 Environmental awards

27 Awards from our Customers

Logistics Achiever awards

Gold awards
  • 2010 Setjhaba Carriers – a Unitrans and De Beers partnership for “Excellence in logistics for the optimisation of a partnership in the mining industry with a high level of social responsibility”.
  • 2009 Klipstone Transport – a Unitrans and AfriSam partnership for the “Safety: My Choice” programme.
  • 2008 Unitrans and Gold Fields for “Excellence in logistics for the optimisation of surface logistics in the mining industry”.
  • 2007 Unitrans and Açurareira de Moçambique for “Excellence in development and optimisation of an integrated logistics partnership”.
  • 2006 Unitrans and African Explosives Limited for “Excellence in distribution strategy”.
  • 2004 Unitrans and Gold Fields for “Excellence in logistics”.
Silver awards
  • 2014 Unitrans, NPC and Idwala Industrial for "Outstanding achievement in logistics in optimising efficiencies of inbound and outbound transport through integration of operations".
  • 2011 Unitrans and TOTAL SA for “Outstanding achievement in logistics in distribution network, management and optimisation”.
  • 2007 Unitrans and BP for “Outstanding achievement in logistics in distribution network, management and optimisation”.
  • 2006 Unitrans and Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation for “Outstanding achievement in materials management and optimisation”.
  • 2005 Unitrans and OPSI Systems/NPC for “Excellence in distribution scheduling systems”.
  • 2004 Unitrans and African Explosives Limited for “Excellence in logistics”.
Bronze awards
  • 2006 Unitrans and Mittal Steel for “Value creation beyond outsourcing”.

Focus on Excellence Awards

BEST TRANSPORTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
  • 2010 Best Transporter of the Year.
  • 2008 Best Transporter of the Year.
  • 2007 Best Transporter of the Year.
  • 2006 Best Transporter of the Year.

Environmental Awards

Logistics Achievers Award
  • 2014 Enviro Award – presented to Unitrans, NPC and Idwala Industrial for "Contribution to environmental initiatives for alien plant control and re-introduction of indigenous grasses".
  • 2010 Enviro Award – presented to Unitrans and Pick n Pay in recognition of the green initiatives implemented on Pick n Pay’s supply chain at Longmeadow Distribution Centre.
Green Supply Chain Award
  • 2010 Best Project Award – over R10 million – presented to the Unitrans and Pick n Pay partnership.

awards from our customers

Safety awards (Since 2006)
  • 2012 Arcelor Mittal Outstanding Commitment towards Safety Award.
  • 2011 TOTAL SA Two awards in recognition of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality initiatives.
  • 2011 Air Liquide Safety Recognition Award.
  • 2007 Road Freight Association Award Operator with the Best Safety Programme.
  • 2007 BP Transcon HSSE (SHEQ) Award.
  • 2006 Caltex Safest Carrier Africa/Pakistan Region Award.
Service Excellence awards (Since 2006)
  • 2013 Toyota Superior Performance in Service and Consumables. 
  • 2013 AfriSam Best Branded Transporter, Most Improved BBBEE Status for a Transporter and Best Corporate Identity.
  • 2013 TOTAL SA Transporter of the Year Award for Southern and Eastern Africa.
  • 2012 Pick n Pay South African Supplier of the Year Award.
  • 2011 TOTAL SA Two Service Excellence Awards.
  • 2011 GlaxoSmithKline Supplier Awards: Unitrans and Tongaat Hullet Starch received a silver award for “Outstanding quality and delivery performance”.
  • 2010 AfriSam Transporter of the Year and the Corporate Identity Award.
  • 2010 Shell Transporter of the Year Award.
  • 2009 Chevron Unitrans won two Hauler of the Year Awards for operations based in Swaziland and Namibia.
  • 2009 Shell Best Contractor of the Year Award.
  • 2008 Chevron South African Region Carrier of the Year Award.
  • 2007 Engen Customer Service Award.
  • 2007 Rainbow Chickens Loyal Service Award.
  • 2006 AfriSam Transporter of the Year and Corporate Identity Award.