Warehousing & Logistics

Kloosterboer Opens Forwarding Facility in South Africa

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Kloosterboer International Forwarding South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (KIFSA) has opened an 11,000-square-meter facility in Pinetown, approximately 20 kilometers from Durban. It has been established to provide customers with a “one-stop shop” of logistics services from the point of production to final destination of goods.

“For example, if citrus fruit is loaded from the packing facility of a farmer in South Africa, approved and then delivered to one of the Kloosterboer facilities in the Netherlands, with the one-stop shop concept this service would be provided by KIFSA at one fixed price,” spelled out a press release issued by the company on June 18.

KIFSA, a subsidiary of the IJmuiden, Holland-headquartered Kloosterboer Group, specializes in the worldwide transportation of frozen fish, french fries, meat, fruit, fruit juices and concentrates, dairy products and other perishables by refrigerated container or reefer ship.

KloosterboerA family-owned comnpany in the business of storing and handling refrigerated goods for almost a century, the Kloosterboer Group operates more than 500,000 tons of cold storage capacity at 16 locations in Europe, North America and Africa.