Integrated industrial, transportation and storage solutions - service transport container

By: Vdm  11-11-2011
Keywords: storage, Container Services, weigh bridge

At VDM, our vision is to provide an integrated solution to the transportation and storage requirements for national distribution and global import / export;
both to the industries in the Cape West Coast region and the greater Western Cape.

At VDM, our container packing services are experiencing rapid growth.


We provide a unique alternative for the preparation, storage and distribution of containers.


Currently, the majority of the container traffic is via the Port of Cape Town. Our value-added container services, by-pass potential port congestion,
with our customers enjoying both time and cost efficiencies.

The container service includes:

  • Collection of products from the manufacturer
  • Warehousing
  • Packing of containers
  • Collection and return of containers to the Port of Cape Town
  • Pre-stack storage of containers
  • Forwarding and clearing

Container Packing methodology:

Product dependent, containers are packed according to strict weight and safety specifications. This is achieved through specialized equipment that utilizes bulk packing methods, designed to maximize tonnage and reduce contamination.

For example, products of heavy weight, such as steel coils, are loaded and secured in accordance with shipping line specifications for containers and large volumes of containers can also be loaded in a single shipment.

Specialised equipment

Specialised heavy equipment for container handling and loading includes:

  • 28 Ton forklift for offloading and loading of containers onto trucks

  • Forklift with extending arm (Manitou)

  • Bulk loader

  • Container weigh bridge

Currently, VDM provides container packing in

  • Bulk products

  • Bagged products

  • Steel sheets

  • Steel coils

Keywords: Container Services, storage, Transportation And Storage, weigh bridge

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