At VDM, our vision is to provide an integrated solution to the transportation
and storage requirements for national distribution and global import
both to the industries in the Cape West Coast region and the greater Western
At VDM, our container packing services are experiencing rapid growth.
We provide a unique alternative for the preparation, storage and distribution
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
- 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
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 heavy equipment for container handling and loading includes:
Currently, VDM provides container packing in