Established in 1999
Vital Distribution Solutions (Pty) Ltd (Vital)
was established in 1999 and is a reputable warehousing and transport logistics service provider, operating within the transport sector in Southern Africa. Our vision is to deliver cost effective and reliable services to our clients so that they can focus on their core businesses. Vital aims to be one of the top five distribution and warehousing companies operating in Southern Africa. Employing the core values of transparency, discipline, integrity, self-respect and respect for others, Vital fulfils its commitment to its clients. Vital strives to differentiate itself through quality of service constructed around people, processes and systems:
- Dedicated and well qualified people; plus
- Well defined and documented business and operational processes; together with
- Integrated best practice information technology systems and reporting; equals
- Quality service delivery.
The Vital management team has in excess of 40 years’ experience in the industry, and prides itself on being able to develop and deliver innovative and cost effective solutions.
With most of our senior management having been with Vital from its establishment in 1999, and having extensive industry experience before joining Vital, we have assembled a team of competent and dedicated professionals who are able to deliver our client’s needs.
Our Associate Companies
In addition to warehousing and transport services, Vital is in a position to offer Fleet Services and Solutions, as well as Staffing Solutions through its associate companies Vital Fleet (Pty) Ltd and Staffing Logistics (Pty) Ltd.
Vital Fleet (Pty) Ltd
was established in 2001 and aims to provide cost efficient and reliable trucking services to its clients. Vital Fleet has in excess of 400 vehicles in its fleet and as such is able to provide tailor-made packages to its clients. Vital Fleet service offerings include:
- Short Term Rental
- Cross-border Line-haul
Staffing Logistics (Pty) Ltd
was established in 1998 and aims to ensure optimum profitability to its clients through personalized staffing solutions, giving their clients peace of mind in the knowledge that their temporary employment services, HR solutions and training needs are taken care of. Staffing Logistics service offerings include:
- Temporary and semi-permanent staff (both blue and white collar)
- Payroll Management
- HR and IR Management
- Permanent Staff Placement
- Accredited Training – TETA
Vital is supported in its daily operations by its associate companies. The synergies derived from the resulting integrated services allow Vital to offer integrated solutions on a competitive basis.
Vital Facilities and Portfolio
Vital operates across 5 facilities, including several large distribution centres (including transport), with a combined square metering of approximately 40 000m².
Vital Geographic Footprint
The Company currently manages and operates from several warehouses and depots situated in:
- South Africa ( various metropolitan sites at a national level)
- Namibia (Windhoek)
- Botswana (Gaborone)
In order to support these operations, Vital also operates many of the related line haul routes.
In addition, Vital is providing secondary distribution and other services into Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and is in the process of establishing its own warehouse facilities in these countries.