Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial

10 May 2016

Imperial Logistics group company Goldfields Logistics has been awarded a three year contract for warehousing and distribution services of wax products produced by the Sasolburg operations and sold by the Performance Chemicals division of Sasol. This contract win represents the latest development in a relationship spanning more than three decades between Imperial and Sasol, reveals Goldfields managing director Dr. Wynand van der Westhuizen.

“At Goldfields, we maintain that our business is about more than logistics. It is about understanding our customers’ business and meeting their individual supply chain requirements while adding value and reducing costs,” he states. The company will provide 22 000m2 of dedicated warehousing in Alrode, Gauteng, for waxes marketed by the Wax division of Performance Chemicals. Imperial’s service also includes packing containers and dispatching these for transport to international customers.

Sasol Performance Chemicals, Wax division is a leading specialist in innovative wax technology, selling high quality wax products for a variety of industries and application areas, such as adhesives, polymers, bitumen modification, packaging, inks, paints, coatings, rubber and tyre, construction board, candles, personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and other industrial applications. Providing a comprehensive range of synthetic and mineral oil based paraffin waxes and petroleum jellies, this Sasol division offer its customers tailor-made solutions unlocking real business value globally.

Part of the Imperial stable since 1994, Goldfields Logistics provides warehousing, transport and distribution solutions to meet the supply chain needs of a diverse range of clients. The company boasts an extensive national footprint, with a fleet consisting of various types of vehicles for long haul and local distribution. In operation for more than 29 years, Goldfields Logistics specialises in supply chain design and optimisation, specialist warehousing, distribution centre services and total inbound and outbound supply chain solutions.

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