Leveraging our powerful competitive advantages and specialised capabilities, we are positioning the group as the ‘Gateway to Africa’. We aim to be the strategic partner of choice for multinationals seeking access to Africa’s growth and development opportunities. Our scope extends to selected markets that are growing their trade flows into and out of Africa.

We have established a leading Market Access business across Africa and are the premier Logistics provider in Southern Africa.

Having developed strong expertise and leading market positions in contract logistics and freight in Europe and the United Kingdom (UK), our integrated logistics and market access offerings drive a seamless client experience, delivered through simplified processes using the latest technology to help you grow in previously untapped markets.

we are

African & European focused provider of market access and logistics solutions

Focus on five key industries healthcare, consumer, automotive, chemicals and industrial

Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa

Ranked among the top 30 global logistics providers

Take our clients & principals products to some of the fastest growing & most challenging markets in the world

Employs over 25 000 people in 26 countries

Annual revenue of R52.1bn

Annual operating profit of R2.3bn

Provides access to quality medical products, consumer goods and other products & services

Supports & invests in our countries & communities of operation - integrating ESG into daily business practices

Seeks out and leverages technology to deliver innovative, integrated, end-to-end solutions


Connecting Africa and the world and improving people’s lives with access to quality products and services

Our unique
value proposition

With Africa at the heart of our strategy, we build commercial solutions that give our principals access to customers, patients, and consumers through comprehensive route to market and channel strategies, integrated with sourcing and procurement, demand generation, distribution, and marketing.

Our extensive experience in navigating the complex African continent and proven success in developing and implementing market access solutions and value-add logistics, positions Imperial as a strategic partner to clients and principals wanting to enter and grow in emerging and challenging economies.

We provide the opportunity for our principals to trade in a de-risked environment as we are able to assume responsibility for forex, debtor’s and stock write-off risk.

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