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Divisions

SA Logistics

With extensive operations throughout Southern Africa and a growing African footprint, Imperial SA Logistics partners with clients to leverage the value inherent in their supply chains, thereby contributing to revenue, bottom-line and return on investment. This division acts as an extension of its clients’ business, collaborating with them on building their brands and unlocking the competitive advantage contained in a complex and dynamic logistics environment.

The division has five operating units: Consumer Products, Transport and Warehousing, Specialised Freight, the Africa Division, and Integration services.

SA Logistics

Imperial Logistics International

Imperial Logistics International provides holistic and tailor-made logistics solutions in the German and broader European economies. It services clients in the chemical, automotive, steel, energy, pulp and paper, metal, mechanical engineering and plant construction, and food industries. It operates through five key divisions: Imperial Shipping Group, Lehnkering Logistics & Services, Neska, Panopa and Brouwer Shipping & Chartering.

Imperial Logistics International

Car rental and tourism

The car rental side of the division comprises three operating units: vehicle rental, used vehicle sales and panelshops. It rents vehicles to corporate, government, leisure, insurance replacement and inbound tourism customers. The defleeted used cars are sold in the market by Auto Pedigree. Accident damaged vehicles are repaired by in-house panelshops. This model helps to optimise our position in the motor value chain and enhances our returns.

The tourism side of the division is divided into tour operations, transport, sports and events. It provides business and leisure products, and sports tourism incentive packages and has a fleet of approximately 88 coaches.

Car rental and tourism

Distributorships

The distributorships division comprises a number of individual businesses that import and distribute a range of passenger and light commercial vehicles, automotive products and parts, industrial equipment and motorcycles on behalf of local and international principals. NAC, which offers a comprehensive range of general aviation services to the fixed wing and helicopter market is also housed in this division.

The division comprises six operating units: vehicle import, distribution, retail and allied services, autoparts distribution, industrial distribution, aircraft distribution, joint ventures, and Australian dealerships.

Distributorships

Automotive retail

The automotive retail division comprises commercial, passenger and light commercial dealerships in South Africa, commercial and van dealerships in the United Kingdom, and non-original equipment manufacturers products which include Beekman, Jurgens Ci and Safari Centre.

The division comprises SA dealerships, UK dealerships and non-OEM products.

Automotive retail

Financial services

The financial services division is central to Imperial’s strategy of optimising its position in the vehicle-sales value chain. It provides customers with a range of financial services and products, from vehicle financing to insurance and maintenance plans, and leverages off Imperial’s strong distribution and retail network capability in the motor vehicle industry.

In addition to these vehicle-related financial services, the division also sells life and short-term insurance products to the broader South African market.

The financial services division is separated into the businesses that fall under Regent Insurance, and those that are grouped under other financial services, the primary business of which is LiquidCapital.

Financial services

 

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