Vital Distribution Solutions

What we do: Vital Distribution Solutions (Pty) Ltd is a reputable warehousing and transport logistics service provider that operates within the transport sector in Southern Africa. The company delivers cost effective and reliable services to its customers so they can focus on their core businesses. Vital Distribution differentiates itself through quality of service constructed around people, processes and systems. The company was established in 1999 and has since expanded into a large player in the market.

Ownership & Management: Vital Distribution is still majority owned by its founders and partnered with Zikuliseni Rhafu Development Trust and African Revival which is led by Dr Zolile Maqetuka making up 25% of the company shareholding. The company has currently achieved a B-BBEE rating of level 3. The company is managed by a strong management team and strong operating model.

Key financial indicators: Not provided. Vital Distribution has strong operations and has other large operating subsidiaries known as Vital Fleet and Staffing Logistics. Vital Fleet (Pty) Ltd which 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. Staffing Logistics (Pty) Ltd was established in 1998 and aims to ensure optimum profitability to its customers through personalized staffing solutions on temporary employment services, HR solutions and training needs.

Track record: Vital Distribution has a significant market share as it operates several trans-shipment depots as well as bulk warehousing facilities across Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng and the Free State. The company operates from a combined square metering of approximately 40,000 square metres across 5 facilities and manages several large distribution centres including transport for several large FMCG corporates.

Contact details: Tel: (+27) 11 966 0500 Email: Address: 5 Yaldwyn Road, Jetpark, Boksburg, Johannesburg, South Africa Website:

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