Rhenus South Africa provides a range of value-added services related to our air freight offering. Whether it is customs clearance, special handling, warehousing or secure distribution, we tailor our services around your requirements.



Air freight handling does not start and end at the airports. Rhenus South Africa has several value-added services for your specific cargo requirements.

Value-Added Services for Air Freight

Air Freight Handling

Rhenus South Africa operates a 2,000 square metre high security facility at OR Tambo International Airport. We can draw cargo directly from the airside, which allows us have full visibility of your cargo at any time as well as exclusive control from arrival.

Our warehousing footprint in proximity to all major airports in South Africa allows us to offer you our full storage service. Free, bonded, racked and bulk facilities can be customised to your specific requirements.

We have the capacity and capabilities to pack, sort, palletise, rework and label your cargo – specific to your needs for the market or your customers.

Your cargo can be distributed to your warehouse or the end user. Our fleet is equipped with satellite tracking to ensure full visibility. Delivery to chain stores and residential areas can be completed through our Rhenus Express service.


Rhenus South Africa provides full transparency and EDI integration. Our system gives you real-time visibility to the journey of your shipment and is embedded in all our operational processes.

We are able to configure the following: KPI dashboards, milestones, process mapping and automated reports. All your documents can be accessed from our system.


Our experienced in-house customs team will assist with the most efficient clearing process, facilitating imports and exports in South Africa. Pre-clearing, full documentation and the option of bonded storage catered for your specific requirements.


We offer an international express door-to-door service for all your air freight goods. From your supplier to the end destination, we provide you with full transparency. We can deliver your cargo to retail stores and residential areas within South Africa.

Our service is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rhenus South Africa tailors the delivery times around your needs, especially for time-sensitive shipments.

Air Freight Insurance

Our customised transport insurance covers the monetary value of your shipment. Together with our broker, we provide you with the appropriate insurance coverage in line with the perceived risks to safeguard your business.


Rhenus South Africa offers the full spectrum of risk, disaster and emergency management. We are experts in planning, implementing and controlling the secure transportation and storage of your goods.

For high-value cargo, our team of in-house security experts can assist with armed escorts for your shipments from arrival in South Africa. Satellite tracking and on-board cameras in and around our fleet will give you full visibility.