Alistair Group provides the most reliable transport services in the South and East African regions

Our transport services in cludes the following, but are not limited to; Road Freight, Rail Freight, Sea Freight, Air Freight, General Cargo, Abnormal Loads, Hazerdous Materials, Transborder Transport, Rig Moves and Super Long Haul Cargo Services.

Whether it is one container, or an entire packing list of thousands of tons of cargo, the Alistair Team can make the move. Our in-house team carefully creates a load plan from the packing list, plans and schedules vehicles, and manages the entire process. We can integrate customs clearance, storage, and out of gauge transport expertise to ensure that every piece of cargo reaches its destination.

Road Freight


We own and operate a diverse fleet of vehicles which allows us to offer an efficient service and accurate delivery times for cargo in transit. The vehicles operated by Alistair Group adhere to international safety standards and certification is renewed every 6 – 12 months, which allows us to ensure that our clients’ operations are up to standard.

Fleet Management

Alistair Group provides customer-centric support with the ability to update any client, at any time, about the status and location of its cargo. Each vehicle is outfitted with a GPS tracking unit and status updates are emailed to clients twice per day. Our robust tracking system allows efficient monitoring of driver performance and sends automatic alerts in case of speeding, night driving, or route deviation.


The Alistair Group understands first hand the impact of preventive maintenance on our reliability and delivery times. Alistair Group runs extensive workshop facilities at all of our road freight maintenance sites with a full team of qualified welders, painters, mechanics, tyre technicians and electricians. Our stores keep an extensive inventory of replacement parts and consumables on-site to allow for quick turnarounds in servicing our road freight fleet.


All drivers operating our vehicles have years of experience transporting in the region, and many have long tenures working with the company. Training is paramount to our success and our road freight drivers undergo regular instruction in accordance with our training matrix at our in-house facility. Driving is restricted to daylight hour only, and drivers are monitored to ensure they are in a safe parking area by sunset.
Our fleet of over 400 vehicles adheres to international safety standards and include the following vehicle and trailer types:
6x2 Tractors
6x4 Tractors
6x6 Tractors
15-ton Box Trucks
40’ flatbed Trailers
Extendible Flatbed Trailers
Skeleton Trailers
Low-loader Trailers
Escort vehicles
Light Trucks
Emulsion Tankers
Diesel Bowsers

First Class Logistics Services in Africa

From short to super-long-haul runs Alistair Group can serve your road freight needs in the South and East Africa region. Our fleet consists of exceptionally well-maintained and reliable vehicles, allowing us to offer an efficient service and accurate delivery times for cargo in transit.


Alistair Group is an expert in carrying abnormal loads in the South and East African regions. The Company operates a fleet of specialist low-loader trailers, including extendible and modular units, which allow it to transport almost any cargo with minimal surcharges. Our operations team is able to procure permits, arrange police or other government escorts where necessary, and supervise the entire process from loading and lashing to delivery.


Alistair Group is certified under the ICMI code to carry sodium cyanide and also licensed to transport a range of other hazardous cargos and explosive materials throughout Africa. Our Hazardous Material convoys are the safest on the road; our drivers undergo dangerous goods and cyanide awareness training and we do everything in our power to ensure that the cargo and our personnel arrive safely.


The Company has vast experience in disassembling, moving and reassembling onshore rigs in Eastern and Southern Africa. Alistair Group is able to provide a team of fully trained and dedicated personnel (including managers, drivers, riggers, banksmen and operators) and all of the necessary trucks, trailers, cranes, forklifts and other equipment anywhere in the East and South African regions. The Group provides end-to-end management of the rig move from first import to last delivery, and ensures everything moves as safely and efficiently as possible from one site to another.


Alistair Group is the most experienced transporter in super long haul, cross-border transport in South and East Africa. We regularly move project critical equipment between South Africa and East Africa, to the remote stretches of the DRC and across the continent from East to South-West Africa. We make industry work better by providing a more efficient alternative to sea freight for clients who have time critical cargo that needs to reach site safely and on time.

Rail Freight

Alistair Group provides reliable, safe and low-cost rail solutions to transport our clients’s cargo accross Eastern and Southern Africa. Our rail freight service is a fully intergrated end-to-end solution, tailored to your business needs and includes material handling, customs clearance and warehousing.

Sea & Air Freight

Alistair Group is a specialist in multi-modal transport. Our Air and Sea Freight networks provide you with solutions suited for all your cargo needs from shipping full container loads, less than container loads, bulk cargo to chartering soulutions. We select our network of suppliers carefully and according to international standards in order to provide our clients with fast, efficient and cost effective solutions.

Exceptionally Heavy

Out of Gauge

Major Projects

Our Cargo Service Areas Include:

Tanzania Mozambique Kenya DR Congo
Rwanda Burundi Uganda Central African Republic
Zambia Botswana Namibia Malawi
Mauritius Angola South Africa

Some of the most popular Cargo service destinations include:

Dar Es Salaam Lusaka Mbeya Busanga
Pemba Maputo Palma Johannesburg
Richards Bay Durban Twangiza Namoya
Walvis Bay Kolwezi Kansanshi Kalumbila

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