Terminal Handling Services

FPT’s terminal services includes provision of secure dedicated berths to shipping lines.

This entails the Coordination of cargo for vessels, Receipt, tally, dispatch and weighing of cargo

Currently our terminal handles the following cargo types

  • Break bulk – general cargo   and   fruit
  • Dry bulk
  • Containers
  • Project Cargo

Container Services

We provide a full range of services for containerized cargo, from packing and unpacking services, to loading of containers for both reefer and general purpose containers.

These services consist of:

  • Packing and unpacking
  • Storage
  • Reefer plug-in points
  • SOLAS weighing
  • Strapping /lashing / shrink-wrapping and palletizing

Storage Services

Cold Storage

Cold storage of temperature sensitive cargo according to customer requirement and specifications in dedicated warehouses

  • Fruit and Perishables
  • Other temperature sensitive cargo
  • Cold treatment programmes

Ambient Storage

FPT provided covered and uncovered secure storage areas for a wide range of cargo

  • Dry bulk
  • Break bulk
  • Project Cargo

Bonded Storage

Due to FPT’s location we are already in a Customs Controlled environment, however we too provide a full Bonded Facility at certain Port Terminals which will enable longer term storage for bonded goods.


Specialized racking for FMCG Goods


FPT provides stevedoring services for any cargo handled through our own facilities and also provide services to Transnet facilities located in the ports of Cape Town, Saldanha, Port Elizabeth, Ngqura, Durban and Richards Bay.

Our dedicated team have the expertise and suitable specialised equipment to handle a variety of cargo types including:

  • Break bulk
  • Dry bulk
  • Containers
  • Project Cargo


We provide transport solutions nationally by road and by rail as well as cross border solutions.

Our customers are assured of the best possible cartage rate at the best possible transit time and all our transporters are vetted to insure the safety of your cargo.

Our Cartage routes vary far and wide from national cities to all cross border destinations.

Information Systems

Our service offerings are supported by:

  • Sophisticated warehouse management system offering comprehensive visibility via FPT Customer Portal
  • Bar coding, tracking and tracing of cargo
  • Stock control and reporting
  • Online weighbridge reporting
  • Daily tally services and inventory status reporting on receipt and dispatch of cargo
  • Live tracking for all cargo movement

Clearing and Forwarding

FPT offers a clearing and forwarding service for all dry and perishable products.

The options available to our customers include but are not limited to the following:

  • 20 years credibility
  • Exports / Imports
  • Negotiation of preferential rates
  • International Forwarding
  • Customs Clearing
  • All documentation required e.g. DAFF, NRCS, PPECB
  • Strong Relationships with shipping lines

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