Freight forwarding company celebrates 50 years of operation

Röhlig-Grindrod, are delighted to announce a significant milestone as the company celebrates 50 years of operation in South Africa. Over the past five decades, Röhlig-Grindrod has served the mainstream economy of this vibrant nation, and it is with great pride and gratitude that the company celebrates this milestone. 

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We have remained committed to delivering excellence in logistics services, forging strong partnerships, and contributing to the growth and prosperity of South Africa’s shipping industry since 1974, when the industry doyen, the late Peter Krafft, founded the company.  “We have remained resilient, innovative, and committed to meeting our customers’ ever evolving needs,” said Röhlig-Grindrod’s Africa and Middle East CEO Kuben Reddi.  

Reddi further alluded with excitement that “throughout the years, the business has witnessed revolutionary transformation within the maritime sector, from advancements in technology to shifts in global trade dynamics. Despite these changes, our unwavering focus and commitment to providing reliable, cost-effective and efficient logistics solutions have remained constant. We have invested significantly in state-of-the-art infrastructure, technology, and top talent, ensuring that we stay at the forefront of industry best practices and standards.” 

Röhlig-Grindrod’s success would not have been possible without the trust and support of their valued people, customers, partners, and stakeholders. Whether transporting goods across oceans, facilitating trade routes, or supporting local communities, Röhlig-Grindrod would like to express their sincere gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to South Africa’s economic development and prosperity. 

As Röhlig-Grindrod celebrates this significant milestone, we have taken time to reflect on the challenges and triumphs that have shaped our exciting journey. From navigating through economic downturns to adapting to changing regulatory landscapes, Röhlig-Grindrod has emerged stronger and more resilient.  

Looking ahead, Röhlig-Grindrod remains committed to building on our legacy of excellence, innovation, and integrity. Embarking on the next chapter of our journey, Röhlig-Grindrod remains excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and the prospect of continuing to serve South Africa’s logistics community with distinction. 

In commemorating their 50th anniversary in South Africa, Röhlig-Grindrod would like to extend its sincere gratitude to everyone who has been a part of their journey. Whether you are a customer, partner, employee, or supporter, Röhlig-Grindrod thanks you for your trust, loyalty, and contribution to its success. 

Röhlig-Grindrod looks forward to celebrating this momentous occasion with you, laying the foundation for many more years of collaboration, growth, success and strengthened partnerships. 

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