Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL) has been awarded Best Managed Company in the Transport category of the Top 500 Awards.
BPL is a Bidvest company and partner of the Panalpina Group. BPL provides end-to-end supply chain solutions that include air, ocean, warehousing, road transport and customs brokering in all major industries.
BPL has 10 industry verticals, which include consumer retail and fashion; healthcare; chemicals; special projects and energy; hi-tech and telecoms; oil and gas; mining, manufacturing and engineering; defence and aerospace; automotive and perishables.
The company’s local footprint includes 25 locations within South Africa. Global partner Panalpina has over 500 offices in 80 countries, ensuring a comprehensive global supply chain service offering to our clients.
The Top 500 publication ranks the top five companies across 100 different business sectors, presenting companies that are said to be truly ‘Best in Class’ in terms of what they do. Viewed collectively, they comprise the vanguard of the regional economy, employing over 800 000 people locally and contributing R109 billion towards economic growth.
Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media, commends the Top 500 finalists on their global growth and ability to keep the South African economy afloat. “They are investing back into the country that has been their bedrock by creating jobs, supporting SMEs, facilitating skills development, empowering their supply chains and contributing directly to corporate social investment,” he says.