Johannesburg, 19 November 2020 – Bidvest International Logistics (BIL) has won the PMR Diamond Award – Outstanding and 1st Overall, following a late 2019 industry survey conducted by consultancy and research company, PMR.
BIL is one of South Africa’s largest logistics companies, owned by the services, trading and distribution powerhouse, Bidvest. This is not only the third year running that the logistics leader has won the prestigious award, it is also the seventh time in the past ten years; a feat that its competitors have yet to reach.
PMR Africa’s annual awards aim to recognise professional excellence across a variety of sectors, including freight forwarding. 150 South African exporters and importers were nominated and rated by respondents against attributes and criteria which included: Black Economic Empowerment (BEE); Relationships with agents; Predictability of deliveries; Proactive communication with agents; Problem solving; Reliability; Brand reputation; Risk management; Track and trace; and, Value for money.
The awards also highlight the values and resonance which exist in an award entrant’s corporate vision, company values, competence, integrity and its ability to empathise, which in turn creates a level of sustainable, ethical business practice.
“We’re absolutely delighted with receiving this award again, because it demonstrates our ongoing commitment to delivering the best value we can offer our clients,” says Maria Du Preez, Business Development Director for BIL. “It speaks to our ability to deliver their cargo in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible.”
BIL is one of South Africa’s largest logistics businesses, owned by services, trading and distribution powerhouse Bidvest. BIL provides an end-to-end supply-chain solution across a number of different industries. It offers international import and export services, using road, sea and air. When products arrive in South Africa, BIL is able to clear, warehouse, fulfil and distribute through final mile distributing services. The company has massive coverage throughout the country and access to worldwide forwarding network. And its leading technological capability gives customers full visibility of their orders 24/7, whether they’re single items or bulk, express or deferred.
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