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01. HISTORY

Robertson Freight is a global supplier of transport solutions

BRR and NGR Freight CC Trading as ROBERTSON FREIGHT is a 100% BEE, privately-owned family-business established in August 1999, by brothers, Brian and Neil, who, with their current staff compliment, have collectively acquired more than 100 years experience, in the International Shipping industry.

As at September 2005, the Company purchased their own premises, situated on the Foreshore in Cape Town, which is within the Port of Cape Town perimeter, indicating that the company is “serious about it’s future and are here to stay”.

Due to their vast experience, they have built-up a large Agent-base globally, thus enhancing the Company’s ability to co-ordinate shipments from / to any corner of the globe.

02. Mission

Transport quality and safety to enhance your business

To be the only choice, providing all clients with the highest level of service and offering an excellent service orientated approach in addressing all their Transport and Distribution solutions, with a comprehensive guarantee of satisfaction.

To build relationships with our clients by gaining a thorough understanding of their business in assessing their current and forecasting their future requirements, thereby sharing their vision and assisting by developing and realising the vision with them.

We rate integrity first on our list of strengths.

03. Vision

We offer only customer-oriented logistic solutions

To be the most reliable and efficient Transport and Distribution Service provider offering a broad spectrum of related services and products, committed to service excellence and renowned for our integrity and ability to deliver.

We offer a fully integrated service from a fully committed and equipped team, capable of meeting every related need. Regardless of your requirement, our approach remains the same.

Our first priority is to gain a thorough understanding of the requirements of your business and then efficiently dealing with each task as they present themselves. A dedicated team led by one of the two directors, Brian or Neil Robertson services all clients.

People

Meet our team

Brian Robertson
Brian Robertson
Managing Member
A clear and thorough understanding of the Shipping Industry, gained over the past 30 years as a director of a large International Freight Forwarder of which he was co-founder, has equipped Brian with the insight to effectively deal with and give ...
Neil Robertson
Neil Robertson
Managing Member
Neil has earned the respect of a vast network in the Shipping Industry with his light-hearted, but effective approach. He draws on 25 years of experience with 2 Shipping Companies, both within which he was elevated to higher levels of responsibility.
Lyle Robertson
Lyle Robertson
Imports administrator
Lyle joined the family-fold, to gain experience in the Import-side of the business to contribute to his experience in the Marketing and Service industries. Thus far, he has exceeded all expectations and is becoming a seasoned member of the business.
Mia Robertson-February
Mia Robertson-February
Export and Sales department administrator
The door lady to service excellence, Mia has extensive experience in Shipping and her attention to detail and ability to be an all-round problem solver makes her an invaluable asset ...
Cheryl Robertson
Cheryl Robertson
Accounts Manager
Cheryl ensures the entire process is excellently managed and accounted for, financially and administratively. Her wealth of experience in this area forms the basis of the company's approach in the understanding that shipping is a Financial Service and not just an Administrative Service. Her accounting systems and procedures assist in ensuring efficient service delivery and at the end of the day, a happier you.
Kim Robertson-Van Wyk
Kim Robertson-Van Wyk
Accounts Administrator
Kim is Brian & Cheryl's youngest daughter and has been with the company since the outset. Kim has filtered into the "front-line," and has an outstanding ability to efficiently handle and manage the fast-paced workings of our accounts department. She understands the importance of the support required in the pursuit for ultimate customer service.
Michelle Steer
Michelle Steer
Credit Controller
Michelle brings with her a wealth of experience in her field, to the business. The Management is very impressed with her capabilities and feels that she has potential to excel to great heights within the fold.
Maureen Jansen
Maureen Jansen
Office & Reconciliation Administrator
"Aunty Maureen" or " Mo-Jo" as she is fondly referred to, has been affiliated to the Robertson's on a family and business for a many number of years. The one to solve almost all "unsolvable or nagging problems", which one may encounter through the course of business. She is such a great asset to the company and is fondly adored by Management & staff alike
Rhodanthe Demi Africa
Rhodanthe Demi Africa
Import Operations: Entry clerk / Sea & Air Controller
Joining the crew of a functioning C & F company was a dream comes true for Rhodanthe. She joined the company in August 2013, after successfully graduating after completing many courses related to the industry.
Shameega “Shammy” Kemp
Shameega “Shammy” Kemp
Export Operations: Entry clerk / Sea & Air Controller
Shammy joined the company in November 2014 after graduating from the Customs Training Facility. A very capable assistant to Mia, Shammy has become an integral part of the Operations department.
Carlyn Philander
Carlyn Philander
Invoicing Clerk and Reconciliation Administrator
Carlyn is a family member who joined the Robertson crew in July 2014 to assist the Accounts department, has become an integral part of the financial crew and a true asset to the company.

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