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Work starts on R105-million KZN AutoPort

Home Infrastructure Construction & Civils Work starts on R105-million KZN AutoPort

JSE listed freight logistics heavyweight, Grindrod Limited, has begun construction of what it describes as a “state-of-the-art AutoPort”, just off the N3 in Camperdown.

According to the company, the 270 000sqm property is ideally situated between Pinetown and Pietermaritzburg.

“The Natcor rail link between Durban and Johannesburg runs adjacent to the property and provides for rail siding opportunities – for rail options both to and from the AutoPort. Transnet Freight Rail are making good progress on the integration works,” Grindrod said in a statement.

This first of a kind facility for finished vehicle logistics in South Africa, includes reticulation for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EL/PHEV), metal roofing to mitigate fire and hail, fully equipped workshop and fitment centre, smart repairs facility, clearing and forwarding activities, bonded and duty paid storage, storage for trucks, light motor vehicles and other rubber tired vehicular equipment.

JSE listed freight logistics heavyweight, Grindrod Limited, has begun construction of what it describes as a “state-of-the-art AutoPort”, just off the N3 in Camperdown.

According to the company, the 270 000sqm property is ideally situated between Pinetown and Pietermaritzburg.

“The Natcor rail link between Durban and Johannesburg runs adjacent to the property and provides for rail siding opportunities – for rail options both to and from the AutoPort. Transnet Freight Rail are making good progress on the integration works,” Grindrod said in a statement.

This first of a kind facility for finished vehicle logistics in South Africa, includes reticulation for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EL/PHEV), metal roofing to mitigate fire and hail, fully equipped workshop and fitment centre, smart repairs facility, clearing and forwarding activities, bonded and duty paid storage, storage for trucks, light motor vehicles and other rubber tired vehicular equipment.

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