South Africa

Turners Shipping (Pty) Ltd

Turners Shipping is one of South Africa’s top non-asset based international freight management and logistics companies.

We offer our customers a broad range of freight management and customized logistics solutions.  Our services are backed by an extensive global network, a team of local experts and a sophisticated customer track and trace information portal.  With our 200 experienced and dedicated team members, we strive to meet our customers’ individual logistics needs at the local and global levels.

Our mission is to create satisfied, loyal customers by offering value-creating freight management and logistics solutions, each delivered with a personalized approach, an ease of doing business and a global expertise that simplifies an increasingly complex global marketplace.


Type of Services


  • Direct and consolidated consignments
  • Break bulk
  • On-forwarding (Africa)
  • Direct to customer distribution
  • Complete customs documentation
  • EDI links to carriers
  • Charters and past charters
  • Oversized and restricted cargo


  • Global NVOCC – FCL and LCL
  • Cargo track and trace moniroting
  • Multimodal transportation
  • Custom documentations
  • Regular sailings
  • FCL contract management
  • On-forwarding and distribution
  • Projects and charters

Road & Rail

  • Long distance and local deliveries
  • Full load and part load express
  • Unit train rail benefits
  • Cargo tracking facility
  • Vendor and origin consolidating
  • Dedicated vehicle facility


Turners Shipping, in conjuntion with the World-wide Network of 1000 global offices, is able to provide door-to-door freight forwarding services to and from any international location.  Turners Shipping is well-placed to provide the best possible air, sea, road and courier options to suit the specific requirements of each shipment, while through World-wide Network, we are able to provide solutions to every logistical challenge.

Customs Brokerage

  • Certified customs broker
  • Facilities at all South African ports
  • Duty payment
  • Shipment disbursement financing
  • Management reports
  • Bonded facilities
  • Compliance management reports
  • Customs audit facilities
  • Consultancy Services

Project Freight

  • Outsized and heavy lift capabilities
  • Door-to-door management
  • International forwarding and coordination
  • Shipment packing and crating
  • Turnkey project management
  • International cargo tracking

Courier Services

  • International
  • African
  • Domestic
  • Express
  • Track and Trace

Added Value Services

  • Claims management
  • Detailed shipping estimates
  • Distribution and warehousing
  • Import and export permit applications
  • Marine insurance
  • Customs tariff consultations

Warehousing & Distribution

  • Nationwide Facility with RDS Turners Warehousing
  • Hazardous Chemical
  • Cross Docking
  • Distribution
  • Automotive
  • Paper (Forestry)
  • Hanging Garment (GOH)
  • Steel

Member since: 2010
Member Status: Premium

Key Contacts

Conrad Cochrane-Murray
Chief Executive Officer

Blain Kondiah
Managing Director

Ian Losinsky
IT & Accounts Group Director

Durban (Head office)

Turner’s Shipping
37 Margaret Mncadi Avenue
Durban 4001
South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 31 368 8000
Fax: +27 (0) 31 332 8125


Neren Dayanand
Branch Mgr

Sea Freight

Terrence David
Import Mgr -Oil Channel

Rivaj Maharajh
Import Channel Mgr. – OPC

Pamela Devadas
Exports Mgr

Annette Pather
Forwarding Mgr

Chris Mulder
Project Mgr

Sagie Govender
Import Mgr -General Channel

Pravesh Dayanund
Import Channel Mgr. – General

Marlin Pillay
Seafreight Import Mgr.

Vinod Maharajh
Import Channel Mgr.

Leon Govinder
Import Mgr. – Reefer

Youvane Moodley
Key Account Mgr.

Global Tenders:

Annette Pather
Global Tenders

Pricing Desk Email


Annette Pather

Neervana Moodley
Forwarding and Groupage Team Leader

Sunil Sewpershad
Pricing Coordinator

Pricing Desk Email

Petrochemical Energy:

Vick Gopalan
National Petrochemical Mgr.

Nitasha Sonny
DAS & PED Mgr. – KZN

Transport & Logistics:

Sylvester Moodley
Transport Mgr.

Customs Tariffs:

Vishnu Munien
National Customs Mgr

Sakkie Smith
Customs Mgr. – KZN


Andrew Dewar
I.T. Administrator


Samson Nip
Route Development Mgr. – Far East

Clayton Bray
Sales Executive


Charlotte Govender
Assistant Mgr

Punitha Pather
Credit Mgr

Roseann Soobramoney
Accounts Receivable

Vimalay Poongavanum

Roxanne Govender
Accounts Payable

Durban (Airfreight Office)

Turner’s Shipping
Unit 12, Tradehouse 1
Dube Tradeport
King Shaka International Airport
South Africa
Telephone:  +27 (0) 31 368 8000
Fax:  +27 (0) 32 815 0319


Treven Govender
Airfreight Mgr- KZN


Treven Govender
Airfreight Mgr – KZN


Physical Address:
Turner’s Shipping
Unit 1, Highway Gardens Office Park,
Cnr Minuach & Partridge Roads
Highway Gardens, Edenvale
South Africa

Mailing Address:
Turner’s Shipping
PO Box 9421
Edenglen, 1613
South Africa

Telephone: +27 (0) 11 400 6300
Fax: +27 (0) 11 452 7956
Airfreight Fax: +27 (0) 11 452 7385


Paul Carter
Branch Mgr


Marlon Reddy
Airfreight Mgr

Michelle Page
Air Forwarding Controller

Rivash Ramkurban
Air Forwarding Controller

Radhesh Ramkisson
Air Export Controller

France Aphane
Air Import Clearing & Forwarding Controller

Lucille Barnard
Air Import Clearing & Forwarding Controller

Kayla Erlank
Air Import Clearing & Forwarding Controller


Collin Stander
Seafreight Channel Mgr.

Clayton Pillai
Seafreight Exports

Sandy Daniels
Forwarding Team Leader

Shanorah Roberts
Seafreight Import Controller

Faieeza Kahn
Seafreight Import Controller

Catherine Matthee
Seafreight Import Controller

Brigit De Freitas
Key Account Controller – Seafreight


Paulo Alvares
Sales Manager

Doug Cochrane-Murray
European Route Development Manager

Betsie Fourie
Client Servicing Executive

Annmarie van Rhyn
Sales Executive

African Division

Paul Carter
Africa Manager

Cape Town

Turner’s Shipping
Unit 9, M5 Business Park Eastman Road
Off Upper Camp, Maitland
Postnet Suite 42, Private Bag X21,
Howard Place, 7450
South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 506 6200
Fax: +27 (0) 21 510 7170


Linda Newby
Branch Mgr


Andrew Webb
Export Mgr

Imraan Adams
Export Controller

Don Whittaker
Export Controller

Lyn Barnes
Senior Export Controller

Natasha Carolus
Import Mgr.

Sandy Johnson
Import Controller

Claire Hartzenberg
Import Controller

Catherine Webster
Import Controller


Linda Newby
Sea/Air Import Estimates

Natasha Carolus
Sea/Air Import Estimates

Andrew Webb
Sea/Air Import/Export Estimates

Catherine Webster
Sea/Air Import Estimates

Lynn Barnes
Sea/Air Import/Export Estimates

Claire Hartzenberg
Sea/Air Import Estimates


Susan Van De Merwe
Sales Executive

BDP Offices

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