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Imperial Cargo protects, promotes and maintains the Health and Safety of all our Stakeholders with regards to Transport and Warehousing and all our other areas of operations.

We take proactive steps towards conserving the environment and preventing of pollution.

In order to achive this, we established appropriate management systems namely, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, RTMS, OHSAS 18001, and SQAS that  minimises risk and ensures duty of care; by prevention of pollution and environmental degradation while conducting performance monitoring and measurement.

In addition, the ISO standards form part of our strategy as a business improvement and sustainability measure to provide a quality service to the customer. An implementation plan guided the process flow for accreditation. The company’s key processes were identified as well as the interactions with the Customer. Measureable targets and objectives were set to ensure continual improvement and quality service delivery. Internal audits are performed to measure compliance to procedures and ISO. Management reviews are conducted annually to monitor the progress of ISO as well as the set targets and objectives.

IMPERIAL Cargo is a forerunner in sustainability projects. We endeavour to provide a safe and healthy working environment for all.

A dedicated SHEQ team and their manager ensures that the company comlpies and answer on non-conformance, a mind-set of which we are proud of.

sabs imperial cargo 1Imperial Cargo endeavours to live by the Seven Principles of Quality Management as per ISO 9001:2015

Customer Focus

The primary focus of quality management is to meet customer requirements and to strive to exceed customer expectations.


Leaders at all levels establish unity of purpose and direction and create conditions in which people are engaged in achieving the quality objectives of the organization.

Engagement of People

It is essential for the organization that all people are competent, empowered and engaged in delivering value. Competent, empowered and engaged people throughout the organization enhance its capability to create value.

Process Approach

Consistent and predictable results are achieved more effectively and efficiently when activities are understood and managed as interrelated processes that function as a coherent system.


Successful organizations have an ongoing focus on improvement.

Evidence-based Decision Making

Decisions based on the analysis and evaluation of data and information are more likely to produce desired results.

Relationship Management

For sustained success, organizations manage their relationships with interested parties, such as suppliers.

sabs imperial cargo 2IMPERIAL Cargo chose the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001 as it assists the company to improve its business, reduce environmental risks and reduce the company’s impact on the environment. In addition to this an EMS,

  • Helps a company improve the well-being of its people by creating a healthy working environment
  • Can assure customers of the commitment to responsible environmental management
  • Helps a company to maintain good public and community relations
  • Enhances the image and market share of the company
  • Improves cost control
  • Conserves input material and energy
  • Helps in the developing and sharing of environment solutions
  • Helps improve industry-government relations

sabs imperial cargo 3IMPERIAL Cargo has established a Food Safety Management System (FSMS)-ISO 22000.

IMPERIAL Cargo complies with the requirements of HACCP and implemented a management system that delivers continuous process improvement in order to meet customer requirements. ISO 22000 has been aligned with ISO 9001 Quality Management System. With this certification IMPERIAL provides transport services for ambient stable food products and packaging material.


RTMS Compliance

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Imperial Cargo’s fleet complies and has been accredited with this Industry system, again showing our dedication to be a responsible supplier. IMPERIAL Cargo is committed in preserving the environment and road infrastructure.

  • RTMS measures our loyalty and dedication to our customer, staff and national legislation compliance through three defined requirements i.e. overloading, driver wellness and vehicle fitness.
  • These requirements minimize vehicle accidents or breakdowns and ensure load safety with on time delivery every time all the time as a consequence.
  • It ensures proper asset management and care with a longer lifespan of our fleet
  • It takes care of our greatest asset, our human resources and the driver through annual medicals.
  • Procedures are in place to ensure efficiency and effectiveness through training and awareness.



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We are proud to be a Level 2 BBBEE Value Added Contributor, resulting in 137.5% spent recognition or equal to a Level 1 service provider. 




We have successfully passed the SQAS audit from Sasol as a customer requirement to transport their products. SQAS (Safety & Quality Assessment System) is a system to evaluate the quality, safety, security and environmental performance of Logistics Service Providers (LSP's) and Chemical Distributors in a uniform manner carried out by independent assessors using a standard questionnaire. The assessments are done by professional auditors who are trained and accredited by SAATCA for each type of assessment.

There are two requirements to pass:

1. overall score of 94.7% and on the
2. Mandatory side a score of 95%

We passed with an overall percentage of 94.7 % and 95.1 % on the mandatory requirement.




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Email:   |  Tel: +27 21 868 9500  |  Fax: +27 21 868 9501  

Address: Donkervliet Street, Northern Paarl, 7646

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