About The Company

Shipchain is a privately owned family business with our Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa.

We believe the secret to being a step ahead of our competition is to offer more than just our integrity, accountability, transparency and dedication.

Our commitment to doing an excellent job and making sure our clients are informed and involved throughout the logistics process helps distinguish us from the rest of the field.

From our first day of operations, we have delivered our customer's cargo safely, securely and on-time to every destination.

​Today our services cover all aspect of logistics, from airfreight to sea freight, road transport & warehousing, customs clearance and everything in between, all designed to meet your needs in a rapidly evolving economy.

​We rapidly established our reputation as a leading mid-sized provider in the air and sea freight forwarding industry, however what really distinguishes us and made us a success is our exceptional customer service.

​Shipchain is owner managed, allowing us to focus on you, our customer, offering customised solutions based on your unique requirements.

​With our extensive network of global partners, we are able to arrange transport around the world and offer end-to-end supply chain solutions.

​Our team is young, dynamic and committed to completely transforming the traditional way of freight forwarding - our goal is to simplify your experience, implement systems that allow you more transparency and control whilst exceeding your expectations every time.

Our unique approach to the freight forwarding industry, combined with our international set-up, offers us the ability to always find a solution for you at the best price possible.


Proudly a member of the Octopus Freight Network.

B-BBEE Rating

Shipchain (Pty) Ltd is 100% black female-owned.

The B-BBEE Procurement Recognition Level is at 135%. We understand our social responsibility and are committed to contributing to a new and great South Africa.

​Our mission is to provide local South Africans with critical skills that are much needed in the freight forwarding industry.

​Our in-house training system, which has been developed under German standards, adds to our overall customer satisfaction and contributes positively to the South African economy.

We not only train our team on excellent customer service, but we are also focused on safety standards, industry knowledge and personal self-development combined with our efficient and consistent delivery of results. Our standards are constantly being monitored to assure that they are at the highest levels at all times.


Work with us Today!

"We have used Shipchain since we started our company 2 years ago. Their attention to detail, their integrity and their ability to always keep us up to date on the status of our export shipments are some of the reasons we love working with them. Great service every time!"
- C Russell (Head of Operations, Thoclor Labs)

"Thank you for your great service. You seem to be always one step ahead of me and know exactly what is happening on any of our imports at any given point in time. Yet again, thank you for your great and prompt service."
- T Lombard (GM)

"ShipChain really changed everything for us. Their communication and pro-active actions make us more competitive in the market and we can finally focus on the things that grow our business."
- R. Mathers (CEO)

Our clients rely on our great service and commitment