Mercator Cargo handle regular air freight and sea freight shipments as exports to South Africa.  The most common export goods are technical products such as precision engineered machinery, accessories and various hazardous chemicals.

As an independent freight forwarder, Mercator also sees seasonal exports, such as Gliders during the southern hemisphere summer period.  These are usually shipped from Europe to South Africa under temporary export to take advantage of the good weather.

In order to import goods into South Africa, either yourself, or the end user must be registered with South African customs.

As part of a global network of freight forwarders, we have a very reliable and solid partner in South Africa who is able to give guidance on customs procedures.  Our freight forwarding services range from delivery to door in South Africa, assistance with customs clearance, unpacking and other procedures.

So if you’re looking for an experienced freight forwarder to manage your export shipment to South Africa, email or call us – Tel. 02392 756 575. Email:


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