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Welcome to Pioneer Freight

Pioneer Freight is a privately owned South African freight forwarding & clearing agent established in 1992. With offices in South Africa's three major cities, as well as offices in Shenzhen, China, Pioneer Freight is extremely proud to be associated with key global partners around the world.

At Pioneer Freight, we become part of our client's business and strive to seek the best suited options for all their shipments at all times.

We provide a comprehensive door-to-door service for consignments of any size by air, sea or road to and from anywhere in the world and throughout South Africa

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October 9, 2023

Air Freight Exports – PEAK SEASON

Dear valued client, The Western Cape perishable EXPORT AIR FREIGHT season is now in full swing, thanks to theΒ high demand for our Berries,Β FishΒ andΒ Fresh-Cut FlowersΒ in overseas markets. As a result, space for general cargo ex […]
October 9, 2023

Pioneer Freight Newsflash

Our newsletters are designed to keep you informed and engaged with both our company and the broader industry. We cover key developments and trends across all modes and directions of cargo, ensuring you stay […]
October 9, 2023

Fuel Surcharge Adjustment

Dear valued client, Considering the recent fuel price adjustments and the direct impact that this has on all businesses, whether directly or indirectly, regrettably we have no alternative but to adjust our fuel surcharge […]
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Ismail Louw from louwairIsmail Louw LouwAirIsmail Louw LouwAir                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Great shipping knowledge and super easy to work with!Jami-lea GowerJami-lea Gower                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                We have been using Pioneer Freight for any international or local shipping needs and I wouldn't choose anyone else. They are reliable, knowlagable with all import and export rules and have partners around the globe which ensures your shipment is in reliable hands from door to door. The best shipping company out there!Helena WechterHelena Wechter                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Service and support excellent.Timely collections and deliveries.Nothing too much for the Controllers and truck drivers.Chantel LamonChantel Lamon                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Pioneer Freight consistently give us excellent service at very competitive rates. Thank you, Pioneer!CityROCK GearShopCityROCK GearShop                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                It is an absolute pleasure to have Pioneer Freight as our (Prism Inter Africa) logistics partner. They understand our business and are always looking after our best interests.tony evatony eva                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Great stuff keep it up!!Thank u guys and girls😁👌👌👌And a big shout out to Deon and Roderick and Chantal (sea freight) and Bianca and team (air freight)johnny luitersjohnny luiters                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                This has and is the most professional freight, clearing and forwarding company I have come across world-wide, an absolute pleasure to deal with. Exceptionally proud to be affiliated with them.Michael HartmannMichael Hartmann                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Excellent service - highly recommended for all of your shipping requirements both locally and internationally.Jeremy AstfalckJeremy Astfalck                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Thanks to Pioneer Freight for delivering my packages safe and sound. The staff is friendly, the process was smooth and we will definitly make use of your services going forward.Alistaire BoydAlistaire Boyd                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                The Pioneer Freight team is friendly, helpful, informed - and extremely efficient! As Managing Director of a company that has a reasonable number of imports from all over the world each year - I can highly recommend Pioneer Freight as a service provider.Neville OwenNeville Owen                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Great serviceRene WilliamsRene Williams                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Never in my life have I ever worked with a more competent team. Our relationship has spanned over 10 years. They guys go the extra mile. A special thanks to Deon and Roderick for making my life easier. No request has every to much. Thanks so much for the great service.Daniel KarstensDaniel Karstens                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Great Export team in Cape Town ,friendly fast and very efficient !Barbs SmurfBarbs Smurf                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Prompt and Friendly Service always! My no 1 call for any courier needs.Zelda WilsonZelda Wilson                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Great assistance with a very last minute package which had to get moving promptly. Would recommend.Heinrich BotesHeinrich Botes                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                We have been using Pioneer Freight for over 10 Years and have had nothing but excellent service all round from them. We use both the JHB and Cape Town offices and must compliment all staff members accordingly. Would highly recommend their services.Stephen ChettoaStephen Chettoa                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Pioneer Freight shipped was responsible for shipping a large, fragile package from Johannesburg to Cape town.They went the extra mile to discuss the shipping requirements and recommend additional packaging. The package arrived well packed and on time 2 days later, exactly as discussed.Highly recommended. Will use again in the futureChris-Jan KrugerChris-Jan Kruger                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                I've been using Pioneer freight for almost a year now and very happy with the excellent service.  I often have special requests and there has never been hesitation.  Thank you to Pam, Chantal and team.Dave NewDave New                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…                Sales lady, M ....👍Desire IsaacsDesire Isaacs                    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†                Friendly service and always kept up to date with arrangements!Charnelle Du ToitCharnelle Du Toit                    β˜…β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†                We moved half way with our shipment from Pioneer Freight to an other Freight Forwarder and and can say it was the best decision, they need communication skills, and how to act professionally or at least the agent who handled our shipment at the JHB Branch,  at least we received our deposit back, yes we paid already and then decided to ask for our money back they acted very unprofessionally, throughout we asked multiple times to work with someone else yet that could not have been done. was a very bad experience overallJanco LouwJanco Louwjs_loader