Abnormal load transported across Africa

Freight logistics company Transnetwork African Freight recently transported an oversized cargo from Durban Port in South Africa across several African countries to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The transport took 10 days to complete. (Photo: Transnetwork African Freight)

The largest cargo, a crane beam, measured 35 meters long and was received at Durban Port. It travelled over the course of ten days through Musina, Zimbabwe and Zambia before reaching its destination.

“Though our vast infrastructure in central and southern Africa, we service all available road freight routes such as: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Congo Republic, DRC, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe,” said a spokesperson for the company.

Transnetwork African Freight manage their own fleet of trucks that can carry loads from 7 tonne rigids to 111 tonne abnormal units.

The company’s fleet consists of dedicated vehicles, abnormal vehicles, flat-decks, tankers, well decks, skeletal trailers, air ride units, crane truckers, hazardous parking, transport vehicles, heavy lift cranes, 31 tonnes reach stackers as well as car carriers.


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