About
Beyond Courier and Logistics

The philosophy of our team is to complete safe warehousing and delivery of your consignments at the requested time, in the most cost effective way possible. Our operations team is fully equipped with the latest information technology software to deal with any situation regarding your delivery.

Beyond realizes that managing costs is an important factor in the success of our clienteles business and are therefore committed to being competitively priced. We have branches in all the major centers within close proximity of the airports. Beyond are leaders in the Information Technology Freight field. Making use of cutting edge technology with programs developed specifically for our client’s needs.

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Company Overview
Beyond Logistics (Pty) Ltd

about-imgBeyond Courier and Logistics is an independent logistics supply chain management company with service offerings relating to the all elements of warehousing and distribution requirements. With clientele from all industries, we specialize in time sensitive and security issues surrounding express courier and distribution, airfreight, road freight, sea freight, national / regional, international distribution, cold chain, warehousing and all criteria in the logistics supply chain. Our team’s commitment and focus is to complete safe warehousing and delivery of your consignment at the requested time, in the most cost effective way possible. Our operations team are fully equipped with the latest information technology software to deal with any situation regarding your delivery , making use of cutting edge technology with programs developed specifically for our client’s needs. Beyond with over 60 years of combined experience and expertise applies customized tailor-made solutions to suit specific customer needs. Our dynamic and unique approach produces lower costs with higher service offerings, being an integral part to our customer’s success.

Beyond Logistics offering is unique, with long term customer and supplier relationships, our proven systems and processes have produced unsurpassed results. Our expertise and highly trained staff specialize in the fields of: Freight Management, Contract Logistics, Transportation Management, Distribution Management and End-to-end Visibility. Each of these service offerings is underpinned by an unwavering commitment to true service excellence.Beyond realizes that managing costs is an important factor in the success of our clienteles business and are therefore committed to being competitively priced.

We have branches in all the major centres within close proximity of the airports.

Freight Management
  • Air and ocean forwarding
  • Import and export
  • Customs brokerage
  • Consolidation and deconsolidation services
  • Courier services
  • Project management
Transportation Management
  • Domestic and over-border African distribution
  • Route optimization
  • Standard milk runs
  • Truck brokerage
Contract Logistics
  • Warehouse management
  • Cross-docking
  • Merge in transit
  • Line-feeding
  • Assembly and kitting
  • Bond and free-store warehousing
End-to-End Visibility
  • Purchase Order management
  • Project management
  • Complete product end-to-end visibility
Distribution Management
  • Shared distribution facilities
  • Home deliveries
  • Order management consolidation
  • Reverse logistics
  • Repair and returns
  • Spare parts
Comprehensive Insurance
  • Marine
  • Warehousing and in-transit coverage

Core industry
competence

Why choose Beyond Logistics?

  • Key partnerships
  • Our unique servicing model
  • Key technology systems
  • Competitive differentiators
  • Customer tools

Core Services

  • Supply chain Management
  • Distribution
  • Transportation
  • Risk management
  • Customs

Meet
the Team

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James Elsey
(CEO)

James Elsey has been involved in the logistics industry for over 25 years. With a “hands on” approach focusing on service which drives results, James founded Zap express c.c in 1994. Experiencing rapid growth he decided to form Zap / Courier Direct (Pty) Ltd. Successfully growing Courier Direct to be one of the largest privately owned courier companies within South Africa.

Realizing the need for a logistics network to be formed specializing in niche markets, James concentrated on rural town next day delivery, ensuring that urgent and cold chain requirements are consistently maintained. The network created is undoubtedly the most extensive in the country enabling all clients to have total peace of mind. James believes certain criteria such as well-trained hard working staff, honesty, principles, communications and ethics are the “essential tools” sometimes forgotten in logistics.

James has partnered with the leading Supply Chain minds in the country over an extended period and expertise cover all spheres (warehousing, sea freight, clearing, forwarding, I.T systems) of the supply chain. With the need to create companies that concentrate on pricing with personalized , unsurpassed service, James started Beyond Courier and Logistics (Pty) Ltd in 2004 . His focus to lessen costs with improved service offerings, Beyond has proven and established unsurpassed logistics solutions. Being unique , Beyond has experienced rapid success and growth and with the formation of the Beyond Group of companies , incorporating Beyond Courier and Logistics (Pty) Ltd , Beyond Warehousing (Pty) Ltd , Beyond Outsource (Pty) Ltd and Beyond Sales and Marketing (Pty) Ltd , allows customers to partner with Beyond within the total supply chain environment. James currently holds the position of Group Chief Executive Officer , other directorships/shareholding include (founder) Hluvukani cc, (founder) Animal Health Distribution (Pty) Ltd (AHD) and (founder) Nucleus Chain Stores (Pty) Ltd.

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    Dee Ann Karaolis
    (General Manager)

    Dee Ann joined Beyond at the inception of the company , 11 years ago. Dee Ann has been in the logistics industry for 15 years , building up a portfolio understanding all fascets relating to supply chains. In joining Beyond, Dee Ann implemented systems, processes and procedures, playing major roles in the success and growth of Beyond.

    Dee Ann prides herself on ensuring customer satisfaction at all levels , and firmly believes that until the customer has received the delivery , Beyonds work is not complete, forming close “on the ground “relationships with customers – who totally entrust her to oversee their supply chain requirements. Dee Anns skills and expertise comprise of sea/air/road freight, it, accounts, customer relations, administration and management. Dee Ann holds the position of General Manager

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      Miguel Taylor
      (Operations Manager)

      Miguel has been part of the Beyond team for 10 years and overseen and ensured the success of vast projects. With skills throughout the supply chain Miguel specializes in management of system integration, information technology, warehouse management and distribution networks (to name but a few).

      Miguel’s interaction with clientele from all industries coupled with his skills and knowledge has proven to be an integral part of the success of the Beyond formula.
      Being from the “new era “of supply chain management, Miguel was the driving force on many it initiatives, such as the Beyond Freight application.

      Studying a B COM quantative management degree followed by Logistics management Miguel looks forward to being involved in the future success and growth of the Beyond family.

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        Richard Mabedlhe
        (Managing Director)

        Richard Mabedlhe has over 35 years’ experience in the logistics industry and has worked for various companies such as Putco, Transnet, Wicks Hardware and Federated Timbers. Richard brings unsurpassed experience, knowledge and expertise to the Beyond stable. His focus on systems, staff, employment and warehouse management allows Beyond customers have peace of mind relating to all stock, warehousing and distribution matters. Richard holds a diploma in Stock Control and Warehouse Management (Damelin), Logistics Management and a Transportation Management Diploma from the University of Johannesburg. Richard currently holds the position of Managing Director of Beyond Warehousing.