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Taxi Strike – Cape Town

Posted on September 18th, 2017

Good day,

Please note that due to a city-wide strike by taxi operators, collections and deliveries today are going to be severely impacted. Reports are coming in of violence and intimidation of motorists in certain suburbs. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and ask you to bear with us. Please contact our CSD department on (021) 528 1000 for any queries regarding your shipment(s).

Kind regards,
The SFS team

JHB taxi strike – 15/06/2017

Posted on June 15th, 2017

Good day,

Please note that there is currently a taxi strike on the go in Johannesburg and Pretoria with blockades across major highways being experienced. Please note that collections and deliveries are going to be severely compromised as a result. Please contact your nearest branch for more information.

Kind regards,
The SFS team

Super storm to hit Cape Town – 07/07/2016

Posted on June 6th, 2017

Dear valued client,

We are expecting a super storm to batter Cape Town tomorrow and Thursday. Widespread flooding and winds estimated at 90km/h are expected. While every effort will be made to complete our collections and deliveries, we do expect delays along some of our routes. We ask that you bear with us in this regard. Please contact your nearest branch throughout the day for updates or check in on this page.

Regards,
The SFS team.

Durban taxi strike – 31/05/2017

Posted on May 31st, 2017

Good day,

Due to a massive taxi strike in Durban, all collections and deliveries are suspended until further notice. Please contact your nearest branch for more information.

Protest action – 07 April 2017

Posted on April 6th, 2017

Good day,

We are bracing for nationwide protest action tomorrow in light of recent events surrounding the cabinet reshuffle. Please see this attached document.

Kind regards,
The SFS team

National Strike action – 7 April 2017.

UPDATE – 07/04/2017 09:10am: Please note that we will be avoiding Pretoria as well as the JHB CBD. The entrance to CPT International Airport has also been blocked.

UPDATE – 07/04/2017 10:25am: Please note Isipingo and Amanzimtoti will not be serviced today due to theN2 being closed. Protesters are burning tyres on the freeway and stoning vehicles, causing vehicles to have to make U-turns. All deliveries and collections will be done on Monday.

UPDATE – 07/04/2017 10:45am: Randburg, Germiston and Honeydew all affected. Drivers instructed to avoid these areas.

UPDATE – 07/04/2017 11:30am: All roads in Durban Central, Springfield and Durban North are closed as well. No collections or deliveries in these areas.

UPDATE – 07/04/2017 12:00pm: Westville and Amanzimtoti have been blocked by buses. No go areas…

JHB highways blocked

Posted on March 10th, 2017

Good day,

Please note that all our deliveries will be affected due to a blockade on the R24 and traffic is piling up, affecting all other major roads out of our depot. Metered taxis have blocked the freeway as a protest against Uber. We will update you during the course of the day.

Kind regards,
The SFS team

Banking Details

Posted on February 9th, 2017

 

NO CHANGE OF BANKING DETAILS

This serves to confirm that our banking details have not changed.

It has come to our attention that a possible notice of change of our banking details may have been circulated, please kindly ignore such request.

Should you have received correspondence relating to this, whether electronically or telephonically, we would appreciate that you forward the same or advise us. Please do not submit any payment if you suspect a fraudulent request. Please check with your accounts manager or contact the Accounts and Billings department on (021) 528 1000.

Kind regards,
The SFS team.

Cape Town landline down

Posted on November 17th, 2016

Dear Customer,

Please note that we are having issues with our Cape Town office number and our service provider is looking into it. In the meantime, please contact us on our national number on 0861 737 000.

Alternatively, please send an email to collections@specialisedfreight.co.za with your query and someone will be in contact with you.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and we will endeavour to have this matter rectified as soon as possible.

Kind regards,
The SFS team

Protest in Pretoria CBD

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

Good day,

Please note that there will be a massive march in the Pretoria CBD today. The entire area will be a no-go area until further notice. Please contact your nearest branch for more information. We will update during the course of the day.

Regards,
The SFS team

Hammanskraal protest – 27/10/2016

Posted on October 27th, 2016

Dear client,

Please note that there are protests going on in Hammanskraal and we will not enter the area until it is safe to do so. Please contact your nearest branch to see if your delivery or collection is affected.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Regards,
The SFS team