Chiefs Transport CC is a trucking company operating in the Western Cape.

The company was established in 2004 by the late Thilendren “Chief” Govender. The name of the company originates from the rank Mr. Govender held whilst serving in the South African Navy for more than 20 years. Today, his legacy is kept alive by his sons and surviving spouse.

At the moment our primary service offering is providing efficient container transportation across the Western Cape i.e. empty and full container transportation. We are also licensed Removal in Bond transporter which provides added benefits to our loyal customers. We are strategically positioned in Paarden Eiland which allows us quick access to Cape Town Multi-Purpose and Container Terminals and the various local depots.

Customer satisfaction is our priority focus and combined with our very competitive rates and hands approach by the Owners, makes Chiefs the “transporter of choice” for several of our customers.


Chiefs Transport is a Level 2 BBBEE accredited company providing more than 30 jobs
and also committed to helping smaller black-owned trucking companies grow their business.

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Empty & Full Containers Transportation

• Transportation of empty containers to and from Cape Town Terminals and various local depots
• Delivery of Import full containers from all Cape Town Terminals to all areas in the Western Cape for off-loading and returning the empty to the designated depot.
• Collection and delivery of empty containers from various local depots to all areas in the Western Cape for loading and transporting these full containers to the port for export.
• Weigh containers for the Solas
• Pre-advice of export containers
• Cross-Hauls to various depots for Custom Exam
• Assist with Quotations and Facilitate slide loader and Hazchem containers
• Arrange storage of containers

Break Bulk

Our tri and double axel flat deck trailers allow for transportation of palletised goods to various locations within the Western Cape. All pallets are securely strapped and covered with a waterproof tarpaulin to protect the good whilst in transit.


Container Sales, Repairs and Conversions

• Sale and Leasing of 6m and 12m containers
• Conversions of containers to meet individual specifications
• Repair of containers