Road Transport

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Warehousing, Distribution

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Containerised Rail

We manage rail to and from the ports in South Africa, let us manage yours Read more

Air Freight

Like with Sea, from South Africa to the world and back again Read more


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Information Technology – Going Beyond Intelligent Logistics in South Africa

There may be a lot of hype around Information Technology in South Africa and what it can do for you personally, but can it really help you in your business and will it open doors to new transport, freight, logistics possibilities for your company?. TSI Central Station, headquartered in Johannesburg, Gauteng, with offices in Cape Town and Durban, has perfected the Control Tower. In 2006 we developed a system that makes sure we provide you with what is important, no need to log on, check update or try navigate to find the information you need.

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Total Logistics Management

We offer total logistics management for all modes of transport, freight & logistics, find out how your company can save on your transport, freight, warehousing, distribution and logistics costs in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, or anywhere else in South Africa. Anything Is Possible.

Transport & Logistics

Take Our Free Logistics Assesment

TSI Central Station will perform a free 2 day on-site transport & logistics assessment, we conduct interviews with prospective companies & clients in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Gauteng, Durban and Cape Town, to listen and understand the following supply chain functions within a client’s business;

The areas we cover are:
1. Strategy
2. Organisation structure
3. Inbound logistics
4. Outbound logistics
5. Warehousing
6. Stock planning and management
7. Review of key metrics

Years in business

Happy Clients

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Trucking Durban to Johannesburg
At TSI Central Station, being an independent Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) provider means activating and managing your entire supply chain or parts of your supply chain, where INNOVATIVE TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS MORE


TSI Central Station is an independent transport & logistics company that is one of the industry’s leading non-asset fourth party logistics (4pl) service providers. We offer INNOVATIVE TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS, MORE

south africa has to cut logistics costs

Worldwide, the logistics sector suffered from the effects of the economic downturn the past year or two. This forced those involved to reconsider the entire way in which supply chains are designed and managed . read more

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Our Innovation

Thank you for visiting the home of innovative transport & logistics. Here you will find how for the past ten years, TSI Central Station has owned and operated what is today called as a “Control Tower”. We created a competitive advantage by using technology to drive the most important factors, price and service.

Read November 2016’s Disruptions in Global Freight Forwarding by DREWRY SUPPLY CHAIN ADVISORS, just enter your email address here and we will mail you a copy:


TSI Central Station is an independent transport & logistics company that is one of the industry’s leading non-asset fourth party logistics (4pl) service providers. We offer INNOVATIVE TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS, with the backup of the most professional third party logistics providers(3pl) in the industry. Our services cover the entire supply chain. Our goal and purpose is to offer our clients a competitive advantage by managing their supply chains through our intelligent, innovative and integrated solution. We are driven to reducing our client’s overall costs in these tough uncertain economic times.

This means we buy the best possible rates & service and offer our clients a competitive advantage. Find out what we do

Contact us for affordable freight service by rail, road, sea and air. these services are between Johannesburg and Durban, Johannesburg & Cape Town, Johannesburg & Port Elizabeth and every town in between.

TSI Central Station – Innovative Transport & Logistics 

At TSI Central Station, being an independent Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) provider means activating and managing your entire supply chain or parts of your supply chain, where INNOVATIVE TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS is created.  Unlike many that use the 4PL model to ‘consult’, we use the model to improve service levels but mostly to reduce logistics costs.

The success of TSI Central Station has been built by taking ownership of the logistics supply chain and partnering with right companies to ensure that you the client have the last say and can seamlessly switch service providers without ever affecting your business. Whether you are an importer, exporter, agent or manufacturer this is the logistics home for you. Taking one element of the supply chain or a few together is where we excel.

We employ talented and professional logistics personal, that understand the business intimately. We have over the past 10 years developed a system that drives our staff, connects all the suppliers to ensure you have total transparency. Our system allows reporting on any platform you need, this includes integration into or out of your system, this preventing re-work.

What does this mean for you as a client?


You effectively have a “Control Tower” of your entire supply chain, no matter the mode of transport or the geographic location. Even if we are only managing one element of the supply chain, you have total visibility.

Your stock planning, warehousing, and management become seamless, again for both Inbound, outbound, closed distribution or in many cases the reverse logistics.


TSI Central Station takes full responsibility for the logistics of your business or the logistics in your client’s business. We do this by always allowing you to make the decisions for your business, we manage every aspect right down to POD (proof of delivery) management.

Latest technology

We use the latest technologies to bring transport & logistics to your fingertips for decision making.


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    Cost reduction

    Your true logistics costs are immediately reduced. in distribution, transport, procurement and staffing.

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    stock holding

    Your stock holding is reduced and your order cycles are more precise.

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    Your logistics is transparent, you can see exactly what is happening and when it will happen.

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    We don’t re-create a solution for you, we adapt ours to work with yours to ensure you can focus on what you do and not on what your logistics partner should be doing for you.

In a white paper by ACCELLOS, they conclude the white paper by saying. 

Shippers and logistics service providers have the same primary goals: to exceed customer expectations while maximising efficiency and minimising supply chain risk. Both shipper and logistics service providers want to stay ahead of the game and keep up with the rapidly evolving digital communications and data trends. The 4PL model offers a mechanism for achieving these goals and fostering deeper, more strategic, innovative partnerships.

For companies that want to become part of the next generation of logistics providers, there are purpose-built, best-of-breed technology solutions available that handle the primary challenge access to cutting edge technology that encompasses supply chain efficiency execution, EDI, and accurate information management functions.The complex management of clients with the additional layer for 4PLs and the billing aspect can be easily done with the right solution. These systems facilitate the implementation of the 4PL strategy without the large upfront costs and risks of custom developing a solution. By combining the technology solutions available with the strong service capabilities of the third party logistics providers, there are no longer barriers to building 4PL partnerships.

It is now clear that the logistics market is ready and waiting for the 4PL model. Whereas before the data to support this thought model was not present and technology not yet advanced enough, all of the tools are available to the successful 3PL aspiring to become part of the next generation of the high performing supply chain elite.

The future of innovative transport & logistics, starts here. 

Welcome to TSI Central Station’s website.

For over a decade TSI Central Station has been offering real innovative transport & logistics solutions, these include cost saving (which is a small part), and a different approach to the same old problems faced in our industry. For specific information on what we do and how we do it, click this link “Our Services“.

Here we will show you everything we do in the Transport & Logistics world.

At TSI Central Station we believe, being a disruptor is what makes us a highly successful option for your business. We trust you will find in TSI Central Station a full service South African freight & logistics company offering the best regional and international service by air, road, sea, or rail while keeping your costs low. We are well positioned to offer our customers physical distribution throughout South Africa. Talk to us about the expeditious movement of your air, road, sea, or rail freight. Ship your cargo with one of the leading shipping and transport companies in South Africa.

Our approach is innovative, where we challenge the traditional thinking in our industry. When we say Innovative Transport & logistics, we mean exactly that.

TSI Central Station was built to ensure that your business is maximising opportunity and profits.

Take at look at what we do, what is possible and what makes us different, as an independent transport and logistics service provider in South Africa. Whether your company is based in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban or anywhere else in South Africa for that matter, we give you a competitive edge, where it counts.

Our unique approach to total cost optimisation is different because we combine experience with technology, to help customers reduce costs and show true Innovative Transport & logistics.

“The concept of a fourth-party logistics (4PL) provider was first defined by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) as an integrator …….”

Now perfected by TSI Central Station
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Innovative Transport & logistics

Benefits of working with us:

  • Immediate Cost Saving
  • Competitive Advantage
  • One Supplier – Total Solution
  • Manage activities of multiple 3PL providers.
  • Extensive experience in integration.
  • Staff that have the experience


“…Using TSI Central Station has added value to our business, primarily by improved stock holdings and most importantly reduction in our transport & logistics costs…”



Where to find us

30 Arena Cl,H.Santos Bld, 2nd Floor East Wing Johannesburg, 2198

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+27 11 868-2444

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