Jacobs Transport


Cross Border

Jacobs Transport can assist with transport requirements and border clearance to all neighbouring countries and into Africa as far north as Lubumbashi (DRC). Typical destinations include:

  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Zimbabwe
  • Malawi
  • Namibia
  • Namibia (via Botswana)
  • Swaziland
  • Zambia
  • Mozambique
  • Mozambique (via Zimbabwe)

Distribution into the BLNS states requires compliance with the respective Customs Border Management procedures and requirements, goods are not permitted to go through the border unless certain documents accompany them therefore Jacobs ensures that the following is in place:

  • All goods destined to Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland is accompanied by a tax invoice which is zero VAT rated, clear goods description and each line entry has values expressed in South African currency
  • The invoice indicates the shippers name, address, registration number, VAT number as well as Exporter code number. Consignee’s name and physical address, VAT registration number / Deferment account or IVCF certificates for the Lesotho transactions
  • BLNS clients are fully registered as importers with their respective Revenue Authorities


  • More than 20 years’ expertise in a very specialised field
  • Machine moving & Rigging
  • One-stop shop for Abnormal Loads
  • Permits and escorts as well as route approvals
  • Border Clearance to all neighbouring countries and into Africa
  • Hazardous Chemicals transport certified
  • Explosives transport certified
  • An ISO 9001: 2015 Compliant Company


  • Sidelifters
  • Lowbeds (Abnormal)
  • Rollbacks
  • Extendable Trailers
  • Links & Flat Decks
  • Crane Trucks of various sizes and reaches
  • Hidrokon - 165ton truck mounted crane
  • & lots more

Simply put, Jacobs Transport’s strives to be a reliable and ethical company providing our clients with the most efficient service possible. Our biggest assets are our professional and dedicated staff and state of the art equipment. We value our clients, suppliers and service providers and will honor our commitments in line with this mission statement.


We look forward to hearing from you soon! Should you have any queries do not hesitate to contact us.


[caldera_form id=”CF5b67e6aef25c9″]

Get A Quote
Get a Quote
Greetings from Jacobs Transport - Please provide us with the scope of work and a picture to receive a quotation in minutes.