The Intermodal facility is situated in the vicinity of Foskor company, and Phalaborwa Mining Company (PMC). It is operated by the Container and Automotive Business division in Transnet. Currently, about 99.5% of the commodities handled at the facility are mining products from PMC and Foskor. These mineral products are transported in containers and are destined for the Durban and Maputo habours for export.
The intermodal facility currently dispatches about 400 containers per month, whilst the facility can handle about 45 containers per day at full capaity. For handling of containers, the facility has 1 reach stacker, 2 mobile cranes, and 2 forklifts. The reach stacker is used as the main operating equipment, whilst the mobile cranes and the forklifts are on standby to assist when required. The yard can store upto 300 containers. There are management offices onsite.
The Intermodal facility operates from 6 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday. When there is a need, the facility also operates on weekends. There is a 24 hour security service on the premises.
An intermodal container terminal is situated in the industrial area, along Mark street in Polokwane. The facility is operated by the Container and Automotive Business in Transnet. Currently, the facility handles mostly chrome in containers that are destined for Pretoria/Durban.
The facility utilizes 1 reach stacker to handle the containers, and there is an overhead gantry crane that is going to be decomissioned. There are management offices onsite.
The facility operates from 7am to 16:30 from Moday to Friday, and also operates on weekends when there is a need. The facility is guarded by a 24 hour security.
The area is located at the Tzaneen station. There are no facilities dedicated to the handling of goods on site. The area is solely used for the loading of citrus fruits during the months of May, June, and July only, and thereafter there are activities in the area.
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