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If you work with sensitive pharmaceutical products that require temperature-controlled conditions, DSV has the cold chain logistics solutions you need.

With our extensive network, pharmaceutical and healthcare experience and global infrastructure, including SAHPRA approved, PharmaQMS and GDP-certified facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, you can be sure that your pharmaceutical and healthcare products are handled, managed and stored at the right temperature throughout their journey.

Three reasons to choose DSV for your cold chain logistics in South Africa


Licensed capacity

Our warehousing facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town are SAHPRA approved, PharmaQMS and GDP-certified and we can transport your sensitive products all over the world using both active containers and passive packaging. This ensures your valuable cargo is stable and at the required temperature at all times.
Risk assessment

Risk assessment

Every link in the cold chain represents the potential for problems. We understand the need for full control throughout the journey and assess risk and risk mitigation for all transport lanes for a smoother, more secure process.
End-to-end control

End-to-end control

With our own warehouses and air charter network, as well as an extensive network of ocean and road transport providers, we are able to have full control of cold chain logistics – from origin to destination.

Five temperature zones

Secure storage and transport at all temperatures

  • Temperature

    15°C to 25°C
    2°C to 8°C
    -15°C to -21°C
    -20°C to -30°C
    -60°C to -80°C

Reducing risk at every stage

Our cold chain logistics solutions are managed using the online platform Validaide. This is one of the industry’s most sophisticated subcontractor management and lane assessment programs. It aggregates data from over 2,500 trade lanes to simplify the process of qualifying suppliers and make risk identification more efficient.

Real-time monitoring and reporting

All Cold Chain vehicles have real time temperature monitoring throughout its journey, DSV monitors the exact status of your consignment and clients are notified of any out of specification readings. With this control and security in place, you can have full confidence in our cold chain logistics services and the temperature integrity of your valuable pharmaceutical consignments.

Cold chain logistics solutions for your specific products

As specialists in all types of pharmaceutical and healthcare logistics solutions, we can tailor-make the exact cold chain logistics services and solutions your products require. Talk to us to find out more.

A specialized healthcare cluster in Belgium

Read how we deliver temperature-controlled transport between Johannesburg and Brussels.

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