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Bolstering your footprint with our nationwide courier service

Whether you’re a major operation that requires a freight forwarding partner or a small operator who needs assistance with express delivery distributions, we can work out an affordable, flexible courier solution that’s customised to meet your needs.

With a nationwide footprint of more than 1,600 towns and cities throughout Southern Africa - as well as Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland, we are your daily last mile carrier of choice. We will deliver your parcel safely on time, and offer a range courier solutions. Use DSV's cost effective local courier for your national or cross-border parcel.

We’re also meeting the increasing demand for e-commerce solutions, which combine online choice with offline convenience – you can purchase online and have delivery at a suitable time and place.

For consumers and SMEs who do not have an account with DSV, you can book a shipment here and pay online.

Get a quote or send a parcel anywhere  

Our services include:

Standard courier service

We have been specialising in the last mile delivery of envelopes and small parcels to and from any business or home address in Southern Africa for more than 37 years. 

Choose a local courier service option that suits you:

Economy delivery

1-5 working days
Cost effective option
We deliver your freight anywhere in South Africa through our national network at stipulated transit times 

Same day delivery

Delivery within 24 hours
Premium service
Connects six major hubs across the country within 12 hours

Express delivery

1-2 working days, depending on location
For time sensitive parcels
Our vast footprint ensures nationwide courier coverage for your business


Our retail service offers you a streamlined approach to the retail market through a nominated delivery day schedule and distribution centre delivery booking service, with the option to request a dedicated service. This is a cost-effective delivery service with a national reach and reliable consistent service.

Cross border courier - Botswana Lesotho Namibia Swaziland (BLNS)

As part of a global organisation, we provide you with an international and cross-border delivery service. You have the choice between a Dedicated, Express and Economy delivery service to Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. Delivery times differ between these services and are also influenced by customer clearance and border conditions.

Transporting dangerous goods

Let us help you with shipping hazardous goods. Our experts are here to assist you with the risks.


Visit DSV Direct for more information on courier services & options


DSV Courier in numbers

Ever wondered how your courier parcel gets to you?

Watch this video showing how sorter automation technology enables parcels to move through the networks seamlessly with less human intervention and therefore handling, damages and claims.

Business Excellence Award

Foreign Owned Courier Companies operating domestically or internationally

PMR Award - DSV

Any questions?

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