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Sprocket MTB Challenge & Spur School MTB League

March 27th, 2015 No comments

Alpha Beta Cycles and Spur Kimberley will be hosting the Sprocket MTB Challenge & Spur School MTB League on 28 March at Kelrn Vervoer. Entry time will be 09:00 – 09:30 at Kelrn Vervoer and the start time will be at 10:00. The race will take place irrespective of weather conditions. Contact Wimpie Geyer at 082 899 8970 or Erika Venter at 084 552 2063. The following categories will be hosted:

 

Kids – R80 Entrance

Under 6 – 1Km

Under 8 – 2Km

Under 10 – 4KM

Under 12 – 6Km

 

Opens – R100 Entrance

30KM

60Km

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Kelrn donates R200,000 to charity!

March 3rd, 2015 No comments

It has always been a dream of Kelrn Vervoer to become involved with charity. During August 2013 we made the decision to host the first Kelrn MTB Classic on 7 December the same year. From the onset we decided that it will be a family event with entertainment for the kids. The event also coincided with the annual Koeistal Christmas Market where quality, hand-made products are for sale.

The 2013 event was hosted for the benefit of Jannie Roux Children’s Home in Barkly West. The day was a big success with 135 entrants who participated and the large sum of R85,000 was raised in a very short amount of time. Every child received clothing vouchers and the remaining funds was used for equipment.

In 2014 we tackled the project with the fund raising target set at R200,000. The decision was also made to make the event more professional with chip-based time keeping. We bought a large number of chips which stay the property of the Kelrn MTB Classic event, these chips are then issued to entrants at registration and returned after the race. This was a first for any MTB event held in the Northern Cape.

We hosted the event on 15 November 2014 and received 238 entries which was above our wildest expectations. As a result our goal was reached and on 21 February 2015 we donated the amount of R200,000 to the Christina Kiddie Children’s Home. This was the biggest donation that they have received to date.

The goal for 2015 is to focus on a wide spectrum of children’s care and to donate the funds raised to more than one institution.

 

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Freda Meiring, Joy de Kock, Kenne de Kock (Left to right)

 

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Johann Liebenberg (John Williams BFN), Petra & Morné Viviers (Auto Tyre Barkly West), Freda Meiring(Christina Kiddie), Joy & Kenne de Kock (Kelrn Vervoer), Sello Nkotoane (Afrisam Ulco), Thinus Jansen van Vuuren (ABSA KBY), Koos Badenhorst (Kelrn Vervoer) (Left to right)

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KELRN Soccer Day and Year End Function 2012

December 10th, 2012 No comments

On 24 November 2012 the KELRN Soccer Day were held with a lunch for employees and their families.  Five teams from the different departments took part and on the end of the day the team from the KELRN Workshop emerged to be the winners of 2012.  Congratulations to the winning team!  The Soccer Day was a fun event that was enjoyed by employees as well as supporters!
Lunch was served in the “Koeistal” after the soccer for the employees and their families where awards were handed out to achievers of the year.  We would like to thank each and everyone that was involved in planning this event, for a very successful day.

The Depot Team

“Depot Team”

“Drivers Team”

“Personnel Team”

“KELRN Trust Team”

“Workshop Team” – “The Champions of 2012″

“Receiving their Awards and Trophy”

“The Game”

“The Supporters”

“The Supporters”

“Awards”

“Lunch”

Kelrn Soccer Day

November 4th, 2011 No comments

Kelrn hosted a soccer day as a fun event for employees on 22 October 2011. Five teams from the different departments took part but eventually the Kelrn Trust team emerged to be the victors. Nonetheless it was a event organized with company spirit in mind and a lot of fun was had. We would like to thank all involved as well as to congratulate the winning team.

The winning team and supporters

Solomon and Jacques taking a tumble

Fighting it out on the field

(Fltr. Sam, Samuel, Ishmael, Tau, Edwin and Abraham)

SQAS Accreditation

August 2nd, 2011 No comments

Kelrn is currently in the process of aquiring SQAS (Safety & Quality Assessment System) accreditation. SQAS is a system to evaluate the quality, safety, security and environmental performance of Logistics Service Providers and Chemical Distributors in a uniform manner by single standardised assessments carried out by independent assessors using a standard questionnaire. This will ensure that Kelrn meets the highest standards in the logistics industry which will in turn lead to ease of mind for our valued clients.

Welcome Jan Fivaz!

August 2nd, 2011 No comments

Jan Fivaz, a Financial Management Consultant, have been involved with the Kelrn group since June 17 2011. Jan obtained his B. Comm degree from the UOFS after which he also obtained a B Compt (Hons) degree through UNISA; he also has a diploma in Education. He did his articles at the present day PWC. After he completed his articles he was primarily involved in financial management positions at Suidwes Landbou in Leeudoringstad (8 years) followed at GWK, where he was appointed as Executive Manager: Finance and Systems.

Jan is married to Maria and they have two children, Erik (20) and Heste (18) and they are living in Kimberley.

Tanker Fleet Recently Expanded

August 2nd, 2011 No comments

KELRN Vervoer recently expanded its fleet with two additional new Fuel tankers from Tankclinic together with two Freightliner Columbia MBE4000 truck-tractors. The combination of the Freightliner Columbia together with the Tankclinic tanker is capable of hauling a payload of 40,000 liter.

Hazchem Accreditation

February 17th, 2011 No comments

 

We are in the process of getting all our Tautliner and Flatdeck vehicles Hazchem accredited in addition to our Fuel Tankers that is already accredited. This will allow us to transport dangerous goods such as certain fertilizers and aerosols . This is in line with our vision to provide a larger range of services to our clients. We will update as soon as the process is finished.

New Renault Trucks Aquired

December 16th, 2010 No comments

KELRN recently bought two new Renault Premiumlander trucks after extensive testing.  The trucks are fitted with refrigerated bodies in a rigid setup and have a payload of 32tons or 36 pallets with the trailor hitched and boast with excellent fuel economy.

Kelrn Vervoer Aquired New Fuel Tankers

November 11th, 2010 No comments

KELRN Vervoer recently expanded its fleet with three new Fuel tankers from Tankclinic together with four Freightliner Columbia truck-tractors. The increase tare weight made it possible to increase the payload to above 40,000 liter. The Freightliner Columbia with the MB4000 engine increased our payload on the front axel from 6,688 kg to 7,258 kg. KELRN also received the benefit of a very good fuel consumption on these trucks.