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October 31st, 2014 No comments



On 27 September Kelrn Vervoer held the fourth annual Kelrn Soccer day. We had five participating teams, comprising of drivers, workshop, office, depot and Kelrn Trust teams and was a tough day with fierce competition between the participating teams. The finals was between the workshop and office teams with the workshop team emerging victorious. We would like to thank all involved for a fun eventful day.
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Kelrn Fleet Renewal and Expansion

July 25th, 2013 No comments

Kelrn logistics recently aquired 23 new 2013 Freightliner Argosy truck-tractors with Cummins 500 engines as part of our policy of ongoing fleet expansion and renewal. Together with the added reliability of the new vehicles, better weight distribution and improved fuel consumption will not only enable us to improve our excellent customer service, but will also lessen our footprint on the environment. Whether it be the customer or the environment, we are in it for the long haul.

Six a Side Cricket 2011

November 25th, 2011 No comments

Kelrn Vervoer took part in another successful six a side tournament for businesses held at Newton Primary School in Kimberley. We only built on the successes of last year and finished in the qurter finals this year. Kelrn Vervoer also took part in the ‘potjiekos’ competition held on Saturday and with Pieter van Eck  as cook Kelrn Vervoer cooked the winning pot. Thank you to all who participated and supported us during this fun weekend!

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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)

Casual Day

September 6th, 2011 No comments

We celebrated casual day and decided to dress according to the theme of ‘School Days’. We held a competition for the best dressed which turned out to be a tough decision, however in the end Ansie Groenewald emerged to be the winner.

Ansie Groenewald

Godfrey Mojaki

Marlize Botha

Junene Scorgie

Hanlie Edwards

Shaun Rheeder

Pieter van Eck

JP Naude

Alvarito Concalves

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Kelrn Staff Included In Griqua Amateur Rugby Team

September 6th, 2011 No comments

Congratulations to Jacques de Kock and Shaun Rheeder with their inclusion into the Amateur Griqua rugby team competing in the Amateur Week. The week is held from 5 September to 9 September 2011 at Absa Park in Kimberley. As staff members they make us proud, we would like to wish them well for the week that lay ahead. Good Luck!

SQAS Accreditation Passed!

August 25th, 2011 No comments

Kelrn has passed the SQAS accreditation with a average of 95.7%. This confirms that Kelrn meets the highest international standards set for the logistics industry. Health & safety, management, premises and accountability towards the environment is taken into consideration for approval.  Not only do this give our customers peace of mind but it also opens up a host of possibilities for KELRN as we will be listed with SASOL as an accredited transporter.

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.