Kar-Tainer News

Kar-Tainer starts new contract in domestic China.

Posted in News on Feb 05, 2018

Kar-Tainer starts new contract in domestic China.

Kar-Tainer has started another contract in China, this time for the supply of its 4 car exterior loading cassettes to be used in the domestic movement of cars. The customer is a large automotive logistics operator based in the north east. The first cassettes arrived during the month of January, with more to arrive in February, and more scheduled by mid year.

Mercedes Benz South Africa extends "Other Destinations" contract with Kar-Tainer

Posted in News on Dec 06, 2017

The contract that Kar-Tainer has with MBSA for the shipment of C Class cars to global destinations, out of East London, South Africa, has been extended for a further 3 years. This contract has been running very successfully along side the Belgium contract. 

Kar-Tainer Changes it Look.

Posted in News on Dec 05, 2017

Kar-Tainer has changed it's appearance on paper with a new look logo that epitomizes it's advancement in the vehicle containerized transportation market. While it's principles of quick, safe, exterior loading is still the driving force behind its success in the industry, it was felt a new logo look would freshen it's already strong marketing presence.

Daimler extends C Class contract

Posted in News on Dec 05, 2017

The contract that Kar-Tainer has with the Lines shipping C Class cars out of East London, South Africa, to Zeebrugge, Belgium, has been extended into 2019. Due to the on-going success of this project Daimler has extended this contract beyond its initial 3 years, with the possibility of more extensions to come. 

Kar-Tainer to open presence in the U.K.

Posted in News on Apr 12, 2017

Due to increased activity in the European and UK marketplace, Kar-Tainer is setting up a permanent presence in the UK. To start this operation CEO, Richard Cox, will move to London in an endeavour to meet this demand. With the emphasis by OEM's for the quality of exterior loading, and Kar-Tainer's ability to handle volume safely, Kar-Tainer provides the only such solution to satisfy these stringent quality standards.

An increased in SKD (semi knocked down) shipments has also been a factor, particularly the on-going contract with JLR, based out of the Liverpool/Birmingham area. Richard envisages setting up the UK operation and after a 2-3 year period have a local permanent presence as Kar-Tainer expands even further in Europe.

This is on top of the Far East office opened in the latter quarter of 2016.
 

Social Media Recognises Kar-Tainer

Posted in News on Oct 20, 2016

The link below was recently bouncing around the airwaves of social media, and was posted by an individual who recognised the values of the Kar-Tainer systems - interesting reading below:

 http://speedsociety.com/this-is-how-to-load-cars-into-containers/?source=gmg

 

Daimler contract now passes 40,000 units

Posted in News on Aug 29, 2016

Kar-Tainer has now shipped in excess of 40,000 C Class Mercedes Benz sedans from East London, South Africa, to Zeebrugge, Belgium. This contract is now into its 20th month, and all concerned are extremely pleased with the performance of the Kar-Tainer systems and the resultant quality of the vehicles, with a damage rate of less than 0.1%, none of which were attributed to equipment failure.

Kar-Tainer opens office in Bangkok, Thailand

Posted on Jul 21, 2016

Kar-Tainer has announced the appointment of Dean Robinson as President - Asia/Pacific, based in Bangkok, to handle Kar-Tainer's increasing emphasis and presence in the Far East. Kar-Tainer has always seen this region as a very strategic one, and if now in a position to invest and grow this market with its many associations and partners in the region

Kar-Tainer has new presence in Far East

Posted on Jul 07, 2016

In response to a surge in demand for containerised vehicle shipments in the Far East, Kar-Tainer has employed Dean Robinson as President - Asia/Pacific, located in Thailand to handle this increasing segment of Kar-Tainer's business. As the market demands increasing quality standards for this specialised business, Kar-Tainer finds itself in the unique position of being the only supplier of systems that meet these standards, something this growing market is becoming ever more conscious of.

Kar-Tainer completes first phase SKD build for JLR

Posted on May 31, 2016

Kar-Tainer completed the initial build requirement of cassettes for the first phase of the JLR SKD contract to Brazil. As volumes increase over the next years this pool will be increased to accommodate new markets as well as new models.

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