Santova Limited (JSE:SNV)
Santova Limited (JSE:SNV) is a specialist international trade solutions business. The Group offers comprehensive supply chain solutions that enable clients to achieve competitive advantage through multi-dimensional innovative global supply chain solutions.
As companies continue seeking worldwide sourcing and to distribute products in multiple markets, they require extensive sophisticated operational and logistics solutions across geographies. Through its client-centric approach, Santova is able to capitalise on its offices in South Africa, Mauritius, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Mainland China, and use its systems and processes to leverage off a borderless and integrated world economy driven by globalisation and technological advancements.
International – Cross Border – Trade Solutions
Supply Chain Solutions
The design, planning, implementation, coordinating, controlling and monitoring of the integration and management of interdependent supply chain activities and global intellectual capital with the objective of enhancing further differentiation from competitors through the alignment of business strategy with supply chain optimisation.
The Group empowers its clients by unlocking supply chain data and facilitating transparency through unrivalled electronic tools which enables the strategic optimisation of the businesses supply chain. Its ‘virtual’ client–centric information systems accommodate client specific requests and adaptations to the software which allow interface with client systems. The result being global end-to-end inventory/order management and data interchange which offers a lot more than ‘typical’ track and trace services.
The planning, coordinating implementation, and controlling the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers’ requirements.
Client Sourcing and Procurement Management Services
At the request of its clients, the Group assists in the sourcing and procurement of goods, services or works from an external source. The Group's focus its to ensure they are procured at the best possible cost to meet the needs of the client in terms of quality and quantity, time, and location.
Express or Time Sensitive Courier Services
Santova Express is uniquely ‘client-centric’ in its offering and fulfils international express delivery requests on-demand, carrying out door-to-door delivery of goods, including attending to all formalities when delivering across international borders.
Risk solutions (short term insurance solutions) range from captive insurance products, profit share facilities, risk transfer and risk management programs to self-insurance funded facilities. This covers commercial, domestic, marine and structured specialist once-off insurance products.
- Specialist in-house supply chain intellectual capacity that:
- Provides customers with access to world class supply chain solutions and systems
- Adds significant value to customers through supply chain optimisation
- Also ensures a high level of customer loyalty and retention
- Virtual Supply Chain Management, intelligent technology and management information systems:
- Interface with customer systems to ensure seamless and accurate information flow
- Provide customers with web-based control, visibility and accurate real time information
- Ensure a high level of customer retention by playing a pro-active role in assisting customers to manage their supply chains
- An intelligent differentiated logistics strategy that:
- Is unique and customer centric in terms of system, process and operational integration
- Assumes responsibility for the entire supply chain, from supplier/source to the point of
- Is non-asset-based allowing for total flexibility, directly driven by customer requirements, instead of by internal capability
- An international infrastructure that provides:
- International end-to-end supply chain services across customers’ primary trade flow routes
- Local representation in key trade centre’s enabling seamless solutions to customers and
ensuring accountability and responsiveness
- Geographical and multicurrency diversification that hedges local currency variability
- The ability to duplicate logistics revenue streams at both ends of the supply chain whilst being cost and service competitive