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We share our experience in delivering effective solutions to the complex global supply chains of some of the world’s biggest corporations..

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You benefit from every innovation, whether it involves a simple extension to our Air and Ocean Freight products, whether it means a development in Warehousing.

24/7 Support

All of which explains why you’ll find the team at Tradestream ready to apply their passion for solutions in support of your business.

About Us

Tradestream is a logistics and working capital solutions provider. As part of our service offering we provide freight forwarding, logistics management and trade finance to our select clients using our state of the art information technology systems.

Our Background

Saxport was established in 1989 and was focused on the export of break-bulk shipments, primarily to the United States.

In 2006 the Company branded itself as Saxport International Logistics and expanded its service offering to provide clients with a comprehensive range of logistic management services.

In 2010 the company acquired its own warehousing and bonded cargo facilities in Johannesburg, established a national branch network and formally entered the project logistics market.

In 2014, Saxport acquired Tradestream Technology, a supply chain management software systems house, and rebranded to Tradestream.

In 2016 Tradestream disposed of the IT research and development part of its business to former directors.

Our Services



Tradestream provides clients with access to, and the use of, our Tradestream System as the product, with international trade and wider supply chain services in support of the overall solution.

Tradestream provides a hosted and managed solution, accessed over the web. We integrate with finance systems, client ERP and Purchase Order Management systems, logistics and LSP systems, and other relevant service providers as well as customs clearance systems.

Our integrated solution encompasses end-to-end import & export processes and is supported by outsourced business processing services as and when required by our clients.


Tradestream Logistics is the freight forwarder and international trade division of the company. We partner in more than 160 countries and over 500 cities worldwide.

With our Head Office in Johannesburg, and representative offices at all major ports in South Africa, we offer a full import & export logistics service, receiving cargo, consolidating and forwarding up to final destinations world-wide.

We provide a comprehensive import & export forwarding service in conjunction with our partners from around the globe.

Tradestream Capital is able to offer clients a model which maximises their working capital mix, as well as managing the risk of unforeseen circumstances.

By replacing your working capital in your imports, we enable you to free up and allocate your capital to your core business to improve efficiencies and to grow.

Our finance division allows you to have one point of contact for all aspects of your imports & exports.

Tradestream Project Logistics is a specialised projects company providing project logistics management to the oil and gas, mining, wind power and construction industries, encompassing all related services.

Projects dedicated staff are experienced in all aspects of project logistics management – from the pre-feasibility phase through to the commissioning phase. Tradestream Projects has an extensive international representation through OTS and the WCA Projects network and suppliers that understand the special needs of project cargo.

Tradestream Projects are able to offer value added services to the projects industry, including procurement, logistics execution plans, marine surveys, route surveys, quality control inspections, contractual assistance, specialised sea and air charters, cross trades, heavy lift management and the on-going logistics requirements of the project once commissioned.

Tradestream Affiliates


Tradestream has a powerful, an independent, a non-exclusive network

World Cargo Alliance (“WCA”) is the world’s largest and most powerful network of independent freight forwarders. It is a world-wide non-exclusive network that is neutrally managed and operated to truly benefit its members.

The WCA Network, including WCA Inter Global, WCA First, WCA Advanced and WCA Projects, now has a total of 6 318 member offices globally, all examined and rated prior to being accepted for membership.

The WCA Family remains the innovator in the logistics industry, bringing its members exclusive benefits such as insurance programs, risk management and a member-to-member payment program. Listening to members, the WCA Family continues to develop industry-leading solutions to the problems faced every day, by even the best independent forwarders, and never ceases to provide the best range of benefits available anywhere, with unrivalled value.

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