About Us

Value Materials Handling is part of Value Logistics which was founded in 1981 by Group CEO, Steven Gottschalk. The Value Group, with over 4 decades of experience in supply chain solutions, has become the supply chain partner of choice for many of South Africa’s leading brands.

We have an extensive product range of Material Handling Equipment:

  • Counterbalance Forklifts ranging from 1.8 ton to 45 ton Internal Combustion
    (Diesel & Petrol).
  • Electric Counterbalance Forklifts ranging from 1.5 ton to 16 ton capacity
    (Option of a Lead Acid or Lithium-Ion Battery).
  • Warehousing Equipment including 13 meter reach trucks, ride-on pallet trucks, pallet stackers, mini electric pallet trucks and also the latest AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle).


We offer the following Materials Handling Solutions:

  • Free new product demonstrations.
  • Sale of new equipment (With an option of a maintenance contract).
  • Lithium-Ion equipment.
  • Full Maintenance Leasing.
  • Short or Long Term Rentals (From daily to monthly hire).
  • Sale of Used Forklifts (We have a wide selection of used equipment in our show rooms).
  • Parts sales.
  • 24 Hours After Sales Service (Breakdowns).
  • Traction Batteries – Lead Acid (Sales or rental options)

Our partnership with HC allows us to provide our clients with a wider range of Materials Handling and Warehousing Equipment, made of the highest quality materials assembled in China. Products have been tried and tested and are sold in over 150 countries world-wide. We are proud to be the sole importer of such a world class product.

Why HC ?

  • HC is the 9th largest manufacturer of Materials Handling Equipment in the world.
  • HC ranks in the top 500 biggest manufacturing companies in China.
  • HC features in the Top 100 companies in the Mechanical Industry sector.
  • HC is a quality product offering the latest technology in
    Materials Handling Equipment through its large research and development department.
  • Through our partnership with HC we can offer a wide range of competitively priced,
    quality products that are very economical.


Nurturing your supply chain.
Every product.
Every kilometer.
Every step of the way.

The Value Group was founded in 1981 by Group CEO, Steven Gottschalk. The Value Group, with over 4 decades experience in supply chain solutions, has become the supply chain partner of choice for many South Africa’s leading brands.

Value Logistics is dedicated to building mutually beneficial long-term relationships by understanding the unique requirements and expectations of our customers, designing and implementing cost effective logistics solutions, uplifting the communities we operate in by creating employment, investing in skills development initiatives and thereby creating sustainability for all stakeholders.

Import & Export

  • Clearing & forwarding
  • International courier
  • Container haulage
  • Intermodal
  • Airfreight
  • Sea freight
  • Full truck loads to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland


  • Dedicated
  • Multi-principal
  • Transhipment
  • Bonded Dangerous goods
  • Flammable Temperature controlled food grade raw materials
  • Medical devices
  • IT integration security


  • Domestic and international courier
  • Breakbulk
  • Retail deliveries
  • DC deliveries
  • Front door deliveries
  • Home deliveries
  • Dangerous goods Reverse logistics
  • IT integration and security


  • Truck rental
  • Refrigerated fleet
  • Film fleet
  • Mine spec
  • Full maintenance leasing
  • Linehaul
  • Full truck loads
  • Dedicated distribution

Materials Handling

  • New equipment sales
  • Lithium-Ion equipment
  • Short & Long term rentals
  • Used equipment sales
  • Service and repairs
  • 24 Hours After Sales
    Service (Breakdowns)
  • Valpower batteries

Repairs & Maintenance

Vehicle Maintenance
Centre for:

  • Truck, trailer and forklift
  • Panel beating
  • Autobody repairs
  • Branding

Key Distributors

  • Warehousing
  • Distribution and wholesale of FMCG products to informal trade and forecourts