Jacobs Transports 18 Points of Culture

Jacobs Transports 18 Points of Culture



            Jacobs is 100% committed to you and sees new challenges as opportunities to prove that commitment.  Even in the toughest times, we have your back.


            Our word is our law.  Jacobs does not make promises we do not intend to keep.  We deliver what we promised, every time.


            We consult our moral compass before making any big decisions and ethical practices are integral to our company culture.

Service Excellence:

            The combination of our commitment and integrity ensures that we deliver consistent, excellent service.


Sometimes it’s not what you say, but how you say it.  We maintain respect in all our dealings and keep a positive attitude in mind.


A job is not done until it has been completed successfully.  Our determination ensures that we achieve success.


Jacobs is a team in the truest sense of the word.  We support each other, give feedback when there is room to grow and are always willing to lend a hand.


Balance in all parts of life is what we strive for.  Well-balanced staff deliver better service.


Part of balance is having fun.  Life is a journey and we enjoy playing a few games along the way.


            It is good to take stock of the good things in life often.  Appreciating what you have is the first step to growth.


            Abundance is about giving as much as it is about receiving.  We are grateful for all we have and keen on sharing it with the world.


Loyalty is important to us at Jacobs.  We are loyal to our company, clients and colleagues.


We will be there, always.  Jacobs values reliability and commitment.


Trust is vital in our industry and Jacobs prides itself on earning the trust of all our customers.


Our interaction with others is always respectful, despite power-relations or position.  All people have dignity worth respecting.


We take full responsibility for our actions and are accountable for the consequences of those actions.


Continuous growth means looking for new opportunities to give better service and support to both clients and colleagues.


We strive for ultimate victory over all your challenges.

Machine Moving & Rigging

Jacobs Transport has specialised in the very particular field of Machine Moving and Rigging.  Doing what we do requires an expansive knowledge and expertise.

We are capable of offering a wide array of Transportation solutions within this field thanks to our well-trained staff and specialised equipment.

  • Rigging, Loading, and Offloading positioning of any machinery up to 75 tonnes with in-house equipment.
  • Abnormal Transport and the associated requirements like permits and escorts.
  • Factory Moves that require a variety of solutions as well as project planning and execution
  • Erection of Steel structures, Towers, Tanks, Vessels, Silos etc. De-stuffing, stuffing, lashing and strapping of containers.
  • Palletizing and crating of equipment including to export standards.

Our Rigging Team includes experienced Assessors that can safely and cost-effectively manage your rigging requirements.  Part of the service Jacobs’s offers includes site inspections, risk assessments for deliveries to mine and rigging studies as required by HSE.  Also included in our rates, are the contractors’ All Risk (Rigging) to a max of R 1.5 million.  This is to further ensure your peace of mind.

We offer access to a wide range of strenuously vetted and approved sub-contractors making it possible to offer turn-key solutions.  In-house specialised and certified equipment, compliant and trained riggers with safety files on all trucks.  On-site Safety Officer or Site Supervision can be arranged with qualified In-house staff.

The Journey Begins

Who are we?

Jacobs Transport started off as a family business and was founded by two determined brothers, Gys and Seun Jacobs, in 1999.  These ambitious men slowly built the company upon the steady foundations of competent staff and committed management.  Pioneering business practices were the roadmap to success while the two brothers kept their able hands firmly on the controls.  They did everything by the book and Jacobs Transport continues this proud tradition today by implementing the quality management system ISO9001: 2015 in order to ensure confident control over internal and external environmental factors.

Jacobs also continues to follow the example of our founders as we proudly continue to deliver excellent service and build long-standing relationships with our customers.  With a constantly expanding fleet of vehicles and equipment available, Jacobs Transport currently offers:

  • Machine moving & Rigging
  • Red Seal Riggers In-house
  • Specialized Rigging Equipment
  • Solutions for all ABNORMAL loads.
  • Permits, escorts and route approvals
  • Road Haulier in bond (RIB)
  • An on-site SHE Manager (Safety, Health & Environment)


Other benefits include:

  • Working with a business with 18 years of expertise in a very specialised field
  • Border Clearance to all neighbouring countries and into Africa
  • Our Hazardous Chemicals transport certification
  • Our Explosives transport certification
  • Our GIT (Goods in Transit) cover R 1500 000
  • Contractors All Risk (Rigging) max of R 1.5 million.


We value you, our clients, more than anything and will honour our commitment to you by providing the best possible service we can muster.  Our staff is dedicated and our equipment is state of the art.  We continue to be a reliable and ethical company serving your needs as well as those of our suppliers and service providers.