Barloworld, founded in 1902 by Major Ernest Barlow in Durban, South Africa, is a distributor of leading international brands providing integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions.
The core divisions of the group comprise Equipment and Handling – earthmoving, power systems, materials handling and agriculture, Automotive and Logistics – car rental, motor retail, fleet services, used vehicles and disposal solutions, logistics management and supply chain optimisation.
Barloworld offers flexible, value adding, integrated business solutions to our customers backed by leading global brands.
Barloworld brands include Caterpillar, Hyster, Avis, Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Volkswagen, Massey Ferguson and others.
Barloworld has a proven track record of long-term relationships with global principals and customers. We have an ability to develop and grow businesses in multiple geographies including challenging territories with high growth prospects.
One of the company’s core competencies is an ability to leverage systems and best practices across our chosen business segments. As an organisation we are committed to sustainable development and playing a leading role in empowerment and transformation.
Barloworld currently has operations in 25 countries around the world with approximately 70% of just over 19 600 employees in South Africa.
Johannesburg market capitalisaion: ZAR19 billion