Transnet SOC Ltd - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Nov, 2015 |    No of Pages: 22 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Transnet SOC Ltd - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


Transnet SOC Ltd (Transnet) is a transport service provider. The company provides freight transport and logistics through its ports, rail and pipelines. Its main operating divisions are Transnet Freight Rail, Transnet Engineering, Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Port Terminals, and Transnet Pipelines. Transnet Freight Rail transports bulk and containerized freight by rail; Transnet Engineering provides maintenance, repair, upgrade, manufacturing and support services; Transnet National Ports Authority operates as the landlord port authority; and Transnet Pipelines provides pipeline transportation services. The company has three specialist units namely Transnet Property, Transnet Capital Projects, and the Transnet Foundation. Transnet Property manages internal and external leases of commercial and residential property. Transnet is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Transnet SOC Ltd Key Recent Developments

Sep 16, 2015: South Africa Plans 12 Liquid Fuel Terminals In Next 25 Years
Jul 16, 2015: Transnet’s CFO joins Eskom on a secondment
Jul 25, 2013: Kentz awarded project management consultancy services contract by Transnet in South Africa

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Transnet SOC Ltd - Key Facts 4
Transnet SOC Ltd - Key Employees 5
Transnet SOC Ltd - Key Employee Biographies 6
Transnet SOC Ltd - Major Products and Services 7
Transnet SOC Ltd - Key Operational Summary 8
Transnet SOC Ltd - History 9
Transnet SOC Ltd - Company Statement 10
Transnet SOC Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Transnet SOC Ltd - Business Description 14
Transnet SOC Ltd - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Transnet SOC Ltd - Strengths 15
Strength - Diversified Operations 15
Strength - Strong Network 15
Strength - Increasing Working Capital 15
Transnet SOC Ltd - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Business Performance: National Ports Authority 16
Transnet SOC Ltd - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 17
Opportunity - Market Demand Strategy 17
Transnet SOC Ltd - Threats 18
Threat - Input Costs 18
Threat - Regulatory Risk 18
Threat - High Labor Costs 18
Transnet SOC Ltd - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments 20
Jul 16, 2015: Transnet’s CFO joins Eskom on a secondment 20
Section 4 – Appendix 21
Methodology 21
About GlobalData 21
Contact Us 21
Disclaimer 21

List of Tables

Transnet SOC Ltd, Key Facts 4
Transnet SOC Ltd, Key Employees 5
Transnet SOC Ltd, Key Employee Biographies 6
Transnet SOC Ltd, Major Products and Services 7
Transnet SOC Ltd, Key Operational Summary, 2011 8
Transnet SOC Ltd, History 9
Transnet SOC Ltd, Other Locations 13
Transnet SOC Ltd, Subsidiaries 13
Transnet SOC Ltd, Key Competitors 19
Units 21

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