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Launch of new partnership signals a revolution in Africa’s rail supply chain

Launch of new partnership signals a revolution in Africa’s rail supply chain

New partnership with Gear Rail

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Today Unipart Rail and Gear Rail have signed a partnership agreement, cementing a relationship with has been built over the last four years.

Bringing together Gear Rail’s reach across the African Continent and Unipart Rail’s expertise in modernising supply chains, the new partnership will be focused on delivering cost improvements, reduced risk and increased performance wherever materials are moved to support the maintenance and development of the railways.

Tony Sackett, Managing Director - Africa, Asia Pacific & Middle East for Unipart Rail said “Wherever Traction & Rolling Stock or Infrastructure are introduced, maintained or improved, the solutions this Partnership will deliver will lead to significant value improvements for our customers.”

Roelf Alberts, CEO for Gear Rail said “We have built our relationship over a significant period, learning from each other and bringing new products and services to Africa. We are very excited at this new Partnership development”.

The Partnership was signed during Africa Rail in Johannesburg on 13th June.

Roelf and Tony are pictured at Africa Rail.


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Dave Tilmouth

Head of Marketing Communications

I'm Head of Marketing Communications for Unipart Rail, so I get to be involved in lots of exciting stuff across Traction & Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and road traffic. My colleagues know me as someone who has a perspective on everything, as well as being a bit of an extrovert!


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