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Defence and Aerospace


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  • Dedicated Aerospace and Defence business unit
  • Worldwide network including African footprint
  • AOG service for spare parts and components

​​Defence AND Aerospace

​Why us

The BPL Aerospace and Defence division is a specialis​ed division within BPL that provides logistics and supply chain services to the aerospace, marine and defence industries. Together with the Panalpina Heliship division, we have over 50 years of combined experience in handling aerospace projects.


Our experts understand the special requirements of the aerospace and defence industry and have the backing of Panalpina worldwide and the national footprint of The Bidvest Group, ensuring solutions are cost effective and sustainable. ​

Key Services


  • Expedited AOG Service for spare parts and components
  • 24/7 global shipment co-ordination and monitoring
  • Movement of explosive consignments
  • Handling and packaging of hazardous goods
  • Registered with Director Conventional Arms Control Committee (DCAC)
  • Registered with Non-Proliferation Authority (NPA) for Weapons of Mass Destruction.
  • Customs formalities worldwide
  • Permit management
  • Transport / loading / offloading supervision as well as armed escorts
  • Bond and free storage
  • End-to-end visibility through integrated systems