BEX was launched from our MD’s garage in the South of Johannesburg on 1 July 1994. Little did we know then that 20 years of courier excellence would transpire.
At BEX, our slogan is “we deliver”. A strong emphasis has always been placed on providing customers with excellent service levels at competitive prices with every shipment entrusted with us. Ending this slogan with a ‘full stop’ brings importance and finality to our proud statement, because after all, it says exactly what we do here at BEX - we deliver. With over 20 years in the logistics industry, our passionate team offers the perfect blend of service, professionalism and excellent IT infrastructure. Welcome to the world of BEX Express...
The BEX vision is to be the courier or logistics partner of choice for our customers and to establish a brand that is well known and well respected in our chosen market.
Our mission is to provide our customers with a range of quality domestic and international services. By focusing on quality clients, we will ensure the customer receives excellent service levels and personal attention at competitive rates. In meeting these commitments, BEX Express will generate a sustainable return on investment, to secure funding for future growth in the company and through our national presence promote job creation throughout South Africa.
Geoff Davis is the founder of BEX Express, which he started over 20 years ago from his home garage. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the courier industry.
Geoff worked for the British Airports Authority at Heathrow where he gained his first experience in the Airline and distribution industry. Geoff has also held management positions at Caleco (Skypack), DHL, Fast Lane and Berco Express. It was in 1994 when Geoff started BEX Express.
Geoff is a passionate leader, and his open door policy and hands on approach have created an interactive and dynamic culture.
Darren has 20 years courier experience and has worked for BEX since the company's inception in 1994. Darren is a hands on, motivated and committed manager. He is involved with the business at Director level, and as Johannesburg branch manager, he is involved in all areas of the day-to-day operation of the business.
Darren enjoys the fast pace of the courier industry, the complexities and challenges the industry presents, and the reliance on the BEX people to fulfill the respective functions. A leader who is passionate about what BEX does, and the people whom we do it with.
Jonathan is responsible for a number of portfolio's within the IT sphere of the business. IT is one of the core components of our product offering and Jonathan is at the forefront of our inhouse IT software development.
Jonathan's portfolio covers a number of sectors within the IT space, ranging from network design and security, to server management, as well as database and application design. The bulk of Jonathan's time is spent working with large amounts of data within our database so as to identify business problems and tune business performance. Jonathan also engages with our customers on integrations and customisations so as to better fulfill their unique courier requirements.
Key accounts and relationships are managed by Brett, who has 20 years experience in the courier industry. Working closely with our clients on a daily basis, he believes wholeheartedly in building the trust ethos, and believes this is the basis for loyalty and building solid business partnerships.
Brett plays an integral role in guiding our sales team and achieveing sales targets set. A true team player, he believes we can achieve more by working together and fosters a solid team spirit. His deep understanding of the client side of the business allows us to bring together the needs of our clients and the services offered by BEX.
Briss Mathabathe was appointed to the Board of BEX Express in 2008. Mr Mathabathe is the Chairman of Imbani Holdings (Pty) Ltd, which he started in 1977.
With extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of multiple fields of business Mr Mathabathe is a director of a variety of companies in fields such as mining and exploration, industrial supplies and services, property development, engineering and construction, train and rail operations, telecommunications, and power utilities.
BEX is partnered with Imbani Holdings (Pty) Limited, a cutting edge, wholly black owned company that holds substantial investments in the Mining, Property, Construction, Transportation and Courier industries. Since 2008 Imbani Holdings has owned a 26% equity stake in BEX Express.
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At BEX, we are committed to working together to achieve business goals. Our client retention rate is extemely high. It shows that we build trust relationships with our clients.
BEX Express is dedicated to adhering to sound moral and ethical principles.
BEX Express can be trusted to deliver. As our slogan suggests, this is exactly what we do here at BEX.
At BEX, we believe that our biggest asset is our people, and the people whom we deal with. BEX has over 250 employees who are skilled and knowledgeable in all areas of the courier, distribution and logistics business.
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