The Eastern Cape Export committee mission is to encourage more local firms to prepare themselves to take on the challenge of transporting and to assist existing exporters to become more globally competitive. The award ceremony in the Eastern Cape Region includes the ports of Port Elizabeth, East London, and Ngqura.
On 08th November 2018, The Swartkops Terminal (STC) was also one of the Top 20 Finalist in the 2018 South African Small Business Awards.
STC won the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality Top Coal and Ore Exporter category for the Top 50 companies in the metropolitan.
The award was given among others to longstanding entrepreneurs and investors for their roles that have developed the economy, creating employment and promoting investment in the Port Elizabeth Region.
The Mayor said the government’s core goal of eradicating poverty, unemployment, and equality was enabled through the continued investment in the business sector. The Swartkops Terminal is privileged to have been part of this and will keep striving to support the government in reaching this goal. In the Investing in People category of the National Business Awards in November 2017.
These National Business Awards are regarded as ‘the Oscars ‘of South African Business and give recognition to the success, innovation, inspirational leadership and ethics of South African business across all sectors.