Bidvest Services South Africa

Bidvest Services South Africa offers a wide range of products and services across four clusters. Security & Aviation offers integrated security and guarding solutions as well as cargo services. The Travel cluster provides industry‑leading travel management services while the Allied cluster offers a wide range of products including drinking water and coolers, coffee machines and related consumables as well as interior and exterior plants and landscaping and laundry services. The Hospitality and catering cluster comprise Bidvest Premier Lounges and offers specialist outsourced catering services to various business sectors.

Akona Matsau

Akona Matsau

Chief Executive

Products and services

Security and Aviation Services
  • Guarding
  • Technical security solutions
  • Monitoring and reaction services
  • Investigation services
  • Vehicle tracking recovery and fleet management
  • Aviation security
  • Cargo protection
  • Canine and equestrian security
  • Coin and bank note processing solutions
  • Unmanned airborne systems (drones)
  • Air cargo services
  • Pet lounges
Allied Services
  • Indoor plants
  • Bottled water
  • Water coolers
  • Coffee solution
  • Hotel amenities
  • Fabric protection
  • Promo sachet manufacturing
  • Laundry services
    • Garment rental
    • On-premises laundry
  • Landscaping and sports turf maintenance
  • Landscaping and garden maintenance
Travel Services
  • Corporate and leisure travel services
  • Meetings, incentives, conferencing and events services
  • Online travel portal
  • Luxury bush and game lodge booking services
  • Cruise line booking services
Hospitality & catering services
  • Catering services
  • Airport lounges

Our businesses

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  • Bidvest Protea Coin provides an integrated and holistic security service that is tailored to the specific needs and requirements of its customers. Bidvest Protea Coin serves corporate, financial and tertiary institutions, retail, mining and industrial sectors, residential estates and national key points. The services provided are aviation security, canine and equestrian security, cargo protection, close protection, guarding, estate protection, fencing solutions, gaming security, international security, mining security, monitoring and reaction services, retail security, special operations and technical security solutions.

  • Bidtrack offers next generation vehicle tracking and fleet management technologies to give your family and assets the best protection possible. True satellite coverage and a nationwide network of over 7 000 GSM towers covering over one million square kilometres facilitates constant two-way communication between Bidtrack devices and its 24-hour control centre. Dedicated and elite recovery teams with nationwide helicopter support are on 24-hour standby for any emergency.

  • ClickOn Communications specializes in the design and implementation of electronic visitor and resident access control systems to and from closed communities. All our products are designed and manufactured in-house giving us the winning edge in an everchanging market. Our success is contributed to the dedication of our Management Team, Engineers, Sales and Maintenance staff that work for the company, this winning formula enables us to adapt quickly to our customers and market requirements.

  • Global Payment Technologies (GPT) offers transaction and cash-processing solutions to the banking, gaming and retail sectors and is a distributor of leading brands of cash-handling equipment.

  • Interloc Freight Service (IFS) are experts in the industry, providing a neutral air and road freight consolidation facility through which freight forwarders, courier companies and airlines can benefit from operational integration, preferred capacity allocations and cost savings.

  • BidAir Cargo is a leading cargo airline providing express airport-to-airport solutions and related services to the courier and express logistics industry. With 4 x dedicated B737 freighter aircraft on an overnight express network within South Africa and by having exclusive agreements with partner airlines to manage their cargo capacity, BidAir Cargo offers a comprehensive Southern and East Africa network.

    BidAir Cargo also offers a stress-free specialist airport travel facility dedicated to caring for the comfort and safety of pets travelling by air within South Africa. PetLounge, is available in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Lanseria and George and there is a separate facility in East London and at the BidAir Cargo branch in Durban where pets are handled with the utmost care.

    South Africa
    Cape Town
    Port Elizabeth
    East London

  • Bidvest Vericon handles outsourcing of warehouse and distribution management. Vericon projects provide lifting equipment operations and specialised project beams.

  • UDS is a profit-for-purpose South African based Company which was established in 2013 to take advantage of technological developments in the world of Unmanned Airborne Systems. UDS is an industry leading developer and integrator of unmanned aerial vehicle systems and all supporting sub-systems for a complete unmanned airborne solution for various facets of industrial and civilian use.

  • Aquazania supplies a range of bottled water coolers and plumbed in water dispensers (bottleless water coolers) to a wide variety of customers including offices, homes, restaurants, showrooms, reception areas, car dealerships and many more. All our water for our bottled water coolers and small water bottles is purified and bottled in our state-of-the-art bottling and purification plant and delivered direct to our customers doors.

  • Bidvest Execuflora specialises in design, installation and maintenance of indoor plants, pots, green walls and canvas picture rentals.

  • Bidvest Laundry Group has been leading the industry in total laundry solutions. Boston launderers take care of the laundry needs of the healthcare, hospitality and corporate world from uniforms to bedroom and table linen and mat rental. Montana Laundries offer on-premise laundry solutions as well as the supply and maintenance of industrial laundry equipment. First Garment Rental provide workwear rental solutions to all types of industries.

  • Bidvest Top Turf provides contracting, maintenance and irrigation landscaping services to the commercial, hospitality, industrial, residential estate, sports and golf course markets.

  • Hotel Amenities Suppliers have been supplying the local South African market for over 20 years and remains the largest amenities company in South Africa.

  • Bidvest Masterguard specialises in the protection and treatment of all fabrics, leather and wood. Bidvest Masterguard supplies a full range of products to protect, keep and safeguard furniture, leather, household appliances and wooden furniture against a full variety of stains and UV sun rays.

  • Bidvest Steripic & Promo Sachets: Steripic has become the market leader in quality wrapped toothpicks in South Africa and services both the retail and catering markets. Promo Sachets is the largest liquid sachet contract packer in South Africa.

  • Quinton McGeer

    BushBreaks & More is a South African Tour Operator with a solid history of personalised services, excellence and professionalism. As a specialist in Game Lodge reservations, we offer discounted rates at over 200 luxury game lodges throughout South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana.

  • Cruises International offers the travel industry as well as the public all-inclusive comprehensive service packages related to the cruise industry.

  • CWT is a travel management company that manages business travel, meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions, and handles event management.

  • The Harvey World Travel Group comprises of expert travel agents who offer the best comprehensive holiday packages at competitive rates. In 2015 BidTravel purchased 100% shareholding of Harvey World Travel making it one of the largest travel consortiums in SA, which means unparalleled negotiating power with suppliers to bring our customers the best value in travel.

  • New Frontiers Tours is a full-service Inbound Tour Operator and Ground Handler offering exceptional expertise and advice for travel to Southern Africa. Specialising in both tailor-made and group travel, the company prides itself on combining properties in memorable locations with extraordinary experiences, complemented by full on-the-ground support.

  • Rennies BCD Travel, a partner of the BCD Travel global network, is South Africa’s leading corporate and online travel management company. With over 60 years’ experience in managing client travel programmes, we service hundreds of local, regional and international clients within a wide variety of industries; from SME’s to multi-nationals.

  • Bidvest Catering Services offers world-class foodservice solutions to business sectors including, but not limited to, the industrial, corporate, healthcare, mining, education, and public sectors.

    We aim to maintain our position as the food service provider of choice by providing excellent service and innovative, state-of-the-art solutions.

    We aim to enhance the lives of our clients, consumers and employees.

    We hold a firm belief in shared value creation, passion and positivity. By utilising recognition and reward together with transparency and trust, we create satisfied and happy stakeholders.

  • Bidvest Premier Lounge is the only commercial airport lounge brand with a truly national representation. They are the oasis of comfort, relaxation and pleasure for passangers at the airport.

Contact details

Chief executive:

Akona Matsau

Financial director:

Alf Still

Commercial director:

Alexia Shuenyane

Transformation executive:

Rebecca Zaire


+27 (11) 519 8430


Contact us address:
Building 3‚ 
Tuscany Office Park‚ 
Coombe Place‚