About us

About us

Your partner of choice in material handling and industrial equipment

Your partner of choice in material handling and industrial equipment

CFAO South Africa; part of the CFAO Group wholly owned by Toyota Tsusho Corporation in Japan has been operating in South Africa since 1964. From the sale of new and used vehicles and trucks, to supply-chain, logistics management, and assembly for the automotive industry, CFAO South Africa delivers a range of integrated mobility solutions across the automotive value chain contributing towards the support, development and growth of the automotive industry in South Africa, and across the rest of Africa. With a revenue of more than R30 billion, nationwide operations with over 160 sites and more than 6,000 employees, CFAO South Africa is a key player in South Africa’s mobility market.

To offer world-class products and services to the material handling and warehousing industry, CFAO South Africa acquired the reputable EIE Group in April 2022. Renamed CFAO Equipment SA; we will continue to offer customers across southern Africa the best product solutions and services to ensure their continued operational success.

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Our value system

We are a people-focused company and believe in our value system. Our values include:

  • Power is created through shared knowledge
  • Excellence with Urgency
  • Listen, Think, Respond
  • Own your Actions
  • Work to inspire, work to respect
  • Challenge the way ‘it’s always been done’

Our vision

To be the significant industrial equipment supplier in our chosen world markets, creating prosperity for and exceeding the expectations of our customers, our stakeholders and our people.

Our positioning statement

CFAO Equipment SA is the partner of choice (Employer, Supplier, and Investor) in distribution rental, value-added services, and pre-owned in the industrial and materials handling market; offering a total solution providing best-in-class brands and delivering optimal lifetime value to our customers.

Our vision

To be the significant industrial equipment supplier in our chosen world markets, creating prosperity for and exceeding the expectations of our customers, our stakeholders and our people.

Our positioning statement

CFAO Equipment SA is the partner of choice (Employer, Supplier, and Investor) in distribution rental, value-added services, and pre-owned in the industrial and materials handling market; offering a total solution providing best-in-class brands and delivering optimal lifetime value to our customers.

Executive Team

Oyama Mabandla

Oyama Mabandla
Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Brent Bean

Brent Hean
Acting Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Robert Lumb

Robert Lumb
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Arveen Ramdhani

Arveen Ramdhani
Director: Human Capital