ABOUT GLOBAL COMMODITIES GROUP
Global Commodities Group (Pty) Ltd focuses on three core areas: timber trading, plantation acquisitions and administrative services.
“Global” offers a multidimensional ability to trade a variety of timber products worldwide. With over 40 years experience in the international timber business, “Global” and African Timber Products have forged a relationship unmatched in the industry and continue to grow with innovative trade models for a range of products- from eucalyptus and pine logs, to the most technologically advanced processed wood flooring.
“Global” is a South African owned timber trading company and with our multinational partner, acquires well-managed timber plantations around the world.
Global Commodities Group (Pty) Ltd, offers administrative services to our customers in order to manage & ensure a smooth process in the flow of documentation for their business. Our services entail the oversight of all import and export documentation handled by nominated clearing agents. Our function is to review and when necessary correct any errors in draft export documentation. Our customers receive a set of correct documents on time as required by their contractual obligations.
With our in depth knowledge of the import and export industry, we can assist in negotiating the best shipping terms, such as increased demurrage free days at source and destination ports. We thereby tailor a package specific for your product in order to maximise your profit, as well as offering a swift turnaround time. The offered services would also encompass daily tracking on your product status until final delivery and payment. Our varied and close associations with all shipping lines, insurance companies, clearing and forwarding agents, warehousing groups, transporters and inspection agencies, enable us to assist you with the best rates at competitive prices.
Hardwood from South Africa
Our range of logs from South Africa include:
- Cloeziana -100% FSC
- Blackwood (Acacia Melanoxylon) -non FSC
- Eucalyptus Maidenii -100% FSC
- Eucalyptus Camaldulensis -non FSC
- Eucalyptus Cladocalyx -non FSC
- Eucalyptus Grandis -100% FSC
- Eucalyptus Saligna -100% FSC
- Eucalyptus Diversicolor (Karri) -100% FSC
Pine Logs from South AfricaWe are exporting substantial volumes of Patula, Elliottii and Radiata logs from South Africa. For the higher grades the logs are sawn to manufacture clear grade furniture, but mainly these pruned logs are used for peeling in the manufacture of veneers. The lower unpruned grades are used in the construction industry.
Logs from West Africa
These high value logs are used in the manufacture of furniture or peeled to produce veneers.
Our supply is certified according to European Trade Regulations ( EUTR ) to ensure that the logs are sourced legally and sustainably.
Our range of logs from West Africa include:
Transmission Poles South Africa
Transmission poles are available in Pine or Eucalyptus Grandis.
Treatments used are generally CCA or Creosote.
Dimensions and lengths are made to buyers specifications.
Pine Sawn Board
We have a range of dimensions, grades and lengths. There are two sources of production:
Radiata pine in the following grades:
- Clear 1
- Clear 2
- Shop 1, 2 and 3
- Cutts 1, 2 and 3
- Dressing Grade
- Pine Decking (smooth and anti-slip profiles)
Radiata, Patula and Elliottii pine:
- Clear 1
- Clear 2
For any purchase enquiries please contact us:
T: +27 81 287 79090
SA Cell: +27 (0) 82 561 9444
or email us by filling out our inquiry form.
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Global Commodities Group
Suite 8, 8 Richefond Circle, Ridgeside, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban
African Timber Products Limited
29 Northcroft Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand