Afri-Guard

Contact Details & Description

Physical Address:
22C Mitchell Street, Meyerton 1961
Postal Address:
Postnet Suite 21, Private
Bag X1003, Meyerton 1960
Tel:
016 365 5404
Fax:
016 365 5043
Email:
Website:
Afri Guard (Pty) Ltd is a major black-owned security company. The company has evolved out of the initial purchase by Bizz Africa 269 (Pty) Ltd, a national based security firm. Afri Guard has branches situated in East Rand, Springs, Heidelberg, Johannesburg and its head office in Randvaal. The company is committed to the BEE process in the form of mentorship, upliftment and training.

Afri Guard has been certified as an ISO 9001:2000 security service provider. The company provides tailor-made solutions to meet each client’s security requirements with the emphasis on a cost-effective, quality service.

Afri Guard is always aware that is image and service reflects upon the image of its clients and therefore, the company’s commitment to its staff is the key factor of its business.

The company has a highly sophisticated employment process, with the aim to employ the correct person for the job. Afri Guard continues to invest heavily in its core business, through the implementation of further high tech systems and equipment.

Scope of operations
• Industrial security
• Overhead and cable network theft prevention
• Retail and commercial security
• VIP security
• Special event security
• Equestrian security services
• Shrinkage and loss control investigations
• Security appreciations, recommendations and assessments
• Public policing/security on passenger trains and at railway stations

Mission
Afri Guard’s mission is to provide a tailor-made service of the highest possible standard to existing and prospective clients though total management and workers commitment. The company operates in an atmosphere of honesty integrity and trust, striving for excellence in all activities to satisfy its internal and external customers’ requirements with regards to standards, on-time service deliveries and profits.

COMPANY INFORMATION
STATISTICS/ DEMOGRAPHICS/ HISTORY
Year founded: September 1999
Founding member: PJH Small
Employees: 860
Branches: Six
Trade affiliations/memberships: Ekurhuleni Business Initiative

BUSINESS & FINANCE
Turnover: R25 292 957
Operating profit: R113 660
Net profit: R140 000
Financial year-end: February 2005
Approximate market share: 18%
Bank: Standard Bank
Accountants: NASCOL Financial Services
Industrial sector: Security
Major accounts: Parastatal organisations

NATURE OF BUSINESS
Activity: Guarding and security services
Products/services: Security

CONTRACTS & AWARDS
Recent major contracts: Wits Metrorail

EMPOWERMENT STATUS
Black Empowerment Level:
shareholding: >50.1% / executive directors:
25.1%-50% / total staff: >50.1%
Expenditure on skills development as a proportion of total payroll: 1% of basic salary

FAST FACTS
1.
Founded In 1999
2.
A major black-owned security company
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Certified as an ISO 9001:2000 security service provider
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Has a highly sophisticated employment process
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Has a black shareholding of >50.1%

COMPANY INFORMATION
Managing Director:
PJH Smal
Marketing Director:
KM Machele
Director Support Services:
IH Olivier
Physical address:
22 C Mitchell Street, Meyerton 1961
Postal address:
Postnet Suite 21, Private Bag X1003, Meyerton 1960
Telephone:
+27 (0)16 365 5404/5/6
Fax:
+27 (0)16 365 5043
Email:
ianolivier@afri-guard.co.za
Website:
www.afri-guard.co.za