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TrenStar is widely renowned for its ability to provide integrated and specialised solutions. With market share in just about every industry, we are alleviating the burden of the supply and management of packaging and packaging solutions with an intense focus on eliminating disposable one-way packaging. Our innovative management solutions optimise supply chains and provide 100% visibility in real-time.

Here are some of the industries and clients that we offer solutions to:

Retail Industry

Grocery Shopping
Retail Industry

Radio frequency identification (RFID) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are of the main transformation pillars available the Retail Industry.


By enabling the integration and single platform visualisation through its TEAM (TrenStarEAM) system and its knowledge of tracking, TrenStar has simplified complex environments, reduced cost, and allowed for award-winning informed and timeous decision making to clients such as Pick n Pay.

Automotive Industry

Car-making factory

Partner to the OEM’s and Automotive Suppliers for 2 decades allowed TrenStar to evolve with this all-important sector and become a key player in the provision and delivery of products and services to the industry.


Our assistance and participation in this industry range from full-blown Intelligence, on-site management, IT-development and electronic services such as POD, ASN an SSN for Toyota, to container rental and on-site assistance for BMW, the Ford Motor Company and Nissan. TrenStar also offer inclusive services to a multitude of first, and second-tier component manufacturers

Automotive Industry

Agricultural Industry

Automotive Industry

Agriculture, as with most of the food industry,  requires integrated food traceability and risk systems in order to track, report and more importantly, improve food safety in the entire food chain. Using RFID, IoT and Mobile devices integrated into Visual Dashboards, TrenStar actively assists with compliance to the rigorous export standards in the industry and simultaneously pursues to reduce manual intervention.


TrenStar’s innovative and rapidly expanding solutions in this sector include Harvesting, Packhouse Management, Spray, Scouting, Pruning, and Asset Management.

Agricultural Industry

Transport Industry

Automotive Industry

With visualised intelligence the driving force, the TrenStar Timeslot Management System enables planning and organised logistical process with optimised advantage to all parties.


Our Award Winning Timeslot Management System, Increases Handling Capacity, Reduces Driver wait times, Shortens Loading times, optimises the use of Resources and increases utilisation through optimised returnable packaging.

Transport & Distribution

Healthcare Industry


TrenStar’s innovative Track and Trace System, coupled with the support from its Control Tower, made for an Innovative, Logistics Achiever, Platinum Award-winning Solution.

Collaborating with the South African National Blood Services (SANBS), TrenStar introduced an innovative Blood on a Returnable Basis (BRB Solution), through a “Vein to Vein” logistics approach.

The applied solution met and exceeded all expectations. Applying dashboards for compliance and early warning on the emergency request, supported with technology to ensure an innovative process allows TrenStar to confidently expand into other areas of Health Care.

Health Care

FMCG Industry

At the Grocery Shop
FMCG, Food & Beverage

Returnable packaging proves beneficial and cost-effective for businesses where timely and safe delivery of products is of utter importance. Due to its durability and robust performance, returnable packaging is preferred in various end-use applications which in turn surges demand for returnable packaging systems markets.

One such returnable innovative unit refers to the adaptable  Alpal-container. This versatile unit and other returnable packaging units managed through the TrenStarEAM system delivers a dynamic solution, supporting clients as diverse from a Defy in White Goods to major Fruit Juice Concentrate manufacturers and the coveted Tea industry.

Returnable Packaging

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The multitude of benefits associated with RTP needs little explanation or confirmation. The final word, however, sits in the innovative and ever-evolving  TrenStarEAM solution which provides our clients with the elusive exact visualisation of the supply chain.

Radically changed models applied to optimise the use of returnable packaging, enabled technology through web-based and IoT enablement to support true supply chain visibility, allows for full control and efficiency improvements to collaborating clients.

Returnable Packaging & Pooling

Mining Industry

Image by Dominik Vanyi

Mining – with unique returnable packaging and solutions with companies like De Beers to

Petrochemical Industry distribution process, as Engen.

This is a diverse sector and showcase that the offering is industry independent and add value in numerous ways.

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