Eightfold surge in profits in 2020 sees Shumani clinch major business award

Shumani Industrial Equipment receives 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award

01 March 2022: An eightfold surge in profits during 2020, the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, has seen Shumani Industrial Equipment awarded the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award. Outstanding new equipment forklift sales, combined with a large contribution from the expanded rental equipment fleet, resulted in the exceptional results.

“Congratulations team Shumani, you can be hugely proud of your achievements in 2021, and you are extremely worthy winners of the Business Unit of the Year award for 2021” says Neil Wilson, Group CEO.

With a B-BBEE Level 1, Shumani is an appointed dealer for all Goscor Group companies that import industrial equipment for the local market. It supplies world-class equipment across the breadth of the industrial and construction sectors.

Brands on offer include world-leading names like Bendi, Crown, Kalmar and Doosan in the forklift market. Construction equipment brands include Bobcat, Sany, HPower, Weima, Luthian, Ozen and Sullair. In the cleaning equipment market segment, Shumani offers Tennant, Genie, Sentinel and HighPoint.

“We are gratified at receiving the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award. We were able to show significant growth and retain our existing customers during this difficult period. More recently, we have also been able to diversify the business by making inroads into the port-handling, mining, and construction sectors, among others,” says Shumani MD Victor Nemukula

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