To become the first “port of call” for container supply and services in Southern Africa

Our Business

Wilco Containers was established in 1996 and has over twenty (20) years of professional experience in the shipping container industry. Wilco is now a confident, professional and experienced container handling and logistics operation based in Durban – Africa’s largest container handling port.


Our experience and personalised service has made us a key player in the container and logistics sector.


Our Philosophy

Successful businesses perpetuate the principle of service excellence.


We at Wilco Containers operate on this principle and infuse this with a “positive response hands-on” basis.  We also believe that credibility is the essence of all business and is key in building customer loyalty and retention.  Our management team knows the value of our clients and believe in offering them a tailor made solution to their container needs.   In our dealing with clients, we demonstrate trust, credibility and continuity.


At Wilco Containers, we aim to provide:

  • Quality service and reliability;
  • Commitment, dedication and effective communication to clients;
  • Competitive rates and pricing.



Our Mission

To become the first “port of call” for container supply and services in Southern Africa.



Our Leadership

Diane Aaron is the Director of Wilco Containers and is arguably the most experienced women in the container industry.  She has over 20 years of extensive experience in the business sector and in the container-handling sector, specifically around new business acquisition, client interaction and operational management.


She has built this company from humble beginnings to being the largest 100% woman owned container sales and Service Company in Southern Africa.


She is supported by a team of dedicated staff and a number of associates within the container industry.

Wilco Containers is a Level 1 BBBEE rated company.

How we do it

Our Corporate Citizenship

Wilco Containers is a 100% Black woman owned Closed Corporation.  It is a South African based and managed company.  At least 75 % of its core staff is made up of black females.


Wilco Containers support the promotion of historically disadvantaged individuals (HDIs) and where possible, the company utilizes the services of companies from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.


Wilco Containers is a Level 1 BBBEE rated company.

Container Sales

We have a wide range of new and pre-owned containers.  These comprise of 20ft (6m) and 40ft (12m) shipping containers, refrigerated containers, open tops, high cubes and flat racks.


Wilco Containers offers a variety of leasing options including flexible service contracts as well as long term leases.


We offer professional business services for container trading within our boarders and in the SADC region. This service includes brokerage, storage, logistics and relocation of empty containers between the main logistics centres of Southern Africa.

Container Transport

On time delivery is what saves money and we strive to get the containers to your site in time for you to commence business. Our logistics services are throughout South Africa and neighbouring cross border countries.  Containers can be delivered by either crane or flat bed.

Our business footprint covers Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Mozambique, Malawi and Botswana. Our transport operation has a fully comprehensive “Container Contingency Cover” that gives our clients additional peace of mind.

Imports &  Exports

We offer a fast , reliable and customized service .

Durban to Johannesburg Imports  & Johannesburg to Durban Exports

which includes the pickup of empties and full containers , packing and unpacking  and delivery to terminal or other destinations .


We offer a fast ,

reliable and customized service.

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Contact Us

53 Rockdale Avenue,  Westville,  South Africa, 3629


Tel: 031 266 6469 | Fax: 031 266 7208 | Email: diane@wilco-containers.co.za