• Truck Hire The right truck for the job

  • Truck Stop The one stop solution for transporters

  • Vehicle Leasing Simplify with full-maintenance lease

  • Renewable Energy The future is green

The Kempston Group

Kempston is a diverse, privately owned group with a wide range of service offerings. The common themes in these businesses are a family culture, strong entrepreneurial spirit, passion for customers, and a desire to offer practical solutions to our valued clients.

Some of the service offerings include: truck hire, car rental, vehicle leasing, logistics, short-term finance, insurance brokerage, recruitment, driver training, truck stops, fuels, cleaning services, agricultural equipment, and a vast network of automotive dealerships.

We understand exactly what it is that our customers need and our team is committed to go the extra mile to meet those requirements. We are committed to the clients we serve and the communities we operate in.

At Kempston, we are proud of where we've come from but we’re more proud of where we’re going. So if you’re looking for a service partner, no matter what the industry, talk to us, you may be surprised at what we have to offer.

Kempston, for intelligent solutions

About Us

A pioneer of the self-drive vehicle rental concept, East London-based businessman, Tony Cotterell, established Kempston Truck Hire in 1973.

Why Kempston

As the largest privately owned transport and related company in S.A., the Kempston Group stands ready to deliver exceptional service and value.


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