TrenTyre Attains Level 1 B-BBEE Contributor Status


The directors of South African tyre distributor and retreader, TrenTyre, have announced a successful conclusion to the transformation strategy implemented within the company recently.

Successful Conclusion to Transformation Strategy

The company’s all-female board of directors consisting of Ria Bronkhorst, Nonkosi Dyantyi and Fikile Thabe has also reported the fact that TrenTyre is now a B-BBEE Level 1 Contributor.

“We reviewed our transformation strategy within all the elements of the B-BBEE scorecard and adopted a people-centred approach to impact transformation at a faster pace,” said Ria Bronkhorst, Chairperson of the board. “The strategy encompassed focused initiatives for our employees via our Employee Trust to benefit them by offering bursaries, study assistance, skills development, enterprise development as well as socio-economic development initiatives in the communities which TrenTyre operates.  Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) continue to be a key focus for TrenTyre.

“The skills development plan is actioned through the TrenTyre Academy initiatives with the focus on programmes for unemployed youth and people with disabilities, upskilling our employees within the workplace by means of succession planning and career guidance,” she added. 

“The focus for enterprise development and supplier development initiatives which was identified in the company was to ensure the long-term development of small and medium enterprises comprising of black female, youth and black owned companies to create a win-win situation for the company and its suppliers,” said Charl White, TrenTyre’s Operations Manager.  

“As a service-driven and multi-branded retailer, we offer end-to-end solutions for fleets and mines, and by providing the required levels of compliance in B-BBEE, we are now in the position to offer customers a 135% procurement recognition benefit, as well as compliance to the Mining Charter. By this we are affirming our position as one of the leaders in the market,” he concluded.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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