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Who we are

Ikageng Kgabo is a 100% black-owned and black-managed logistics and distribution company specializing in the dairy and fast-moving consumer goods sector. Originally established in 1986 as Monale Dairy, the company operates a fleet of refrigerated trucks, focusing on retail back-door deliveries and distribution to retail food stores. We also distribute to informal retail markets, forecourt retail stores, warehouses, distribution centers, and handle inter-cold store transfers and deliveries.

The company was founded in Soweto by Thomas Monale, who over the years together with a dynamic team amassed broad logistics and marketing experience in the refrigerated logistics and cold storage distribution sector. Key to attaining success and gaining a foothold in the logistics sector has been an unwavering commitment to a competitive pricing strategy, service excellence, on-time delivery, and client relationship management. Ikageng Kgabo has since formation distributed products for Clover Industries Limited. Clover is a leading and competitive branded consumer goods and products group operating in South Africa and other selected African countries.

  • Our Mission

    To be a preferred refrigerated logistics and cold-storage service provider to the fast-moving consumer goods sector.

  • Our Vision

    Provide a professional logistics services that prides itself in being on-time, complete orders, a zero tolerance to pilfering and competitive pricing.

    • Goals and Objectives

    • Maintain trucks to client and regulatory specifications.
    • Ensure load box refrigerators operate at optimal product temperatures.
    • Delivery crews are well-trained and professional at all times.


Ikageng Kgabo Distribution is registered with the following South African institutions:

  • National Bargaining Council For The Road Freight Industry,
  • the Workmen's Compensation and
  • UIF.


We use a variety of training methods supported by our clients, including product and driver training. New skilled and unskilled personnel are trained as needed. Newly hired employees are tested at the time of employment, with the expectation that they are fully trained and competent at the time of employment.

Community Involvement

Ikageng Kgabo is dedicated to providing high quality services to the retail consumer and business community. We conform to all legislation and play a leadership role in addressing local community standards for business behaviour, while taking into consideration the business needs and compliance with state, local and municipal regulations.

Business History

Founded in 1986, Ikageng Kgabo Distribution is a wholly compliant BBBEE logistics and distribution company. The company has its roots in Soweto where since inception has successfully distributed fast moving consumer goods to spaza shops, mom & pop stores, garage forecourts, and chain retailers. Through a combination of utilizing mid-size refrigerated trucks and distribution centres, the company has been instrumental in developing and maintaining key supply chains for the food and beverage sector.

Under the leadership of Thomas Monale, from inception to 2018, Ikageng now boasts an experienced and professional dynamic team determined to provide superior logistics and distribution services to a select client base, which includes national and multi-national companies. We are committed to offer clients a competitive pricing strategy, service excellence, on-time delivery and expert administration.

Meet the team


Eddie Monale

Chief Executive Officer

Eddie plays an active role in Ikageng with the primary responsibility to drive growth and diversify the business.


Thabang Monale

Chief Marketing Officer

Thabang joined the company as a marketing consultant with the core responsibility of advising the company to improve its digital footprint and now takes the responsibility of Chief Marketing Officer.


Pisto Monale

Customer/ Business Development

Pitso joined the company in 2020 and has 20 years of experience in sales/customer relations with various companies. He has received multiple awards for providing excellent customer service.


Samuel Mbobo

Logistics Manager

Samuel joined the company in 1996 as a junior driver and over the years was promoted to Logistics Manager.


Ntokozo Nkosi

Logistics Manager

Ntokozo joined the company in 2018 as a driver and after a few months was promoted to Logistics Manager.


Siyabonga Ngwenya

Logistics Manager

Siyabonga Ngwenya joined Ikageng on as a dispatch clerk, he was then promoted in 2019 to Logistics Manager.