DEFENCE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS PROFILE
Defence Disposal Solutions (DDS), a division of Armscor’s Business Enablement, is responsible to sell excess and obsolete defence matèriel on behalf of the Department of Defence, to the best advantage of the state. The range of stock includes aircraft, spares, vessels, land and/or air-based equipment and ammunition larger than 12,7mm.
The sale of defence matèriel is carried out in accordance with the requirements of government approved regulatory authorities such as the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) and the Non-Proliferation Council (NPC).
In support of the sales and disposal process DDS has Disposal Centres in Thaba Tshwane, Cape Town and Durban, where the defence matèriel is stored, controlled and managed before it is finally issued to the client. These warehouses are used to keep various matèriel, like vehicles, aircraft and associated spares.
DEFENCE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES
DDS offers an efficient and cost effective disposal solution service to its clients of whom the South African National Defence Force is its main client.
This service can be tailored to suit the needs of the client and the scope of the service includes the accurate compilation and verification of asset or inventory items, the safekeeping of the stock to be disposed of, asset and inventory database maintenance, the tagging and warehousing of the stock as well as the marketing and sale thereof.
This service is becoming more sought after as it relieves organisations of surplus, redundant and obsolete stock and resulting in reduced operational costs and increased revenue for the interested organisation.
DEFENCE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS MARKETING
DDS annually attends relevant international and local exhibitions in order to market its stock portfolio.
DEFENCE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS SALES
Depending on the nature of the product being sold and the needs of the client, the asset or inventory can be sold by means of an International or Local Sales Contract. Through its wide network of clients, DDS conducts its sales locally and globally to foreign governments and private companies.
DDS also sells by means of the tender method. Tenderers are invited by advertisement in the major national newspapers and the Armscor Tender Bulletin. DDS also provides a tender service for stock that needs to be disposed of by means of destruction. All entities wanting to tender must be registered with the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC).
(Successful tenderers are notified in writing once the bids have been approved by the DDS Authorisation Committee and the NCACC).
Note: In terms of the RSA NCACC Act, small arms, small arms spares, as well as small arms ammunition (12,7mm and smaller), are not to be sold or exported. Other armaments may be sold to local and foreign companies and governments subject to being registered with and approved by the NCACC.
DEFENCE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS REPLACEMENT CONTRACTS
DDS is mandated to sell South African National Defence Force (SANDF) stock/equipment to the South African Defence related Industry on a replacement basis.
This service enables the buyer to purchase stock which the company might require immediately for either marketing or sales purposes subject to the buyer binding themselves to a replacement order for the replacement of the purchased stock back into the SANDF.
DDS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
DDS GOVERNMENT TO GOVERNMENT SALES
DDS sells to Governments by means of DDS’ Government to Government contracting model which makes provision for the clauses and conditions generally desired by foreign Governments.
DEFENCE DISPOSAL SOLUTIONS REWORK/REFURBISHMENT SALES
Depending on the needs and requirements of the client, the asset or inventory is sold as is for items in good condition or refurbished and upgraded to customer specifications.
DDS welcomes local and foreign government institutions, companies or any interested parties with a need or an interest in establishing a disposal capability or wanting to make use of DDS’ disposal services, to contact DDS in order to initiate discussions.
(Tel)+27(0)12 428-2621 – Senior Manager
(Tel)+27(0)12 428-2109 – Sales Manager
(Tel)+27(0)12 428-2003 – Business Development Manager
(Tel)+27(0)12 428-2116 – Senior Sales Administrator
(Tel)+27(0)12 428-2005 – Sales Consultant
(Fax)+27(0)12 347 0156