Carleo Insurance Brokers
KZN Iveco

The Companies within the Larimar Group include:

  • Public Transport:

Putco Limited: has grown into the biggest passenger bus operator in the country, operating more than 1910 buses, transporting more than 300 000 passengers daily in Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Limpopo – traveling over 98 million km per annum.

Putco has Joint ventures with emerging bus operators ( Lekoa Transport Trust, Ipelegeng Transport trust and Asibemonye Transport trust).

  • Engineering and Manufacturing:

VOMS Industrial (PTY) LTD: was established with the main business focus to refurbish and service mechanical components such as engines, gearboxes, differentials, prop shafts, transmissions, air brakes, fuel injection, and auto electrical components. The facility also has fully fledged tyre retreading and brake re-lining plants.

The factory is endowed with modern high-tech top of the range DYNO machines and facilities, years of experience to repair / overhaul drive lines of almost all prominent heavy duty models (trucks or buses).

  • Motor retail:

KZN IVECO (PTY) LTD is an official dealership for light and heavy commercial vehicles operating in the Kwazulu-Natal province. The dealership also offers sales of parts and servicing of vehicles, as well as tyre distribution.

  • Financial Sector:

Larimar Financing and Leasing Services (PTY) LTD is a company offering financial services and Carleo Insurance Brokers is a short term insurance company.

Carleo Insurance Brokers (PTY) Limited is an authorised Financial Services Provider registered with the Financial Services Board in respect of intermediary and advisory services.  Within  the framework of our competitively priced risk management, procurement and insurance services, the core philosophy of the company is to provide optimum service and the widest available insurance cover (relative to cost) with first tier blue chip insurers.  We pride ourselves upon the fact that the key individual dealing with all accounts within Carleo Insurance has an average of more than twenty years experience with each such individual client, resulting in the benefits of continuity and in-depth knowledge of client needs and aspirations.

We welcome the opportunity of developing additional partnerships with new domestic, commercial and corporate clients.

  • Property sector:

Larimar properties (PTY) LTD: is a diverse property holding company.

  • ISAW - South Africa:

The Larimar Group is a 40% Shareholder in the new Iveco South Africa Works (ISAW) facility in Rosslyn, Pretoria, together with Iveco, an Italian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), that is part of the CNH group. The new 18 hectares ISAW plant manufactures and assembles buses and trucks for both domestic and export markets and will have a final production capacity of around 5 500 units a year.

  • Larimar Training Academy:

The Larimar Training Academy offers:

  • Technical Training in the form of Product Knowledge training courses, Apprenticeship programmes and other technical related supplementary courses.
  • Passenger Transport Operational Training in the form of New Driver Development programmes, Driver Learnerships, Remedial and Refresher training as well as new process and product specific courses.
  • IT Training in the form of Microsoft Office suite training on Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels as well as internal computerized systems training (Embrace).
  • Health and Safety Training in the form of First Aider, Fire Fighter and SHE Rep training.

The Academy also oversees all externally presented courses and fulfills the full SDF (Skills Development Facilitator) function for the Larimar Group.

The Academy carries accreditation with the TETA (Transport Education and Training SETA); merSETA (Manufacturing, Engineering and related trades SETA) and the MICTSETA (IT SETA)

We also offer training to external clients who wish to benefit from our expert training experience.