Origin of TFD Africa
TFD Africa, formerly known as Optilog Support Services, was established
at the end of 1994 as a professional logistic service provider.
During 2001 Systems Exchange, the mother
company of the International Tools For Decision (TFD) Group appointed
Optilog as its representatives in Africa with the subsequent transformation
to TFD Africa.
About the TFD Group
Tools for Decision Group is a world leader in the development
of analytical methods and software tools to support economic and strategic
decisions that, the designers, manufacturers, owners and maintainers
of hardware systems, both military and nonmilitary, are called upon
TFD tools are also finding application in urban transit and automotive
Having grown rapidly in recent years the TFD Group presently employs
more than 80 highly qualified personnel. The Group consists of 6 companies
strategically located around the world:
- TFD Group Corporate Headquarters,
Monterey, California, USA
- Systems Exchange, Monterey, California,
- TFD Europe, Norwich, UK
- TFD Asia Pacific, Canberra, Australia
- TFD North America, Elizabeth City,
North Carolina, USA
- TFD Africa, Pretoria, Republic of
- TFD Transit, Carmel, California,
- TFD is also represented in Brazil,
Israel, Italy, Germany, Sweden, France, Holland, Singapore and the
Republic of China.
About TFD Africa
TFD Africa provides the array of TFD Group Services as well as Asset
Management and Tracking, Logistic Verification and Logistic Engineering
Services. With our pragmatic approach toward logistics and engineering,
we first focus on the basics within the maintenance and information
systems environment, resulting in a responsive return on client investment.
We then mature the environment on a growth path to optimise in all
Our contribution is positively demonstrated
by the obtaining of tangible results during the early stages of a
project or task. This is achieved through our vast experience in Asset
Management and Logistics, combined with sound products to support.
Our prime focus is on providing clients with logistic services in
support of Assets and Product Systems. The full scope of Analytical
and Modelling Tools and Integrated Logistic Support services (ILS)
are tailored to suit the unique requirements of the client and market
Quality and ISO Grading
TFD Africa is ISO 9001:2000 certified and also an Armscor accredited
supplier of logistic and engineering services.
Pragmatic Approach to Logistics
We focus on the practical issues required to get the assets and product
systems ready and available for operational application. This pragmatic
approach enables us to obtain results in a relatively short time on
any project. Our broad experience base enables us to provide consultation
in addition to logistic services.
TFD Africa Staff and Resources
We have a permanent staff compliment
of 45+ people at TFD Africa and supplement these on an ad-hoc basis
with sub-contractors. We are also able to draw on the International
TFD Group expertise if required.