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We design, engineer, licence the futuristic ReturnHauler TM road tanker system (with 68 country patents) - now building for global markets.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Zastron Road, Cape Town, WC, South Africa
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

ReturnHauler cc markets an 'apex road tanker' that challenges the sense of using standard road tankers on commodity routes where 'return loads' are available. Peter Bennetto has been 'evolving' road tanker designs since the 1980's and owns a road tanker operations company in Cape Town that has road-tested ReturnHauler. This radical road tanker now has the attention of the 'resource commodity majors' with output shipped from China in June 2012.


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    Peter Geoffrey Bennetto

    After graduating Rhodes University Peter spent 4 years at Toyota in SA as Factory Planner . Always at home in industrial engineering. Has just returned from China where he has ID'ed a plant to make his ReturnHauler TM road tanker systems. The road tanker bug bit in 1986 when he was Planning Manager for Lever Brothers. Since 1993 he has been in road tanker design and from 2002 Peter has run his own road tanker 'test bed company' - South Harbour.

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    Jack Denys van Heerden

    Jack as an engineering draughtsman works closely with Peter Bennetto to get road tanker designs to a stage they are operationally optimized; legally compliant; cost-effective and manufacturable. Jack has his own design company (The Design Advantage) but at times works full-time with Peter as customers demands require. Peter and Jack have collaborated on tanker designs from 1993. They share in the IP for ReturnHauler TM 85% : 15% respectively.

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    Marita Bennetto

    Marita comes from an IT support and IT trainer background. She spent her corporate years with Goodyear, Sentrachem, Cargo Carriers, before eloping to start a road tanker transport business (South Harbour) in 2002 with Peter. Marita's strengths are in admin. where she has a staff of 26 currently. Other support functions performed by Marita are the websites; presentations. Marita is a 20% shareholder in South Harbour which operates 10 road tankers


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    Phil Pla, Adams & Adams Attorneys, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Keating & Jansen Accountants, Blaauwbergstrand, Cape Town, SA

Previous Investors

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    No previous investors. 100% self - funded to date.