Ethekwini Bus Service was established in 2007 by Mandla Gcaba. The first contract obtained was with Mangosuthu University of Technology and contract that held for 5years and saw the bus strength grow from fifteen buses to a fleet of forty four buses at current.
Mandla Gcaba as the sole shareholder of Ethekwini Bus Service went into a joint venture with Tansnat Africa and took over the Masithembe Operation comprising of a fleet of 130 buses in Richards Bay.
In the same year together with Tansnat Africa, Tansnat Durban was formed and took over the running of the Durban Transport contract consisting of 500 buses.
Ethekwini Bus Service successfully secured the ACSA contract for the conveyance of staff from the old DIA to KSIA. This contract still runs at current and compromises of 5 buses.
Ethekwini Bus Service secured the UKZN contract to transport students to and from the Westville and Edgewood campuses, this involved 14 buses for a period of 18 months.
Ethekwini Bus Service secured the student learner transportation contract for the Ugu District. The 4 buses and 8 midi buses based there transport the pupils of different schools to and from their homes. This is a three year contract.
In addition, the company has a fleet of 30 taxis and midi buses which operate separately from the buses.
Head Office: the main office is situated in Ridgeside Office Park in Umhlanga, this is the admin hub of the business.
The Workshop: this is situated in Lamontville business hub where we have a dedicated team of five mechanics and their assistance who work to ensure the smooth running of the buses.
Depots: the depots of the buses are situated at the different sites where our clients are based ie: Umlazi, Isipingo and Ugu District. We find this allows us to better service our clients as they have access to our buses at any times.