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Ian Lourens, co-founder and CEO of OneLogix
Ian Lourens, co-founder and CEO of OneLogix
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South Africa's battle against the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic saw hospital demand for oxygen increase and industrial companies running out of supply of the critical product, but their crisis turned into a boon for abnormal logistics company OneLogix.

Over the course of the second Covid-19 wave, the group scored contracts with industrial companies to ensure that they had a steady supply of the oxygen.

"They were not getting what they felt was their fair share of oxygen, so they entered into contracts with various suppliers of oxygen and logistics companies such as ourselves to secure that oxygen for at least a two- or three-year period," said OneLogix CEO Ian Lourens.

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