P Trimborn Agency in Pietermaritzburg was launched in 1988 when the 4 oil companies, namely Shell, BP, Caltex, and Total wanted to consolidate their individual depots in Pietermaritzburg, into one large fuel and oil Depot. Being in business for 30 years, P Trimborn Agency is now one of the biggest distributor/ agents for Shell Downstream SA (Pty) Limited.

The depot operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year, so as to accommodate the transport industry. We also provide a fuel transport service throughout South Africa as
P Trimborn Agency is now a Shell Branded Distributor, delivering world-class service throughout KZN. Currently, have a fleet of 17 units, consisting of bridging and distribution units (meter pumping and gravity feeding units), road bridging tankers (Tank Clinic Manufactured) and truck tractors (Mercedes Benz) all brand new equipment, with updated specifications keeping up with the market.


P Trimborn Agency offers the following advantages to customers:

  • Quality Service – We provide our customers with courteous, prompt and reliable service. Our company has a reputation for timely deliveries, reliable equipment, and the best drivers.
  • Quality Products – We supply customers with quality Shell Products.
  • Competitive rates – We will provide our customers with competitive rates.


The company’s management philosophy is based on responsibility and mutual respect. P Trimborn Agency maintains an environment that stimulates productivity and emphasizes respect for customers and fellow 62 employees. The company structure is linear, which lends the staff responsibilities and decision-making power.


We have a small but extremely efficient Management Team:

Paul Trimborn – CEO

Followed by the Senior Management Team below:

Kumber Chetty – Operational Director
Lisa Joubert – Financial Manager
Reagan Thomas – Logistics Manager
Yvonne Fryer – Sales and Marketing Manager