Carleo Insurance Brokers
Truck Centre Durban

The Companies within the Larimar Group include:

  • Public Transport:

Putco Limited: has grown into the biggest passenger bus operator in the country, operating more than 1910 buses, transporting more than 300 000 passengers daily in Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Limpopo – traveling over 98 million km per annum.

Putco has Joint ventures with emerging bus operators ( Lekoa Transport Trust, Ipelegeng Transport trust and Asibemonye Transport trust).

With a strong established brand, Putco has established bus operation in Mozambique with the creation of Putco Mozambiqua Limitada, operating buses from Maputo to Xai-xai, Inyambane, Chokwe and Masinga.


  • Engineering and Manufacturing:

VOMS Industrial (PTY) LTD: was established with the main business focus to refurbish and service mechanical components such as engines, gearboxes, differentials, prop shafts, transmissions, air brakes, fuel injection, and auto electrical components. The facility also has fully fledged tyre retreading and brake re-lining plants.

The factory is endowed with modern high-tech top of the range DYNO machines and facilities, years of experience to repair / overhaul drive lines of almost all prominent heavy duty models (trucks or buses).


  • Motor retail:

Truck Centre Durban

Truck Centre Durban is an official franchised dealership for Iveco and Powerstar commercial vehicles operating in the Kwazulu-Natal province. The dealership also offers sales of parts and servicing/repairs of vehicles.


  • Financial Sector:

Larimar Financing and Leasing Services (PTY) LTD is a company offering financial services and Carleo Insurance Brokers is a short term insurance company.

Carleo Insurance Brokers (PTY) Limited is an authorised Financial Services Provider registered with the Financial Services Board in respect of intermediary and advisory services.  Within  the framework of our competitively priced risk management, procurement and insurance services, the core philosophy of the company is to provide optimum service and the widest available insurance cover (relative to cost) with first tier blue chip insurers.  We pride ourselves upon the fact that the key individual dealing with all accounts within Carleo Insurance has an average of more than twenty years experience with each such individual client, resulting in the benefits of continuity and in-depth knowledge of client needs and aspirations.

We welcome the opportunity of developing additional partnerships with new domestic, commercial and corporate clients.


  • Property sector:

Larimar properties (PTY) LTD: is a diverse property holding company.