Bidvest Electrical is your partner in all things electrical.

We pride ourselves on being South Africa’s leading electrical wholesaler for the finest electrical products and services. Founded in 1964 and still growing, our mission includes providing Southern Africa with the best supplies available both locally and internationally. We have trusted, expert advice and solutions and an extensive product inventory consisting of both well-known house brands and leading international brands.

Our extensive offering includes solutions to all things relating to power generation, renewable energy and commercial and industrial lighting and a wide variety of other highly specialised and specific products and services - Bidvest Electrical has your solution to almost any electrical project, problem or installation.


Bidvest Electrical does it all – If you or your business needs electrical supplies, expert advice or tailor-made solutions, there’s no doubt we have the perfect solution for you.

We supply and distribute the widest range of high quality electrical and related products through 21 Specialised Divisions. That translates to over 60 000 products! All guaranteed to deliver the quality electrical solutions your business needs – no matter what they may be.

Our distribution network is vast, with over 54 individual branches strategically located within and around Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Our reach allows us to effectively service the agricultural, mining, manufacturing, construction, wholesale, electrical and communication sectors with ease. With over 355 fleet vehicles and over 2500 qualified personal, no project is too big or small for our services and quality products.


Bidvest Electrical is a proudly Bidvest company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bidvest Group Limited. Bidvest is a leading South African services, trading and distribution group operating in the areas of consumer and industrial products, electrical products, financial services, fishing and materials handling, freight management, office and print solutions, outsourced hard and soft services, travel and aviation services and automotive retailing.

Listed on the JSE Limited and with roots firmly established in South Africa, Bidvest consistently broadens its product offering through organic and acquisitive growth in local as well as select niche international markets.

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