Welcome to PUTCO

Putco (Pty) Ltd, is a subsidiary of The Larimar Group, with interest in the public passenger transport sector. Our group of companies include Putco,Carleo Insurance Brokers,Truck Centre Durban, the Larimar Training Academy, Voms Industrial, Larimar Financing and Leasing Services and Larimar Properties.
Mr. Franco Pisapia is the Managing Director since September 2004. He is also a Director of Carleo Enterprise (Pty) Ltd and Carleo Investment (Pty) Ltd.
The face of ownership and management of Putco has significantly changed over the years to reflect the country’s demographics. The Larimar group (which is the holding company) is now 51% black-owned of which 27% are black women and 22% of shares are held by employees.
Putco has a fleet of 1 400 buses and transports more than 210 000 passengers daily. The company operates in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.The Putco fleet travels approximately 82 million kilometres per year or 290 000 kilometres per day. We employ more than 3600 employees with an approximate 18,000 persons that depend on the Company for their livelihood.and just under 1 600 are drivers, 69 of which are female drivers.Our operating hours are from 02h30 to 22h00. 

Putco Smart Card

The future looks bright with the introduction of our new ticketing system. The smart tap system will be replacing our old paper based  ticket system to offer more convenience to our commuters.
Our New System offers:
•             Ease of access to ticket outlets
•             Flexible and longer trading hours
•             Ability to transfer trips if your card is lost,stolen or damaged
•             Longer validity periods

The Journey Continues...The Smart Way