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Important ARA NEWSFLASH – RT 46 Business Registration as Merchants

Dear RMI – ARA Member,


Trust that you’re keeping safe, and doing well.


RE: RT 46


WesBank, a division of FirstRand Ltd, has been
awarded the RT46 Category C tender, effective 1 April 2021. This tender pertains to the managing of repairs and
maintenance of the Government fleet.

ARA has been in discussions with Wesbank to
assist our Members who are interested in providing services on the RT 46 contract. This includes the effective
on-boarding process of registration of Service Providers.

Wesbank has engaged with a 3rd
party, FlowCentric, who is responsible for managing the registration process and communication has been sent to
industry recently.

In an ongoing effort to assist our ARA Members
this communication is aimed at providing assistance with the registration process:

•             Format will be an electronic
registration process

•             To register, send e-mail to or phone 087 135

•             You are required to supply the
following information in the e-mail:

o             Name of the Company.

o             Contact person.

o             Relevant telephone numbers.

o             E-Mail address.

•             FlowCentric Resourcing will then
mail you a EXCEL Spreadsheet to complete, which you have to mail back asap (attached).  NOTE – please do not
PDF the document and no spaces, brackets, commas, etc. in the telephone and cell number fields.  Please note
submissions should be send to

•             Your Merchant details will then be
captured on the database where after you will receive an e-mail (within 5 days) with a link directing you to the
Merchant Portal, together with an unique username and password (see attached Manual for the process).

•             You need to provide all requested
information and documentation as per the Merchant Portal (see Manual for the list of requirements).

•             Details of the relevant WesBank
official in case of any queries is the WesBank Merchants Department: 011 649 3558 or email

•             Details of the FlowCentric

RT46 New Merchant Application or

RT46 Onboarding process (

RT46 Update of information (

WesBank – Merchant related queries or work allocation queries (

WesBank – RT46 Queries (

SAPS Merchant Queries (


Yours sincerely – the ARA Team






National Director


 +27 12 348 9311

cell: +27 82
452 5153



Remanufacturers’ Association






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