Galco Transport and Logistics – a division of the GSM Group,is an integrated logistics services provider with the Head Office in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. Galco Transport and Logistics was established in 2013 with a fleet of 100 trucks that moved our own goods within the region. The desire to turn this into a logistics company came about after the GSM trading unit started importing cement from Pakistan.
Our relevance and presence at the Dar-es-salaam port grew so fast, that the brand GALCO came onto surface and was spotted on the industry map. Galco has a strong and growing presence in Eastern, Southern and Central Africa with offices in South Africa, Zambia, Kenya and Rwanda. Galco remains on the leading edge of the transportation industry by using state-of-the-art technology and by providing services that adapt to our clients needs.
To be the leading -end to end Logistics Service Provider in Africa.
To provide seamless, quality, cost effective, consistent and dependable Logistics services to our customers
Local and Transit
With a growing fleet of more than 1000 trucks with a capacity to carry 30 tons, we provide road transport services in east and central African regions to countries which includes Zambia, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Southern Sudan through the Tazara Corridor, Central Corridor and North Corridor. Our large fleet of trucks provides unparalleled capacity for your cargo. In order to provide maximum flexibility we operate a fleet of flat-bed and drop-side trailers. This enables loading of contain – erized cargo as well as break-bulk goods.
All our trailers are fitted with twist-locks to carry single 20’ and 40’ containers, as well as 2×20’ containers. The strong construction of our trailers allow for loading of either 2×20’ or 1×40 up to a gross weight of 30MT, and 1×20 in centre mount position with a maximum weight of 26MT. The container/containers can either be dropped off at the destination, if arrangements have been made with the Lines, or we can return the empty container(s) to the shipping line designated location. As added security on high value containerized cargo, a container lock is fitted to the container. We own 100 brand new containers to move client cargo should they request us to do so.
The strong construction of our trailers allows or loading of up to 30MT of break-bulk cargo. We have gained valuable experience in loading bagged cargo, drums, cartons, steel copper coils, timber and several other commodities. Our fleet also includes drop-side trailers (trailers with collap-sible side) that provides extra stability to cargoes that may in bulk exhibit liquid properties. All cargo is secured and covered with tarpaulins to protect the cargo from the elements. In over-border transport, we provide a superior service for handling of bulk, containerized, project and out of gauge cargo, with flat-bed and drop side trailer. We also do Local deliveries in Tanzania using 30 ton rigs, 3t on boxed and 7 ton boxed as well. Our fleet is on satellite tracking 24 hrs. which compliment by frequent road patrols to optimize on turnaround times for the benefit of us and customers. We are on comprehensive insurance and GIT.
W e are an operator of an Inland Container depot for handling of Imports from the port of Dar es-Salaam. The ICD offers a complete solution for containerized cargo and provides storage. It is a common user facility with public authority i.e. TRA and TPA to offer handling and temporary storage of import containers (local and transit).
Dar es Salaam Warehouse: 50,000 sqm
Lusaka Warehouse: 12,000sqm
We offer customs clearing at the Port and all major border posts.
Allows customers who don’t have capacity to feel a container to move their goods combined with others.
Reduce overall cost empty container movement Closer to the port Maintenance and reworking of containers Storage
We do local distribution in the great Dar es Salaam City and other country cities and towns. We have agrowing fleet of 3 – 7 ton delivery vans and 30 ton trucks
Our dynamic team offers tailor made Logistics services anywhere in the region. Customers simply advise on what needs to be done and we will provide the services.
We offer sea freight for LCL and FCL anywhere in the region and beyond. Galco is focused on forwarding business so that our customers can be relieved of following up with shipping lines in both documents and current position of their cargo. We enjoy competition rates from the major shipping lines through our partnerships.
We offer service for full loads and consolidations. We provide door to door services for: Your cargo is safe under the Galco team. We believe in control of our clients’ cargo and will do everything possible to keep it in our hands from the supplier’s premises no matter where in the world right into our clients’ door steps
P O Box 38307, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 682 444 487
+255 22 2183769