1000 TRUCKS & TRAILERS

AND 100 LIGHT TRUCKS, FOR YOU

Galco Trading and logistics is an intergrated Logistics services Provider with its head offica in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. Galco Limited is a member of GSM Group of Companies. As a logistics Service Provider, Galco limited offers end to end third part logistic services.

ABOUT US

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.

Galco Transport and Logistics offers the following logistics services:

International Road, Air & Sea Freight

Inland Container Depot

Empty Container Depot

Warehousing and Distribution Services

Handling Equipment

Port and Border Clearance

Heavy Lifts and Oversized Cargo Movements

LCL Handling

Consultancy

Project Services

MISSION & VISION

TRANSPORTATION MAKES LIFE EASIER.

VISION

To be the leading -end to end Logistics Service Provider in Africa.

MISSION

To provide seamless, quality, cost effective, consistent and dependable Logistics services to our customers

WE ARE DRIVEN BY THE FOLLOWING VALUES

INTEGRITY

EFFICIENCY

TEAMWORK

ACCOUNTABILITY

DEDICATION

OUR SERVICES

GALCO LIMITED PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES

ROAD TRANSPORT

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.

CONTAINERIZED CARGO

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.

BREAK BULK

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.

INLAND CONTAINER DEPOT

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).

FUNCTIONS

  • Receipt and dispatch/delivery of containerized cargo
  • Stuffing and stripping of containers.
  • Transfer operation by road to serving port.
  • Consolidation and desegregation of LCL cargo
  • Temporary storage of cargo and containers

BENEFITS

  • Concentration point for long distance cargoes and unitization
  • Customs clearing facilities
  • No customs required at gateway from port to ICD
  • Reduced level of demurrage and pilferage
  • TBLs by shipping lines thus shipping lines assuming full liability of shipment
  • Competitive transport Cost
  • Reduced inventory cost
  • Increased trade flows.

WAREHOUSING (BONDED AND FREE)

Galco Limited own warehouses where they offer the following services;

  • Offload trucks – pack into containers.
  • Unpack Containers – load onto trucks.
  • Break bulk in and out.
  • Fumigation / Scale weighing / physical examinations.
  • FCL packing and unpacking.
  • LCL packing and unpacking.
  • Palletizing and Stretch–wrapping.
  • Containerizing break bulk cargo.
  • Stripping break bulk cargo.
  • FMCG Distribution

We also offer these services at client warehouse to allow clients to focus on their core business.

Dar es Salaam Warehouse: 50,000 sqm

Lusaka Warehouse: 12,000sqm

PORT AND CUSTOMS CLEARANCE

We offer customs clearing at the Port and all major border posts.

  • Customs clearing both road freight imports and exports.
  • Customs clearing air freight imports and exports.
  • Customs clearing removals in bond and in transit.
  • We have collection and delivery services of all cargo we customs clear.
  • We offer freight audit service.

LCL(LOOSE CONTAINER LOAD) HANDLING

Allows customers who don’t have capacity to feel a container to move their goods combined with others.

EMPTY CONTAINER DEPOT

Reduce overall cost empty container movement Closer to the port Maintenance and reworking of containers Storage

LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

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

TAILOR MADE SERVICES

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.

FREIGHT FORWARDING

SEA FREIGHT

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.

HANDLING EQUIPMENT

  • Forklift hire services on casual and long term contract basis. We have a range 3 ton to 8 ton mobile forklifts for those customers who prefer to work within their premises.
  • Box Loader – for handling of containers anywhere you wish.
  • Container Reach Stackers. Pallet Movers(electric and Manual)

AIRFREIGHT

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

CONTACT US

GALCO LIMITED

Plot No. 2084, Block 3, Mandela Road, Kurasini

P O Box 38307, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

+255 688 678 824

+255 682 444 487

+255 22 2183777

+255 22 2183769

galco@gsmgroup.co.tz

www.galcologistics.com

LUSAKA OFFICE:

Trinity Park, Unit 1 First Floor Alice Nkhata Road

+260966270888

info.galco@gsmgroup.co.zm

JOHANNESBURG OFFICE:

Cnr 5th & Maude street 2nd Floor, West Tower Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

+27118815805

info.galco@gsmgroup.co.za