Headquartered in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Mainline Carriers Ltd. is one the fastest growing transport companies in East Africa, with over 20 years of experience.  Over the years our fleet has grown while creating new services to better meet our customers’ needs.

The corporate objective is to assist, and in some cases partnership with, businesses involved in import/export and transportation cope with the ongoing logistical challenges.  We try to tailor viable solutions to enable corporate clients and partners achieve their goals.  Handling cargo safely, securely and efficiently with a variety of vehicles, ranging from 6 to 250 tons capacity. The driving force is to maintain global standards; coupled with local expertise, dedication, and efficiency to satisfy trade partners.

In our distinctive green and blue stripes, our vehicles provide service throughout Tanzania and its neighbouring countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, and have even hauled round trips from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Tanzania. We have two specialities which we have developed over the years:

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) – Including Cyanide (certified under International Cyanide Management Code)
  • “Out of Gauge” (OOG) Cargos – Which have included both oversized and overweight (Heavy Lift)

Our focus on safety and customer service has resulted in excellence throughout our organisation.

Maintenance of all vehicles is done on our own premises, keeping transport and road haulage service reliable and efficient.  Our planned preventive maintenance program ensures regular services and checks on the vehicles which minimises downtime.

Services offered

  • General cargo haulage
  • Abnormal/Out of Gauge cargo haulage
  • Dangerous Goods haulage
  • Consolidated cargo haulage (Dar-es-Salaam to Johannesburg, and back)
  • Rigging & Heavy Lift (eg Transformers/heavy power generators)

Tanzanian economical climate has changed dramatically over the years.  It requires new vision and agility to respond quickly to market changes in order to survive, grow and thrive in business.  Our management aims to create a responsive structure and process to serve corporate partners’ demands in a fast changing market place.

Mainline Carriers Limited is proud to have a creative thinking team.  Most know no boundaries in our challenging business environment have wisdom and retrain perception on concepts or business processes.