Some user countries have their own cargo centres located near the port to facilitate cargo consolidation. Notable ones are the ZAMCARGO and Malawi Cargo Center (MCCL).
ZAMCARGO is a Zambian owned clearing and forwarding company that has specialised in clearing cargoes from Zambia. The company has its own yard near the port for both export and import consolidation. The yard has a Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) railway siding.
The company owns a fleet of tractors and trailers for transfer of cargo to and from the port.
MALAWI CARGO CENTRES - MCCL
The Malawi Government has established dedicated cargo facilities in Dar es Salaam and Mbeya (some 750 kilometres from the port) to speed up transit traffic to and from Malawi). Facilities available include: a warehouse, container handling yard with a 35 tonnes Gantry Crane and a rail siding. MCCL has also a 12,000 cubic metre diesel tank, 7,700 cubic metre petrol tank and rail siding at the tank farm. There are 22 tank wagons which move fuel between Dar es Salaam and Mbeya on TAZARA. At Mbeya, Malawi Cargo Centre operates a depot with the following facilities: 35 tonnes gantry crane, a warehouse, 2,500 cubic metres tank farm and rail siding