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Calabash Freight

Calabash Freight Overview

Calabash Freight Limited is a Rail Logistics Company created to satisfy the growing need for freight solutions in Africa. Calabash is a Zambia and Tanzania based company with a local and international partnership structure that have more than 3 decades of Rail Freight experience on the African continent. Our service offering includes a full Logistic Solutions with the focus on Rail. We provide innovative Solutions through a strong engineering background. Our motto is to ensure growth of the African continent with Solutions in Africa for Africa. Our primary focus is to be a Value Add partner to Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (“TAZARA”) and Zambia Railways Limited (“ZRL”) in order to increase their Rail Rolling Stock capacity, thus providing an effective rail transport solution to regional clients. We have a growing footprint across Zambia, Tanzania and some parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo. We believe that our activities will be a catalyst for economic growth and development in the whole region. Furthermore, our offerings include a full integrated intermodal solution between Zambia and Tanzania, which covers warehousing, loading and off-loading, locomotives and rolling stock and port services. All the mentioned services offered is based on our core principles to first and foremost address our clients’ unique operational requirements.

Our guiding principles in the company

Some of our processes


Loading at a mine or storage location.

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Transporting to or from ports, mines and storage locations etc.

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Various fast and efficient offloading at any suitable location.

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Ship loading

Transporting to Dar es Salaam port for shipping.

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Loaded Ship

Ship is loaded on time and ready to leave.

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