Tanzania

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Our Footprint in Tanzania

Land preparation, Mechanical harvesting, Haulage, fertilizer and herbicide application.

Unitrans Tanzania believes that strong “partnerships” fosters strong business relationships. Given this approach, we aim to deliver tailored end-to-end agricultural solutions by:

  • Bringing innovation and implementing mechanisation to key farming activities.
  • Delivering state of the art tailored solutions to solve production issues unique to each operation.
  • Introducing precision agriculture, artificial intelligence, business analytics and informative-reporting to drive efficiencies and to deliver real-time decision making.
  • Providing access to the largest Africa team of passionate, dedicated and experienced individuals to work with your business and to achieve your goals.

Unitrans promotes key agricultural fleet management strategies such as minimising the harvest-to-milling window for optimal crop freshness, whilst taking care to avoid destructive levels of infield compaction through carefully engineered fleeting. The minimising of mill and factory stops, along with consistent deliveries, are key aspects of our successful logistics operations.

Unitrans Tanzania Limited has been in operating in Tanzania for more than 20 years. Historically, the company has been predominantly involved in providing bespoke and top in class agricultural logistics services at its operations located in Kilombero, Tanzania. It has established itself as a leading agricultural and logistics service provider for large agricultural multinational corporations. Unitrans Tanzania aims to grow its market size in Tanzania within the next couple of years and expand its transport and supply chain solutions offerings in line with the operations it provides in neighbouring territories. At present, it employs over 400 people and has 50 pieces of equipment in operation aimed at providing best in class transport and logistics solutions to its customers and clients. In developing strong regional business partners Unitrans Tanzania leverages its Southern Africa Footprint to guarantee safe, reliable and innovative supply chain and agricultural transport engineering solutions.

Unitrans Tanzania purposefully commits to maintain safe operations at all its sites and views SHEQ as a critical part of its business. Accordingly, conformance to all SHEQ principles, policies and procedures in accordance with good corporate practice and law is non-negotiable. We have developed complete and comprehensive best-in-class SHEQ management systems that comprises policies and procedures which align with international best practice.

Furthermore, comprehensive and continuous training sessions are done throughout the year to actively encourage employees and stakeholders to act in accordance with all safety policies and procedures – SAFETY STARTS WITH YOU. Unitrans Tanzania also offers customized compliance to customer requirements, but always works towards “Zero Harm”, through the belief that all incidents are preventable through corrective and preventative actions. In keeping with this strong safety focus we are proud to state that we are compliant in the following Safety and Quality codes:

  • OHSAS 18001;
  • ISO9001; and
  • ISO 14001.

Tanzania adopted NOSA Five Stars integrated Management which is aligned to ISO 45001of 2018 and ISO 1400 of 2015.

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Agricultural Services

Farm to Factory

  • Mechanical Harvesting Excavator and Wheeled Loading
  • Masscane & Loose Cane Operations
  • Land Trains
  • 3 Trailor Combinations
  • Rigid Drawbars

GPS Guided Land Preparation 

  • Mechanical Harvesting Excavator and Wheeled Loading
  • Masscane & Loose Cane Operations
  • Land Trains
  • 3 Trailor Combinations
  • Rigid Drawbars

Infrastructure Maintenance

  • Road building
  • Road maintenance
  • Irrigation and drainage canals
  • Excavation & dosing
  • Dumper work

Focus on Ensuring Growth and Prosperity.

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David Tayler

David Tayler, GM of Unitrans Malawi and Tanzania, has lead the Business Unit for 2 years after being involved in Unitrans business development for over 8 years: 

“My vision for the region’s success lies in the conversion of opportunities into sustainable business, ensuring growth and prosperity to all.“

Our Partners

Partner with Unitrans in Tanzania

Agricultural Services

Comprehensive agriculture services incorporating precision farming.

Bulk Handling & Mining

Bulk handling, distribution, logistics, and fleet management.

Road Haulage & Rail

Market leader in petrochemical, fuel and energy services in Africa.
Corporate Social Initiatves

Community Development

Unitrans acknowledges that it has a key role and responsibility in supporting the communities in the areas in which it operates. The group addresses this through a focus on community development, education and childcare. Throughout the group, individual operations identify and are involved in social projects that are aligned with their strategies and that are usually in close proximity to the operations, to make the biggest impact and difference to the communities. The businesses actively engages with community members and works with community organisations, NGOs and various community service delivery organisations to develop the appropriate projects and to successfully execute these projects to the best advantage of the recipients.

Kilombero commnity and Unitrans Tanzania
Social Responsibility

Our People

Unitrans Africa Tanzania contributes to various social development causes in line with the Unitrans Africa’s group policy for sustainable corporate social development. As such, and in support of this objective Unitrans Africa Tanzania contributes to numerous social development projects in the communities wherein they operate. Over the past number of year several contributions took place, notable inclusions being:

Unitrans Africa Tanzania Kilombero Depot
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"Helping to build economies in Africa"

Making us proud

Our Awards

2024

National Tanzania Occupational Health and Safety Awards: AOSH Agricultural Winner

2023

National Tanzania Occupational Health and Safety Awards: AOSH Agricultural Winner

2022

National Tanzania Occupational Health and Safety Awards: AOSH Agricultural Winner

2021

National Tanzania Occupational Health and Safety Awards: AOSH Agricultural Winner

2019

National Tanzania Occupational Health and Safety Awards: AOSH Agricultural 1st Prize

2018

National Tanzania Occupational Health and Safety Awards:
AOSH Agricultural Runner Up; and
AOSH Manufacturing Second Runner Up.

Certifications

Unitrans Tanzania

Build a powerful partnership today.

Through a concerted and persistent investment in safety and operational excellence and resilience, Unitrans is well positioned to leverage its established footprint across Africa for future growth.

Give us a call

Request a quote

Fill out the form below with your Tanzania query and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in Tanzania? Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.

Build a powerful partnership today.

Through a concerted and persistent investment in safety and operational excellence and resilience, Unitrans is well positioned to leverage its established footprint across Africa for future growth.

Give us a call

Request a quote

Fill out the form below with your Tanzania query and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in Tanzania?
Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.

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