COUNTRY NAME Transporters
REPLACE THIS TEXT with a 3 - 5 paragraph narrative describing the road transport market in the country. Identify the national market including number of large scale and small scale operators. Describe the level of sophistication, any issues with unions, and radius of operation. Identify if the current capacity meets domestic needs and the capacity of the market to accommodate and influx in demand from the humanitarian community. Also identify if foreign operators are allowed to operate domestically.
Democratic Republic of Congo Transporters
A large number of small companies mainly operating in the informal sector provide road transport and engage in pitiless competition, frequently overloading their trucks.
They are able to accommodate any influx in demand. Road transport costs are generally very high. They vary, but may go up to US$0.15 per tonne/km.,
which is higher than the usual rate in Central Africa of US$0.13 per tonne/km. and more than three times that of US$0.05 per tonne/km. in southern Africa.
(Source: Diagnostic Trade Integration Study, Ministry of trade, small and medium-sized Entreprises, www.worldbank.org)
Most of the transporters included on the following contacts list offer multimodal transport: