Polytra is present since 1974 in DRC and since the beginning involved in the development of the DRC Mining region – Katanga and the large area around it – executing in- and export clearing formalities under our own customs license, organising in and export multimodal transport (train, truck and barging) and offering all handling services of your goods at Polytra’s own bonded and non-boned secured facility with own handling equipment.  

We are proud of our unique set up (with offices in Lubumbashi, Kolwezi, Likasi and Kasumbalesa) and experienced team which enables us to offer all logistic services with European service and compliance Standards 

We consider our extended list of references with all major commodities traders, mining companies, chemical companies, EPC contractors and project cargo operators, for who we successfully organised a tailor made solutions to their logistics challenges, as a proven result of our excellence and reliability. Our dedicated team has been rewarded and laureated  for their tailored made approach to most challenges that our clients are facing in the region.

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Our excellent and long standing relationships with DRC customs & authorities gives us the capability to go the extra mile and to assist our customers best.


POLYTRA uses its own customs license to organise a quick and smooth clearing of your goods at all the possible entry and exit points of all Southern and Eastern DRC : Katanga (including Lubumbashi Airport), Bukavu, Kigoma and Goma.

Our successful experiences with exoneration procedures (including a.o. SNEL and Mining companies) are a proven result of expertise.

Our long standing relationship with major mining companies and commodity traders, for who we organise since several years the swift, smooth and compliant clearing of large export volumes, is a proven result of our reliability.

Finally POLYTRA can offer the usage of its own bonded (and not bonded) facility and ICD in Lubumbashi with its own handling equipment to offer even more tailored solutions.



POLYTRA Katanga is a well-known brand and enjoys the proud confidence and privileged relationships with all major commodity traders and mining companies. This confidence has been built on years of expertise and experience in moving mining commodities and others out of Africa.

POLYTRA Katanga has successfully handled, cleared and transported more than 120 000MT/year of copper, cobalt, tin, zinc and other minerals from DRC via various corridors to all possible ports of export including Tanzania (Dar Es Salaam) – South Africa (Durban) – Namibia (Walvis Bay) – Mozambique (Beira).

Our strategic presence all along the key areas of the various corridors gives POLYTRA a unique set up to deliver the quality and control needed for African logistics.


POLYTRA unique set up all along the key areas used to import into DRC makes it your perfect partner to organise the transport of your goods into DRC using the best available and most efficient port of entry. Our large quantities of cargo in and out of DRC guarantee you excellent service at competitive prices both on road and sea freight.

POLYTRA uses a certified pool of dedicated multimodal transporters to reach all destinations with all types of cargo.

POLYTRA distinguished itself with its proven expertise and experience in successfully delivering tailor made solutions for all types of cargo making use of all available transport means and this even to remote areas such as, but not limited to, northern Kolwezi, Mbuji Mayi, Manono, Goma, Bukavu, Kalemie,…

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Projects Katanga

Polytra distinguishes itself from our competitors thanks to its tailored made approach to every challenge and its proven expertise and experience in Project cargo logistics.

The unique combination of:

POLYTRA proudly delivered energy (heavy lift transformers and electricity projects), civil (a.o. water plants) and mining projects (mining plants and resupply) with a tailored service on time, on budget and on quality.

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Projects Katanga

To offer more flexibility in your logistics POLYTRA invested in its own facility right at the entry of Lubumbashi. POLYTRA has the ability to offer all value added services: stuffing, de-stuffing, container handling, repacking, weighing,…

Projects Katanga
Projects Katanga
  • Own Yard
  • Own warehouse
  • Fully fenced with security
  • Separated bonded and non-bonded depots
  • Dedicated management and crew
  • Dedicated lifting equipment
  • Dedicated local delivery equipment