Invitation to Tobacco Haulage Contract 2018 Season

The Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA), is the biggest Tobacco Growers body in Malawi. TAMA embraces the objective of protecting the interests of the tobacco growers in Malawi, and providing strategic and compelling services to the tobacco farmers. As has been the case every year, TAMA is hereby inviting eligible transporters to assist in the tobacco bales transportation exercise for the tobacco growers, from TAMA satellite depots and catchment areas to all official tobacco marketing points.


The assignment is to undertake timely and safe uplifting of tobacco bales from satellite depots and other designated centres for delivery to the Auction Floors of Limbe, Lilongwe, Mzuzu, Chinkhoma and any centre designated as official selling point by Tobacco Control Commission. The bales delivery will be in accordance with the Selling Floors offloading quotas and Booking in System.


The successful Transporter or Transporters Association shall sign a binding contract that will spell out the conditions of the contract.


All Transporters and Transporters Associations with road worthy vehicles and having carrying capacities ranging from two tonnes and above are encouraged to apply. The applications must be accompanied by:

  1. a)      Copies of Vehicle Registration Certificates.
  2. b)     Copies of valid Vehicle Insurance Certificates
  3. c)      Copies of Valid Certificate of Fitness – C.O.F
  4. d)     Authenticated Identities
  5. e)     Details of Physical Contact Address.

Only documents that have gone through MALTIS registration at RTD will be accepted.


All applications must be done in writing and put in sealed envelopes clearly marked; “OFFER TO HAUL TOBACCO ON CONTRACT WITH TAMA – in 2018”. The applications can be hand delivered at TAMA Head Office in Lilongwe, TAMA Regional Offices of Limbe, Chinkhoma and Mzuzu or posted to:

The Chief Executive,


P.O. Box 31360,

        Lilongwe 3.

Attention: The Head of Operations and Technical Services

Tel: 01 773 099

E mail:            

All applications should be submitted by 09th February, 2018, and successful applicants will be notified accordingly.

Invitation to Tobacco Haulage Contract 2018 Season
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