Logistics Direct is a leader in moving mining equipment and goods throughout Africa and anywhere in the world.
We provide ground, air and sea freight forwarding services along with customs brokering to cover every facet of mining logistics around the world.
Our expert team has a long history of transporting cargo through Ghana and West Africa. We put our expertise to work for you.
As part of a global mining services company, we understand the importance of logistics and freight transport better than anyone else.
In a single year we move more than 8,000 tonnes of equipment, throughout the African continent.
Major mobilisations, like a fleet of 30 777 Caterpillar dump trucks or Liebherr 996 excavators, are all in a day’s work for us.
Effectiveness is at the heart of all we do. Our experienced team is based locally in Ghana and West Africa.
You have a schedule to keep; it’s our job to make sure that happens – no matter what happens.
Peter Gralla has worked in freight forwarding and logistics for over 30 years, with most of his career spent in Ghana.
Peter Gralla has worked in freight forwarding and logistics for over 30 years, with most of his career spent in Ghana. Originally from The Netherlands, he finished his education in 1988. Peter attained an apprenticeship with a multinational freight forwarding company and held various positions in Luxembourg and Switzerland before being posted to Ghana in 1991.
In 1996, Peter joined Ausdrill as the manager responsible for logistics in West Africa. In 1998, Ausdrill appointed him General Manager of the newly formed Logistics Direct Ltd. Under Peter’s leadership, Logistics Direct quickly became a recognised premium logistical support service provider in Ghana, a reputation it still enjoys today.
Sam Addo-Yobo has been Operations Manager of Logistics Direct Ltd since March 1999 and coordinated many projects in Ghana and West Africa.
Sam Addo-Yobo has been Operations Manager
of Logistics Direct Ltd since March 1999 and coordinated many projects in Ghana
and West Africa. He began his career at Logistics Direct as a Shipping
Trainee in 1992 and has worked in Shipping and Customs Brokerage ever since.
Sam graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in
Sociology from the University of Ghana. He also earned an Executive Master’s
Degree in Business Administration (Marketing Option) from the University of
Ghana. Sam has international training in Dangerous Goods Transport in Perth,
Australia and holds a Ghana Customs Proficiency Certificate in Customs
Sam’s professional credentials include
being a Licentiate member of the Customs Brokers Association of Ghana and a
past executive member of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders.
Albert Helegbe has been Finance Manager of Logistics Direct Ltd since March 1999. He has acquired extensive training and experience in the fields of Accounting, Auditing and Management Consulting.
Albert Helegbe has been Finance Manager of
Logistics Direct Ltd since March 1999. He has acquired extensive training and
experience in the fields of Accounting, Auditing and Management Consulting.
Albert has experience in both public and private sector organizations from large multinationals to
small- and medium-scale enterprises operating in key sectors of the
economy such as hospitality, financial services, construction,
mining, and oil and gas.
Albert earned a professional qualification as a
Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants
(Ghana). He earned an EMBA Project Management Option from the University
of Ghana Legon, as well as Business Certificates from Temple University and the
Fox School of Business, both in the USA.