The Dar es Salaam Corridor Committee (DCC) is a forum for regional cooperation on cross border transport policy formulation, regulation and operation, comprising public and private institutions from Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Committee was established by constitution in the year 2003, under the auspices of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). The DCC Secretariat is hosted by the United Republic of Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam.
The functions of the Secretariat include following:
- To maintain comparative pricing, delivery time and reliability data on the comparative corridors;
- To assist transport service providers to develop cost and service packages offering competitive rates and services and an integrated tariff structure to customers
- To respond to requests from business, ministries of trade and industry, chambers of commerce and other organizations involved in industrial development and investment promotion regarding the facilities, cost, delivery time to various markets, security and reliability of the route as needed for them to effectively market the corridor and spur economic development based in part on the quality of the transport system