The Company was established in 1978 as Ghana Diamond Marketing Board charged with the responsibility for the purchase and marketing of the country's diamonds. In 1980, by Legislative Instrument (LI) 401, the Company was incorporated as a State Owned Enterprise (SOE). With the promulgation of the diamonds decree (NRCD 32) in 1982, LI 916 was enacted to change the company's name to Access Marketing Corporation.

In 1989, PNDC Law 219 was enacted to yet again change the Company's name to the Global Access Courier Delivery Services. Finally in year 2000, it was converted by Act 461 (Statutory Corporations Conversion to Companies Act) to a Limited Liability Company to operate under the Ghana Companies Code (Act 179 of 1963) as Global Access Courier Delivery Services. The Company's head office is located in its Access House building in Accra situated on the Kinbu Road adjacent to the Registrar-General's Department and next to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Company operates in all the small-scale Gold and Diamond areas in the country namely: Accra, Kumasi, Tarkwa , Bolgatanga, Akwatia, Oda and Wa with offices and other local Agents.