HTFN is an established, reliable worldwide network of independent forwarding agents that provides a level of flexibility, global reach, service and local expertise unmatched by any single multinational.
Members of HTFN offer a full range of dependable transportation Services - land, air and ocean freight - and comprehensive logistics solutions - warehousing, import and export - for any type and size of cargo shipment destined for any location in the world.
Recognized as leaders in their respective markets, HTFN companies have built their reputations by offering the best possible service at the best possible price. Success depends on the careful handling of every shipment.
HTFN agents are ideally positioned to guide customers through the intricacies of business in their market. By understanding local customs, regulations, and speaking the local language, they can avoid mistakes that affect the bottom line. Customers have confidence that HTFN will deliver goods on time, as expected, with maximum efficiency.
HTFN offers a wide range of transportation and logistics programs tailored to meet customer need. HTFN's independently operated companies effectively handle warehousing, distribution, inventory management and materials return programs from the most basic to the most advanced.
HTFN has carefully built a global network of reputable agents strategically located to manage shipments to virtually any destination worldwide. All companies must demonstrate financial stability and sound business practices before joining the Network. This framework ensures quality transportation and logistics programs to the farthest reaches of the globe.
HTFN members handle over 1.5 million tons of cargo annually, employing over 6,000 employees representing in more than 220 offices around the globe.
Low negotiated rates
Locally managed space allocations
Supervised cargo handling
Full container load (FCL) and less than container load (LCL) capabilities
Weekly groupage containers
Flexibility of carriers on trade lanes
Dry and refrigerated capacity
Full truckload (FTL) and less than truckload (LTL) capacity worldwide
Global satellite positioning (GSP) equipped
Air ride suspension
Full range of vehicles from vans to tractor-trailers
Customs brokerage and import clearance.
Export documentation and compliance
Inventory management and fulfillment
Purchase order and parts tracking
Freight Management Services
HTFN is the one of the world's leading providers of global multi-modal forwarding services providing clients with a comprehensive range of freight-managed services tailored to meet their individual needs. Our freight management services combined with global multi-modal expertise provide HTFN clients with the best of all worlds. View our case study
HTFN provides clients across the globe with a comprehensive range of contract logistics services. Our range of services includes contract demand labour, facilities and specialized transportation equipment.
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We are specialists in a range of services covering all aspects of industrial vertical market segments. Specialist services range from international bulk mailing to industrial plant project movements. HTFN provides specialist services that cater for all forms of sensitive, hazardous, perishable and time sensitive products. View our case study
HTFN's experts listen to you in your language, in your market, in your business to develop a solution as unique as the requirement. HTFN's combination of scale and expertise affords us the opportunity to provide comprehensive consultancy services across the whole supply chain as well as in strategic development solutions. View our case study
Every HTFN member has an exclusive territory. HTFN members work together and participate together on single lane business and multi-national business. HTFN members are partners, committed to developing and increasing business within the group.
HTFN members are financially sound, have quality service, active sales, and cutting edge communications. HTFN members are evaluated annually to ensure the highest standards. HTFN members have internal procedures and insurance to cover payments within the group. Disputes between members can be mediated by HTFN corporate/officers.
HTFN Annual Conference:
All members participate in the annual conference and take advantage of one on one members meetings, general assembly business meetings, training programs and client forums. Save time, money and travel by meeting with all partners in one week a year.
Member’s only website, regular news, member updates, regulations, events, sales tools, bid presentations, brochure printing, business cards, shipment data exchange and tracking, sales lead tracking.
For nearly 20 years, companies around the world have relied on HTFN's network of highly-regarded, reliable, independent forwarding agents to provide essential freight transportation and logistics services. It's a unique global alliance that combines the capabilities of multinational forwarders with the personal service of locally owned companies. The best of both worlds, worldwide.
In addition to traditional freight services, HTFN members provide a wide range of value-added logistics options, quality processes and industry expertise. Our pooled resources and buying power ensure shippers crucial air and shipping line capacity and dramatic cost savings door to door.