How We Handle Dangerous Goods
At HFS, we can organise the shipment of dangerous, restricted, hazardous and valuable goods on both a small and large scale. This includes chartering aircraft and organising multiple shipments that are part of larger ongoing projects. Working in conjunction with the relevant authorities, we remain abreast of the ever-changing global regulations, controls and laws relating to the movement of sensitive products.
Dedicated department focused on military, defence and hazardous shipments
Authorised to handle and transport Section 5 cargo
Aviation security screening facilities at London Heathrow
IATA-accredited for the handling of all nine classes of dangerous goods
Secure storage and packing facilities close to the Port of Felixstowe
Air, road and ocean freight services for almost any destination worldwide
Fully-trained dangerous goods safety advisors (DGSAs)
Our Dangerous Goods Capabilities
We have a proven track record in meeting the rigorous challenges this specialist field creates. At our facilities, we have secure areas to handle restricted articles, as well as the ability to pack certain classes of dangerous goods.
Class 1 Explosives
Class 2 Gases
Class 3 Flammable liquids
Class 4.1 / 4.2 / 4.3 Flammable solids, spontaneously combustible and dangerous when wet
Class 5.1 / 5.2 Oxidising agents and organic peroxides
Class 6.1 / 6.2 Toxics and infectious substances
Class 7 Radioactives
Class 8 Corrosives
Class 9 Miscellaneous substances and articles
Customer Case Studies
Our logistics capabilities cover dangerous goods and any other cargo that requires careful planning and specialist expertise. Take a look at our customer case studies to find out more.
"When you're playing a major part in a construction project to carry water between countries to resolve irrigation problems, you have to be on top of your game and ensure strict deadlines and specific project requirements are met."
Fred. Olsen TVO Antenna
Top Services Provided
"This project was truly a team effort from start to finish, and we took great pride in witnessing this specialist piece of equipment being installed in its final location."
Team Supervisor - Ocean Exports, HFS
"It was great to complete another successful storage tank shipment to the satisfaction of all involved. We look forward to being involved in further shipments relating to the 2022 World Cup both before and after, though of course, the only thing we really want to see coming home is the World Cup itself!"
Projects Team Manager
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17th July, 2017
12th December, 2017
10th October, 2023
Our Full Range of Services
Total Logistics Management
Road Haulage Services
Air Freight Services
Ocean Freight Services
Warehousing Services, Fulfilment & Logistics
Project Logistics Services
Customs Clearance Services
Shipping Container Transport Services
Export Packing Services & Case Making