Dangerous & Hazardous Goods Shipping

Our specialist team is fully trained and accredited to handle all classes of hazardous and dangerous goods, coordinating international transport via air, sea and road.

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.

Discuss Your Requirements
  • 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)

  • IMDG and ADR trained

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

Case Study

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.



  • Industrial
"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."

Louis Perrin


Fred. Olsen TVO Antenna


  • Industrial
"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."

Glenn Yellop

Team Supervisor - Ocean Exports, HFS

SPEL Products


  • Industrial
"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!"

Dan Leach

Projects Team Manager

What Are Your Business Needs?

Logistics Insights from HFS

Company News

IMDG & ADR Training

17th July, 2017

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Company News

Daniel Norris Achieves DGSA Certification

12th December, 2017

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