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Horizon International Cargo
Air Freight Ocean Freight Distribution Warehousing
WarehousingFreight Distribution Time Critical
FOUNDED IN 1991 HORIZON INTERNATIONAL CARGO HAS GROWN
TO BE ONE OF THE LEADING INDEPENDENT FREIGHT FORWARDERS
OPERATING IN EUROPE, ASIA AND NORTH AMERICA.
When time is against you, no matter where in the world, our Express and
Time Critical services will deliver on time, every time.
Through our global specialist network and strategic partners we deliver
quickly and reliably around the clock, 24 hours a day 365 days a year by
road, rail or air. Regardless of urgency, size or location we’re here to provide
the solution you need.
With over 300 destinations served in more
than 100 countries our dedicated pro-active
monitoring team follow each shipment every
step of the way to ensure we deliver on time,
Global – Time Critical
On-Board Courier / Hand Carry
Expedited ‘End to End’ Solutions
Third Country Movements / Cross Trade
Late freight acceptance times and loading
priorities ensure we can provide flexible
solutions within a wide timeframe. When Air
is not required dedicated and specialist road
services provide solid and robust options.
Europe – Express Products
Sameday Air Solutions
Rapid Response Vehicles
The appropriate solution for any emergency is essential. To ensure we cater
for a complexity of needs we continue to enhance and expand our global
network of strategic partners ensuring we deliver total customer satisfaction
with maximum speed and reliability.
In this huge market, a wide and multiple service offering is essential.
Through our network of sameday and dedicated service providers we
move consignments in the most time effective fashion, giving you flexibility
and choice to ensure your deadlines are met.
From small vans to trailers we provide a wide
range of vehicle types to ensure we cater
for your specific needs. Tracking and route
monitoring, double manned vehicles for time
efficiency, special loading and unloading
capabilities as well as temperature controlled
transport are all part of our domestic portfolio.
Domestic – Urgent
Dedicated / Specialist Vehicles
Double Manned and Secure Vehicles
Pudo / Dropbox Services
Our Customer Service team work closely
with you to establish the most appropriate
solution to facilitate customs clearance
arrangements and any site specific times
for loading, unloading including security
Spare Part Logistics
Temperature Controlled Services
Exhibitions and Event Solutions
Festivals and Music Logistics
When your supply chain and logistics lead times are shorter, rapid response
and delivery is critical. Around the clock availability, vehicle options, delivery
confirmation, secured and tracking options with real time POD are all core
components of our solution.
To ensure we offer a comprehensive range of solutions we have developed
a number of special services within our Time Critical / Express Product
operations. These services can be fulfilled on a global, european or
A manufacture producing packaging had a very tight
window of importing product into China prior to their
A Horizon team member flew to Scotland on the
first available flight from Heathrow, they were met
by a courier who drove them to the manufacturing
plant where the items were going through their final
quality approval and sign off. They immediately flew
back to London where they met a connecting flight
to Hong Kong with just 60 minutes to spare. The
items were Hand Carried, cleared and delivered to
the customer before the Import licence expired.
An Irish based company required urgent
ingredients from the USA to complete the
manufacture of a new product.
A vehicle was waiting on site to collect the items
as they became available Friday afternoon,
and were immediately taken to Chicago Airport
in time to meet the last flight of the evening
using our Time Critical services. The goods
arrived in the UK, where they cleared customs,
and were delivered to the customer in Ireland
by 5pm Saturday afternoon.
A customer had completed their first batch of
a new product and required the goods to be
moved urgently within a temperature controlled
environment to the USA.
The goods were packed on site into a special aircraft
container where dry ice was used to keep the
products at a stable temperature for the duration
of the journey. The goods were then transferred
to Heathrow arriving 90 minutes before flight
departure. Customs clearance arrangements were
made prior to arrival in the US enabling expedited
release of the goods for a dedicated refrigerated
vehicle to complete the movement on time.
Boxing Clever Bread and Butter
Identifying the most cost-effective and efficient solution for clients comes naturally
to us – it’s part of our total service commitment to you. We consider all available
options for moving your freight without ever forgetting the need for secure, on-time,
carefully documented and traceable movements through to the final destination. In
addition to being a long standing member of IATA and TAPA we are also AEO, C-TPAT
and DFT certified. Whether you need an expedited express product, consolidated
service or a blend of both, Horizon will provide you with the right solution every time.
Our longstanding relationships with all major shipping lines allows us to offer a full
and diverse range of ocean freight services to/from all major ports across the globe
with transit time options and space allocations to meet your specific requirements.
In addition to FCL movements we offer a full range of LCL/Groupage services,
incorporating local customs expertise and onward delivery to the final destination.
In all cases our on-line IT solutions mean customers can track and trace their
goods throughout the entire process.
Our road freight services are fully integrated with our air and sea services, meaning
your consignments are always monitored and carefully managed. In addition to full
loads, our comprehensive delivery service includes pallet or part loads; express and
time-critical deliveries as well as specialist tail-lift and temperature controlled options.
In a fast moving world, where speed to market is a source of competitive advantage,
Horizon will deliver your goods on time, every time.
We provide a full range of warehousing and logistics solutions for many different
industries - from the highly sophisticated to the most basic. In all cases our
operations are supported by the latest technology and integrated with a
comprehensive list of distribution options to best suit your needs. Long term
storage, inventory management, cross docking, emergency parts distribution
and transit warehousing are all core services on offer.
Attention to detail...
Isn’t it time Horizon delivered for you?
At Horizon we have the experience, technology and global network to cater for all
of your transport and logistics requirements. Above all, our people have a genuine
passion to find and deliver the best solution every time. A simple philosophy of
paying attention to detail in everything we do has helped Horizon to become a trusted
logistics partner to successful businesses in many industries across the globe.
Horizon International Cargo
To find out more information about sea, road, air freight, warehousing and logistics services please go to hicargo.com
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