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Company Profile


Freightways was founded in 1986 and started with international forwarding activities, mainly by road, later were sea- and airfreight services added. In 1990 Freightways started with warehousing activities on demand of some existing forwarding customers.

Approximately 35 skilled and motivated employees empower the several business units of the Freightways group now. Today Freightways operates a distribution facility at Katwijk of 90.000 sq ft (10.000 M2) 15 miles from Amsterdam Airport and 40 miles from Rotterdam Port. Over the recent years Freightways invested in state of the art computer systems for warehouse management and financial processes. The company is privately owned by the President of Freightways Int. Holding B.V.

Read Dutch article about our nomination for the Logimatch award and another interview with the president of Freightways in our download section.



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Mission Statement


We will continue to develop into a high professional third-party logistics organization, providing excellent logistics services customized to meet the unique requirements of our customers.
Achieving our mission will demand a sense of trust, support, and interdependence among the three vital elements of our business:

Our Customers

Our customers are the main reason for our existence and we intend to keep them thoroughly satisfied by operating in a manner that secures their business interests. By constantly listening and providing continuous feedback to our customers, we identify their needs and effectively translate these into customer-specific logistics services. As our highest priority, our work will fully support our clients' business objectives.

Our Vendors

We rely on our vendors to perform the physical services that our customers require. In order to ensure the quality of service provided to our customers, we utilize only those vendors who understand and share in our commitment to the customer and the total quality process.

Our Organization

The cornerstone of our organization is the dedication and integrity demonstrated by our employees. We value our human resources as the major driving force of the business.
Our employees are provided with the best available resources to encourage professional and personal growth.

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)


Freightways operates under the AEO status, which is the EU response to the need to secure the international supply chains and to the US Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the World Customs organization (WCO ). An AEO certified logistic service provider received a low security risk rating that offers benefits to their clients such as:

  • Fast Lane for shipments (AEO logistics service provider will be given priority)
  • Simplified Customs declarations
  • Less physical Customs Inspections
  • AEO as a Global Quality mark or the international supply chain

AEO is a Government audit of our Financial well being and Customs compliance, that guarantees Freightways clients both domestic and overseas a secure, safe and dependable component in their Supply Chain.

SKAL certification


Freightways Skal nr Freightways is SKAL Certified (Certified to handle EKO organic and/or biological products).



Networks



Worldwide Partners Alliance

Worldwide Partners Alliance Freightways is a member of Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA). WPA is an ISO 9001 certified network of logistics providers. Members of WPA transact significant amounts of business with each other. The Alliance monitors financial & operational standards of these transactions. Visit www.ourwpa.com for more information.

NDL/HIDC: Matchmaker for Logistics Partnerships in Europe

NDL/HIDC NDL/HIDC (Holland International Distribution Council) is a private, non-profit organization representing approximately 450 companies and organizations in the Dutch logistics industry in The Netherlands. Based on years of experience and in-depth knowledge of European logistics, NDL/HIDC supplies tailor-made advice and match-making services to foreign companies that are entering the European market for the first time, or that are expanding or re-engineering their European supply chain structures. All members of NDL/HIDC have strong track records in their respective fields, enabling NDL/HIDC to identify the most suitable logistics service providers for every inquiry. All advisory services are free of charge, totally confidential and without obligation. Visit www.hidc.nl for more information.

F4E: Fulfillment for Europe

F4E-fulfillment Freightways is proud to be the exclusive member of F4E in the Netherlands. This exclusive network of European fulfillment specialists consists of local market leaders, owner-managed fulfillment companies who work closely together for the benefit of their customers. Only selected fulfillment companies with the highest quality standards and best references are members of F4E. Visit www.f4e-fulfillment.com for more information.