Supply Chain Quality

Quality assured Logistics

Australian import and export processes are complex, with many potential pitfalls involved. Unlike most overseas logistics providers, Henning Harders has precise knowledge of Australian systems and regulations. For our clients, this means hassle-free importing and exporting, pitfalls avoided and efficiencies maximised.

We take care of all aspects of your supply chain by providing streamlined end-to-end services, and by managing all processes associated with international trade. At the same time, you are kept in the loop 24/7 through real-time data and information sharing.


  • gain a deep expertise in our clients industry and their specific processes, which enables us to develop cost-efficient, industry-focused trade and logistics solutions
  • have the ability to respond to changing needs with speed and flexibility
  • develop long-term partnerships with our clients, collaborate and align ourselves with their operations and processes
  • can implant experienced staff within your logistics department – to establish streamlined processes and procedures, which will help you operate a more efficient supply chain
  • plan and optimise the movement of your cargo, including all paperwork and documentation
  • analyse and make available all data and KPIs for continuous improvement and optimisation of your supply chain
  • work with your existing network of vendors, suppliers and partners and ensure a seamless and efficient flow of goods and information

Supply Chain Transparency – We give our clients full control over their shipments

Efficient management includes the ability to respond quickly to unforeseen circumstances, such as order changes, broken parts or urgently needed pharmaceuticals – these are reasons why we provide our customers with full control over their supply chain. We make all necessary information available through our EDI interface and our SAP compatibility. Our management services include:

  • Customised reporting and data analytics
  • Full supply chain transparency from end to end 
  • Use-by dates on tracking reports
  • Our software can be integrated with our clients’ for 24/7 visibility of all projects
  • KPIs are used to measure cost, service and operational performance
  • Custom reporting is available for effective supplier and vendor management 
  • Online cargo tracking and “up to the minute” data about the location of shipments  
  • SAP compatibility

Our tailored data analytics and custom reporting provide the basis for vendor management and ongoing supply chain optimisation.

Henning Harders Logistics Newsletter

We keep on top of the latest free trade agreements, product classifications, customs rules and regulations, which – in return – allows our clients can confidently focus on their business and their customers. With our monthly newsletter and our timely industry updates we keep clients informed about latest shipping, import, export and customs developments that might affect their supply chain. 

Achieving Supply Chain Excellence

Staying on top of industry developments and innovations is an important part of our business. That’s why we are actively involved in many industry organisations and across all import/export related government regulations and trade agreements, which might affect our clients’ business.

Most of our customers operate in an extremely competitive business environment and they rely on us to provide a supply chain, that enables them to operate more efficiently. For us, this means that we constantly have to respond to new challenges, deliver innovative solutions, and stay informed about latest industry developments. We achieve all this through a number of initiatives:

  • memberships in all relevant logistics, supply chain and freight forwarding associations and peak bodies
  • industry and customs accreditations, which help us expedite our clients’ cargo more efficiently
  • Harders Advisory, our in-house, expert consultancy for global trade and supply chain optimisation
  • regular professional training, in-house and external
  • sharing of best local practices between our global partner offices
  • information sharing between all Henning Harders offices
  • One-key-Account Manager principle – providing in-depth industry knowledge and experience

As an accredited Australian Trusted Trader we can provide our clients with a range of benefits.

Our Memberships and Accreditations include:

  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Accredited Trusted Trader
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) Accredited Agent & Member
  • Australian Government, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Accredited
  • Dangerous Goods Accredited
  • Accredited Air Cargo Agent (AACA)
  • Customs Brokers Council of Australia (CBFCA) – Member
  • Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) – Member
  • Food & Beverage Importers Association (FBIA) – Member
  • NSW Business Chamber – Member
  • Family Business Australia (FBA) – Member
  • German-Australian Chamber of Industry & Commerce (GACIC) – Member
  • Victorian Employers Chamber of Commerce (VECCI) – Member
  • Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) – Member
  • Project Logistics Alliance – Member

Ease of logistics management and information sharing

We understand that our clients have to stay in control of their shipments so they can quickly respond to any unforeseen circumstances. That’s why we have systems and processes in place, which are specifically designed to keep our clients in the loop at all times and help them run their business more efficiently.

We provide:

  • Improved visibility and increased efficiency of operations
  • State-of-the-art information technology systems with full EDI capability and SAP compatibility
  • Customised reporting and real time information sharing
  • personalised data visualisation and analytics
  • Real-time supply chain snapshots to identify trends and valuable business opportunities
  • Data Integration and Data Security

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