Hellmann Trade Solutions

If you wish to have local sales & service in foreign countries without the need to create your own local infrastructure, Hellmann Trade Solutions provides you with experienced local teams that can perform all activities on your behalf. By partnering with Hellmann, you get a streamlined entry and sustainable market presence in foreign countries without the challenges of implementing and managing your own local activities. Our established teams, including IT and sales infrastructure, enable you to accelerate sales growth through local service and product availability while limiting investments, recurring fixed costs, and risks on your side.

Your Foreign Local Infrastructure Solution

We can perform all your operational and organizational activities in the destination market as if we are part of your company. Our established teams and infrastructure will run your business with the same high standards you expect of your own organization. Additionally, you receive a complete local setup without the need to attract, train, develop, and manage your own local team.

We run your business where you can't 

Our solutions go far beyond operational solutions for import, logistics, customer service, and accounting. We provide a fully operational local infrastructure including legal, sales, finance, and compliance departments, risk mitigation coordination, and hands-on management that supports you in every facet of your business.

As flexible as you are

Our flexible IT infrastructure facilitates efficient and scalable order processing and transparent reporting. We provide compliant solutions enabling your customers to purchase customs cleared products while being supported with a service level they will embrace. Hellman’s unique positioning allows you a variety of options that can be customized to your needs including launching your own local entity, having us operate a part or all of your daily activities on your behalf. We can also act as the Importer of Record to eliminate any need for a local legal presence on your end.

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Wijnand Herinckx

Director Trade Solutions and Projects

Hellmann Arrows

Your Foreign Local Field Sales

Asset-light market entry 

For a range of industries, our local sales representatives are happy to introduce your products to local distributors, retailers, or other B2B & B2G sales channels. If desired, we can manage local commercial relationships ourselves, or introduce your regional sales team to the decision-makers of your potential partners.

In any case, the final decision on local price, terms, and conditions is made by you, giving you full control of your local commercial strategy and footprint. With our dedicated e-commerce team, we provide turn-key solutions for local and regional B2C projects as well.

Our Products & Services

Our products and services go far beyond traditional logistics. We created them to accelerate your business in foreign markets. Whatever support or solution you require in the foreign market, we are there to support you.

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Industry Focus

Each industry has its own specifics. For every industry we serve, we have the team, the knowledge, and the infrastructure to serve your customers at the same high-quality level that you aim for at home.


Full control when steering into new markets

Automotive is a key expertise solution within Hellmann. We provide integrated solutions to leading OEMs, tier 1/tier 2, and aftermarket companies worldwide. Within Hellmann Trade Solutions, we focus mainly on the independent aftermarket.

Industry competition is increasing and distributors are becoming more demanding. Instead of dropping prices, you can increase competitiveness by increasing your service level. We enable you to offer already customs cleared products in local currency contracts so that you can work directly with any partner and local sales channel that fits your strategy.

Our range of solutions to leading and mid-sized aftermarket companies will inspire you when discovering how we can support and accelerate your business. Feel free to take a look at the functionalities of our B2B sales portal as well.

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Pan-European integrated solution


Direct relationships and agreements with you end customers

Hellmann provides integrated solutions to a range of leading producers and distributors. Within Hellmann Trade Solutions, we are mainly active in high-value specialty chemicals.

The possibility to offer already customs cleared products in local currency contracts can make the difference in closing deals. Whether you offer your products to a car producer, a chemical plant, or a refinery, through Hellmann Trade Solutions you can work directly with your end customers on your own terms and conditions.

Our flexible solutions increase your control, service level, and competitiveness in foreign markets without the costs and risks related to opening and managing your own local operational office.

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Direct cooperation with refineries

Anti-freeze new market approach


Strengthen your footprint in foreign markets with both sales and service