International Air & Shipping Association

Germany: ITK

Member Profile

ITK-Internationales Transport Kontor was founded in 1925 with the purpose of establishing a personalised and professional international freight forwarding, customs brokerage service, warehousing and trucking company.

With this same philosophy and expansion of business over 90 years, we have developed a reputation as one of German leading independent freight forwarding and logistics partner in the area Karlsruhe.

The progressive nature and continued growth of our business is supported by a wide scope of services, equal to any multi-national forwarder operating in Germany.

Up to now we are still a private owned company, which enables us to make decisions quickly, giving us the flexibility to react to changing markets immediately.

The Managing Directors remain active in our business with continued support of customers. Our supply partnerships and nationwide coverage appeal to a broad range on industry types. Emphasis we place on the experience and quality of our staff reflects in the consistently high level of service we offer all our customers and overseas partners.

In addition to freight forwarding and customs brokerage, ITK operate as inhouse logistic provider and offer outsourcing products for several industrial enterprises.

ITK are IATA certified since 1977 , LBA / RAC accredited by Civil Aviation Authority (Germany’s airfreight security program) AEO certified & our warehouse is fully customs bonded. We also hold IFS food safety accreditation at our warehouse facility. Many of these services are offered from our 8000 square metre facility in area Karlsruhe near Frankfurt / Mannheim

Our airfreight branches in Stuttgart , Hamburg und Frankfurt ; our ocean freight department in Karlsruhe and Hamburg will be glad to assist you

A broad scope of our services include:

Air Freight

Sea Freight

Bonded warehouses & brokerage


Consolidations Container Packing & Keeping

Customer Service

Customs Consultancy & Customs Documentation

Dangerous goods management

E-Commerce Inspection

Testing & Repair

Local & National Transport (truck & barge shipping)

Managed Training services

On-Time Solutions & Onboard Service

Order Fulfillment

Outsourcing for industrial shippers

P.O. Management/Technology

Project Cargo Management

Quality Control/Inspections

Reverse Logistics

Risk Management


Transshipment incl. Cross border business

Trading for foreign im – & exporter

Key staff
Main IASA coordinator
Stefan Frueh

Operations personal
Ester Montalban

Stephan Wunderwald

Florian Zimpfer

Nils Brandau

Sales personal
Stefan Frueh

Ursula Cantrup-Korporal

Accounts personal
Giuseppe Apadula

Become a Member

IASA is a global network of International Freight Forwarders established in 1971 with its Head Office situated in Bracknell, UK with a Board of Directors comprised of members from various countries, elected by the membership.