Global trade
is our jam

We provide groundbreaking, scalable, digital logistics technology and services that go far beyond point-to-point transportation.

Make better business decisions.

  • Easy

    Benefit from intuitive plug-and-play digital solutions that solve the complexity of your supply chain and are easy to use.

  • Reliable

    Take advantage of accurate real-time data empowering you and your team to drive better business decisions.

  • Efficient

    Streamline your logistics processes and move from reactive to proactive mode. Know exactly what is happening where, when and why.

Our ideas, visions and technology are powered by a great team and a unique culture.

We harmonize technology and logistical know-how in a powerful way.

2016

Forto is founded under the name FreightHub by Ferry Heilemann, Erik Muttersbach, Michael Wax, and Dr. Fabian Heilemann.

2017 

We become a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC).

2018

We are licensed by the IATA.

May 2019

We raise 30 million USD in a series B round.

Fall 2019

We open our first office in China. 30+ new colleagues join the team.

Spring 2020

We introduce FortoX - our order management solution.

Our leadership team

Erik Muttersbach

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Michael Wax
Managing Director & Co-Founder
Dr. Michael Ardelt
Managing Director
Dr. Martin Fritsch
CFO

Stay ahead with one unified digital system and gain end-to-end control over your entire supply chain processes.

Sea
freight

Sea freight is the most efficient way to ship your goods if you ship high volumes and want to save on transportation cost. We globally handle more than 40+ trade lanes.

Air
freight

Airfreight is the quickest way to get your goods shipped. We cooperate directly with airlines worldwide, thanks to our IATA license.

Rail
freight

Rail freight is the ideal compromise between sea and air freight in terms of prices and transit times and offers you environmentally friendly transports between Europe and Asia.

Multimodal Transport

With multimodal transport, you can combine the advantages of different forms of transport, compare and book different offers creating a transport solution that best fits your needs.

Introducing
FortoX

FortoX, our latest product, is purpose-built to help you manage your own supply chain from order to goods receipt so you can make better business decisions.

No more out-of-stock messages. FortoX allows you to monitor your inventory at order and/or product level and can be customized to your individual business needs.

We are a pioneering force in the world of digital logistics.

Our technology plus our logistics expertise makes for a powerful combination.

"Without our logistics experts, our technology is worthless."

Erik Muttersbach, Managing Director & Founder

"Without our technology, we are normal, but extremely good logisticians."

Dr.-Ing Michael Ardelt, Managing Director

"Withour our technology, we're normal, but extremely good logisticians.

Dr. Michael Ardelt, COO

"Without our logistics experts, our technology is worthless"

Erik Muttersbach, CTO & Co-Founder

Get ahead of the curve with our full range of supply chain products and services.

Buyer's Consolidation

Save 25% on administrative cost by consolidating your freight online. It’s Tetris for logistics managers.

Customs Clearance

We not only take care of the transport of your sea, rail or air freight, but also the fast and reliable customs clearance of your goods. Simply add customs clearance via our platform and manage all the documents required for this directly online.

Insurance

Get some peace of mind with our insurance offerings.

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Pre- and On-Carriage

We got you covered with our door to door service. All you have to do is open the door upon arrival.

Successful together. 

We are proud to be partners with more than 2,000+ customers.

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