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IHSA has negotiated contracts with top tier ocean carriers servicing the global market. While our primary focus is on cargo moving from Asia to the United States, our contracts provide coverage to and from every major port in the world.

We recognize not every container requires the fastest transit time. Our contracts provide the right balance of service routes that best fits the needs of our members.

Forwarder / Customs Broker

For over 60 years, Laufer Group International Ltd. has established a complete logistics and service platform that helps customers improve the way they handle their logistics. IHSA members have access to Laufer’s full suite of services at reduced pricing including customs brokerage, airfreight, consolidation and LCL services.

International Housewares Association (IHA) founded IHSA in 2004. IHA’s support and leadership role has been instrumental in the success of IHSA. For complete information on the many benefits and services IHA affords their members, please go to