Founder

Roland Schaffer

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Graduation in Swiss International Forwarding in 1985
  • Worked for various Freight Forwarders
  • Joining HABA-SPED as a partner in 1993 and built up the overseas network (China)
  • Founding several offices in various countries for HABA-SPED
  • He obtained the highest available diplomas for Freight Forwarders in Switzerland

Life Motto 

  • Katsu kangae wa motsu na, makenu kangae wa hitsuyô - (eng: Don't think about winning but think about how not to loose)
  • Mukin Shôri- (eng: The road to success has no cutoff)
  • Hitotsu, jinkaku kansei ni tsutomeru koto - (eng: One Thing: Improve your character)

 

Monika Haberthuer Goette

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Graduation in Swiss International Forwarding in 1980
  • Worked for various Freight Forwarders and trading companies also in England and France
  • In 1990 she founded HABA-SPED together with Louis Haberthuer and Hans-Peter Bachofner
  • For the first years she worked as Operation Manager for Europe and Overseas
  • After Louis Haberthuer retired, she took care of finance, administration and human resource

Life Motto

  • Travel improves the mind wonderfully and does away with all one's prejudices. (Oscar Wild)

Hanspeter Bachofner

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Graduation in Swiss International Forwarding in 1974
  • Worked for various Freight Forwarders and trading companies also in Geneva where he met Louis Haberhür
  • In 1990 he founded HABA-SPED together with Louis Haberthuer and Monika Haberthuer Goette
  • His strong interests were on «textile express services » (Paris to Switzerland with pick-and-pack) for which HABA-SPED became renowned
  • With HABA-SPED he developed the sectors logistics and road cargo projects

 

 

Life Motto

  • More quality than quantity.

History

The company HABA-SPED was founded in late 1990 by Louis Haberthür, Monika Haberthür and Hans-Peter Bachofner.
Initially, the activities were mainly confined to Europe transport and related customs formalities. Two years later, Roland Schaffer entered the company and expanded the product portfolio of the young HABA-SPED with overseas activities.
Meanwhile, HABA-SPED has grown into a global company with subsidiaries in Asia and Europe.
HABA-SPED has retained its family character as an international enterprise and is still personally run by the owners.

About Us

As during the founding years, an important concern of the company’s management is the welfare of its employees, even in times of increased competitive pressure.
The management is aware that only a motivated team is capable of implementing the company's motto "BETTER SERVICE" into there every day business.
The motto of "BETTER SERVICE" is earned by HABA-SPED daily on the world markets. HABA-SPED shines through innovation and creativity in logistics with various awards from governments and international organizations, this is additionally documented.
Especially in China HABA-SPED is a sought after logistics company, which has created this reputation through it's pioneering work over the years.

Partners

Informations about the HABA-SPED partners can be found here.