about us

Tried and Trusted

Hertford Trading Enterprises (HTE) is a group of companies that provide business solutions and products with specialisation in various industries such as retail petroleum, mining, energy, property development, hotels and resorts. Based in South Africa, HTE is a 100% black owned registered company and a Level 3 BB-BEE contributor.

Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is to become South Africa's leading solution driven provider and the most preferred wholesaler with reliable and exceptional supply of products and services at all times.

With our qualified team who have extensive industry experience in our offerings, our mission is to provide highly professional services and products by ensuring timeous deliverance and meeting our clients' highest expectations.


Herftord Trading Entreprises (HTE) conducts its business on the basis of international best practice corporate governance standards, and possesses a broad range of policies and procedures that support the corporate governance framework.

Passion for Africa

HTE appreciates the depth of the infrastructure gap on the African continent and is firmly possessed to add impetus to the wave of development through contribution towards the implementation of bankable projects on the African continent. HTE prides itself as being one of the leading and experienced companies in Southern Africa that provides a service across Africa through a team with a strong African flavour.

HTE is staffed by individuals from South Africa and Botswana and continued to expand the reach of its team within the African continent. HTE also possesses established networks across of the African continent, all of which contribute to the distinctly "African flavour" that clients may enjoy at HTE.

Our Approach to Risks

HTE possesses a strong understanding of the risks associated in conducting business on the African continent, together with the implementation of major infrastructure development projects, and has incorporated appropriate pro-active tools to manage the same within its processes and procedures. HTE further possesses a focused and growing research arm which ensures that it remains ahead of the market in its approach participating in infrastructure development projects on the African continent.

Our Approach

HTE follows the approach of establishing long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with its stakeholders, with a primary focus placed on its clients and other advisors within the infrastructure space. The model applied by HTE seeks to manage the value chain for infrastructure development projects from end-to-end, in a manner that results in increased values and sustainability for all the parties concerned.

In servicing its clientele, HTEs works closely with international refineries and local thereby ensuring that it is ahead by keeping abreast of the developments across the globe. In addition, HTE has developed extensive networks and forged solid partnerships with professionals in various sectors including, but not limited to, financial services, energy, infrastructure and utilities, in order to provide its clients with integrated and holistic solutions. HTE is therefore well possessed to offer the best of international and local expertise to its clients across the African continent.