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Alfred H Knight Group

We enable trade by providing certainty throughout the global supply chain.

Prescot, Merseyside







Founded year




Mission & purpose

Worldwide independent commodity analysts, inspectors and consultants. AHK is an independent market leader with offices and laboratories placed strategically in the world's major mineral and metal sourcing and consuming locations. In order to meet the changing needs of the mineral and metal and solid fuels industries, while also adapting to accommodate developments to the market, AHK has grown organically through a programme of continued investment. We now have operations in over 35 countries. We maintain rigorous quality standards: ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation and ISO/EN 9001:2008 certification are among the accreditations held by laboratories and offices in the global group. AHK provides a comprehensive range of inspection and analytical services for the mineral, metal and solid fuel industries worldwide. These include: • Mine support services, including mine-site laboratory management and development • Commercial analysis • Supervision of weighing and sampling at loading, discharge and transit locations, including tallying, packing condition, vessel inspection and radioactivity testing • Transportable moisture limit/flow moisture point, stowage factor, and angle of repose, in accordance with IMO/ISO regulations • Technical consultancy service • Technical audits - laboratory audits, sampling system bias testing • Bespoke laboratory software for use in analytical laboratories LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)

Culture & values


WE ARE ONE GLOBAL TEAM. Continuous success and growth comes from our commitment to a collaborative global vision. Anticipating the needs of clients and colleagues, our consistent investment in personnel, equipment and technology around the globe means we are united in delivering a superior service


WE CARE ABOUT HOW WE OPERATE. As an independent, family owned business, we care about what we do and how we do it. We are a people centric organisation, our people (colleagues and clients alike) are truly valued. Clients trust us with their valuable assets, because we look after ours.


WE ADVANCE THROUGH EDUCATION AND INNOVATION. Our people are experts in their field so it is vital we maintain our specialist status through training and commercial exposure. We innovate and advance through R&D, investing in our people and technology to ensure we maximise productivity and efficiency.


THE DESIRE TO SUCCEED. At the heart of AHK lies an entrepreneurial spirit. Powered by determination and desire, we facilitate growth into new markets and geographic locations around the globe. Our success comes from having an unshakeable passion for AHK, our clients and their needs.