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We recognise the importance of environmental protection and continue to look for opportunities to reduce our carbon footprint.

 For a number of years we have been monitoring our operational carbon footprint and environmental impact based on calculations in line with DEFRA guidelines.

Our managed office estate has now secured ISO 14001 and we are working on a number of customer and colleague environmental initiatives which we hope to launch in the near future.

 

 

Speedy Freight recognises the importance of environmental protection and is committed to operating its business responsibly and in fulfilment of its compliance obligations relating to Same day couriers transporting freight on dedicated deliveries. Speedy Freight will measure its impact on the environment and set targets for ongoing improvement.

The Company will comply with all relevant environmental legislation. Speedy Freight will increase franchisee & employee awareness through training and encourage the adoption of similar principles by its customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.

It is the Speedy Freight’s objective to carry out all measures reasonably practicable to meet, exceed or develop all necessary or desirable requirements, to protect the environment and to continually improve the Environmental Management System to enhance environmental performance through the implementation of the following:

  1. Assess and regularly re-assess the environmental effects of the Organisation’s activities

  2. Training of employees in environmental issues

  3. Minimise the production of waste

  4. Minimise material wastage

  5. Minimise energy wastage

  6. Promote the use of recyclable and renewable materials

  7. Prevent pollution in all its forms

  8. Control noise emissions from operations

  9. Minimise the risk to the general public and employees from operations and activities undertaken by the Organisation.

 

Top management demonstrates leadership and commitment with respect to the Environmental Management System by:

 

  1. Taking accountability for the effectiveness of the Environmental Management System

  2. Ensuring that the Environmental Policy and Environmental Objectives are established and are compatible with the strategic direction and the context of the Organisation

  3. Ensuring the integration of the Environmental Management System requirements into the Organisation’s business processes

  4. Ensuring that the resources needed for the Environmental Management System are available

  5. Communicating the importance of effective environmental management and of conforming to the environmental management system requirements

  6. Ensuring that the Environmental Management System achieves its intended outcomes

  7. Directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the environmental management system

  8. Promoting continual improvement

  9. Supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their areas of responsibility.

 

  • Increase environmental awareness through training

  • Create a plan to accomplish carbon neutrality within a realistic timeframe

  • Increase the accuracy in reporting Co² emissions

  • Strive to reduce the waste sent to landfill by recycling more

  • Investigate opportunities to use greener energy and to reduce consumption

  • Reduce paper consumption in marketing & accounts through the utilisation of digital technology

  • Commit to recycle obsolete IT hardware, furniture & uniforms

  • Create at least one electric car charging space on all feasible sites

  • Prohibit the use of disposable cups in all our offices

  • Introduce a cycle to work scheme

 

Sourcing products and services responsibly is a fundamental belief and objective of Speedy Freight. We are committed to ensuring that our procurement has a positive environmental impact and benefits society. By working closely with our supply chain, we aim to promote sustainability and continual improvement, resulting in a system that achieves value for money on a life-cycle basis.

 

This Ethical Procurement Policy has been written to describe how we conduct business with our suppliers, together with the expectations that we have of our suppliers regarding the way that they conduct their business. It applies to all purchases and payments made by Puro Ventures Ltd t/a Speedy Freight and the limited companies franchised to the Speedy Freight brand.

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