Daily Archives: May 12, 2017

Panalpina scores hat trick in sustainability

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In a hat trick of sustainability-focused achievements, Panalpina has become globally certified to the highest environmental management standard,reached a gold rating for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts and won an award for business excellence in Europe. While each accolade highlights the steps Panalpina is taking to achieve its sustainability goals, they also bring added value for Panalpina’s customers.

Panalpina reached an important milestone this year by becoming the first company in its sector to be globally certified according to the new version of the Environmental Standard ISO14001:2015. ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard for implementing an effective Environmental Management System (EMS). It requires organizations to identify and assess environmental facets and reduce environmental impacts.The standard has gained international recognition through its use in organizations as a self-improvement tool, with thousands of companies participating across the globe.

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Hermes helps SMEs take advantage of growth in overseas online shoppers

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UK-based sole traders and SME retailers have been granted improved access to consumers based in 23 European countries thanks to a new cost-effective international shipping solution from Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist.

The company’s Business Account customers will now be able to take advantage of the new opportunities being driven by the weak pound, as overseas customers continue to order from British websites to receive better value for money.

SME retailers that have a Hermes Business Account can now conveniently send their products to international online shoppers based in 23 countries across Europe, with deliveries to Australia, China and the US also set to follow next month. Hermes will utilise its own European fleet for deliveries to Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain and Portugal providing a number of final mile options, including access to over 36,000 ParcelShops. This will be supported by partnerships with trusted third-party suppliers.

Read more at hermesworld.com

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