We understand that we must maintain certain standards as a company to protect the environment around us. We are continually adopting systems using the latest technology to ensure that strict quality control standards are followed in every part of our business.
Derry Refrigerated Transport is acutely aware of its responsibility to reduce its environmental impact. Our commitment is reflected in ongoing investments throughout all operation areas. The company recently targeted several specific areas and the company's environmental performance has significantly improved. Derry Refrigerated Transport is committed to improving its environmental performance whilst continuing to provide a reliable service to customers.
Fuel And Energy Conservation
- The use of energy efficient vehicles of Euro 5 and Euro 6 standard assists greatly in reducing our carbon footprint.
- In cab monitoring system allows us to carry out weekly reviews of driver efficiency in regard to fuel usage and general driver behaviour, allowing us to examine ways to reduce our emissions and plan appropriate training for drivers.
- Due to continuing investment in our office IT systems the transport team do all their work on desktop and POD's and invoices are emailed to customers where possible.
- We have entered into service agreements with suppliers for paper, battery and printer cartridge recycling.
Environmentally friendly refrigerants are used for washing trucks and fridges
Health And Safety
Derry Refrigerated Transport monitors the conditions of all people who come into contact with the company and is committed to improving our performance as a company to protect the well being of our employees, customers and visitors.
Risk assessments are carried out on our premises on a regular basis and all staff are equipped with the necessary protective clothing, and training is provided where necessary.
We have established links with several respected bodies who are helping us to continually build on our performance. See environmental policy. The company's Health and Safety policy is available for inspection on the company's premises or on request.
BRC- British Retail Consortium
Derry Refrigerated Transport is in the advanced stages of preparing for the BRC (British Retail Consortium) accreditation for Storage and Distribution for food products stored at and distributed from its facility in Co. Armagh. The BRC Global Standard is a globally recognised standard and it's the company's goal to complete the audit by the end of 2014.