PHILADELPHIA - BDP International (BDP), a leading privately owned global logistics and transportation solutions company, has received a silver-level rating for the third consecutive year for its commitment to corporate social responsibility.
The rating is based on an assessment conducted by EcoVadis, which operates the first collaborative platform providing supplier sustainability ratings for global supply chains across 150 categories and 110 countries.
"This recognition speaks volumes to BDP's ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices," said BDP sustainability manager Maureen Malia. "BDP is fully dedicated to providing sustainable supply-chain solutions for our customers, and we are thrilled by this accolade from EcoVadis. The company is eager to continue developing our sustainability initiatives in order to provide real business value for both employees and customers."
Based in France, EcoVadis reviewed BDP's sustainability practices, including its commitment to the environment, health and safety, labor practices, human rights, fair business/operating practices, consumer issues, community involvement and development, and sustainable procurement.
In this year's rating, the U.S.-based BDP scored among the top 14 percent in the transportation support activities category, further demonstrating its focus on advancing sustainability practices in the supply-chain industry.
About BDP International: Headquartered in Philadelphia, BDP International is one of the leading privately held freight logistics/transportation management firms based in the U.S. It operates freight logistics centers in 20 cities throughout North America and a network of wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and strategic partnerships in nearly 140 countries. The company serves more than 4,000 customers worldwide. Clients include Covestro (formerly Bayer Material Science), Dow, DuPont, Heineken USA, Honeywell, Revlon, Sabic, Saint-Gobain, Trek Bicycle and others. BDP provides a range of services, including ocean, air and ground transportation; lead logistics process analysis, design and management; export freight forwarding; import customs clearance and regulatory compliance; project logistics; warehousing, consolidation and distribution; and its web-based BDP Smart Suite® of shipping transaction/tracking management and visibility applications.