PHILADELPHIA - BDP International, a leading privately owned global logistics and transportation services company, has received its fourth consecutive silver-level rating for 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 180 purchasing categories and 150 countries.
"When you're as committed as we are to sustainable business practices, it's especially gratifying to receive this type of recognition from EcoVadis," said BDP Global Sustainability Manager Maureen Malia. "BDP remains fully dedicated to providing sustainable supply-chain solutions and in continuing to spearhead sustainability initiatives that offer 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 and operating practices, community involvement and development, consumer issues and sustainable procurement.
In this year's rating, BDP scored in the top 5 percent in the Other Transportation Support Activities category and in the top 7 percent of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories — further demonstrating BDP's 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 and 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.
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