DLG Sustainable Logistics

The international standard DLG Nachhaltige Logistik (DLG Sustainable Logistics) defines criteria for the area of sustainable logistics services in the food and beverages segment. Sustainable business management, an environmental orientation, local sourcing, transparency and safety are key aspects.
In the course of the certification process, the auditors check different corporate departments along detailed testing provisions. If a logistics company meets these standards, an internationally recognized certificate is awarded.

Certification criteria

  1. Responsibility of the company’s management
    • responsible ecological action
    • technological innovation
    • corporate policy
    • product information
  2. Environmental aspects and programs
    • energy efficiency
    • program for the minimization of CO2 emissions
    • program for the expansion of regional procurement
    • waste separation and recycling
    • avoidance of environmental damage
  3. Operations
    • staff
    • training programs
    • professional drivers
    • warehouse employees
    • external service providers employed by the company
  4. Technical facilities
    • warehouse
    • transport vehicles
    • offices
  5. Documentation
  6. Evaluation
    • corrective and preventive measures
    • internal audits
    • management evaluation