FW Warehousing was notified by American Global Standards that FW is now ISO 14001:2004 certified. ISO 14001:2004 standards provide comprehensive environmental management systems frameworks. This environmental management system is applicable to FW Warehousing in: warehousing, distribution, trucking, sequencing, fulfillment, pick and pack, co-packing and packaging of OEM automotive, automotive, food grade, hazmat and general merchandise products.
The ISO 14001:2004 certification helps companies with environmental policy, sustainability, resource and asset management, legal compliance, carbon footprint and impact reduction, pollution prevention, corporate social responsibility, cultural awareness and change management, brand reputation.
No matter what the organization, businesses should be aware of their environmental impact and managing that impact should be a key priority. ISO 14001 certification provides a framework for implementing sustainable practices, which can benefit an organization in several ways:
- Improved environmental management – ISO 14001 identifies potential environmental impacts and helps implement controls to keep those risks as low as possible.
- Legal compliance – ISO 14001 certification assists in organizations meeting ever changing, regulatory challenges.
- Reduces operating costs – Water and Energy efficient organizations minimize waste and save money.
- Competitive advantage – ISO 14001 certification demonstrates to potential customers that an organization is environmentally proactive, which translates well for business.
There is so much that needs to be done to reduce environmental impact, and this is just the beginning. ISO 14001:2004 certification is the first step to minimizing risks and environmental pollution.
FW Warehousing has more than 50 years of experience in warehousing and third-party logistics providing distribution and fulfillment services for manufacturers, distributors, eCommerce and online companies worldwide. FW operates more than 4-million square feet of company-owned warehouse facilities throughout the Midwest, including the St. Louis, Kansas City and Indianapolis metro areas.
With commodity-specific facilities dedicated to contract, food grade, and chemical/hazardous material, FW has the versatility to handle virtually every product and the experience and expertise to do it very well. In addition, FW offers ambient, conditioned, refrigerated, and frozen storage as well as co-packing, fulfillment, cross-docking and transloading services. FW has a professional Solutions Team including an in-house industrial engineer to devise a supply chain proposal customized to suit your needs and matched with the best FW facility to provide a turn-key solution.
FW Warehousing has the same high quality management, service and technology infrastructure you would expect from a national 3PL and the lower overhead and better value facilities of an asset-based 3PL.
ISO 14001:2004 (ISO 14001 Environmental Certification) https://www.nqa.com/en-us/certification/standards/iso-14001-2004