30 Apr HOW TO CHOOSE A TRANSPORT PARTNER FOR CHEMICALS
The chemical industry is constantly evolving. Safety, sustainability and time efficiency are more important than ever, also in transporting chemical goods. Choosing a transport partner to ship your chemical products can be a challenge. If you want your transport to go smoothly and without any worries, there are some important criteria to take into consideration.
Our recent survey demonstrates that a professional approach (91%) and solutions for last-minute requests (86%) are decisive in the choice of a transport partner.
Companies expect their transport partners to think together with them to develop the best solutions.
SAFETY AND REGULATIONS
We probably don’t need to tell you that safety is very important in a chemical environment, not only inside your factory, but also from your plant to your clients. A SQAS accredited transport company is already a positive sign. He is very aware of what he is doing and he knows how to act.
ISO 9001 ensures you that your partner is constantly improving, he is thinking how he can meet your requirements and most importantly, he will put his clients first.
On the other hand ISO 14001 gives you an indication that your partner is aware of his ecological footprint and even of your ecological footprint. He is constantly seeking a way of working that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.
EXPERTISE IN THE SECTOR
To maintain quality and safety standards, as mentioned above, the transport company should constantly train its employees. You should always get a professional on the phone, that knows what you’re talking about and is able to understand your needs. Check also if the transport company services already some clients in the chemical sector.
A good partner will always think outside the box with you. They will do everything to satisfy your needs in such a way that there is a perfect balance between a competitive price and outstanding quality. In fact you want your transport partner to act as a virtual extension of your transportation and logistics department.
So, if you’re looking for a serious and long-term partner, consider these topics and you will already be on the right track.
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