Having continuously committed to environmental care and an ethical way of doing business, Movianto in Germany and in Switzerland is proud to receive a silver medal from EcoVadis, the internationally recognized supplier of business CSR ratings.
Following in the footsteps of Movianto Nordic and France, Movianto DACH has successfully obtained recognition for its integration of sustainable development innovations into its daily healthcare logistics operations, gaining an overall score of 57/100 in Germany and 63/100 in Switzerland. The EcoVadis evaluation process assessed the strength of Movianto’s environmental, social, and ethical performance principles.
With the trust of its customers in the DACH region, Movianto functions as a European Distribution Center for healthcare products, and strives to do good for public health, for its employees, and for the environment. Maximum transparency in day-to-day operations, favorable working conditions, and reducing the ecological impact of supply chain processes are among the basic principles of Movianto.
“We are proud that our way of doing business, our policies and actions have been highly regarded within the EcoVadis methodology. As a logistics player, we also know that we have a great responsibility towards the environment, and we aim to go one step further every day. We are ISO 9001 certified in all countries we operate, and we work on a sustainability action plan to reduce our emissions. This is a transition we must undertake, and we know that this is also a priority topic for our clients”, says Dennis Spamer, Managing Director Movianto DACH.
Movianto is part of the Walden Group, founded in 1951. With its one-stop-shop service for the distribution of healthcare products, Walden is now Europe’s market leader for logistics and transport in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Movianto aims to be the preferred European logistics partner for this industry and to offer the best service for pharmaceutical as well as biotechnical products, for medical technology as well as for diagnostics. Along the logistics chain of such products, Movianto as an outsourcing partner offers, for example, warehouse logistics and transport (also temperature-controlled), but also complete solutions such as order to cash or purchasing and procurement services. Movianto’s international clients benefit from a pan-European network, a wide range of pharmaceutical logistics, unique industry know-how and standardised processes in accordance with quality standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. Movianto employs more than 3,200 people, has space for more than 630,000 pallets in its network of 23 company-owned logistics centres in eleven European countries and operates throughout Europe.
Walden is a family-owned group of companies consisting of six different operating companies with two different areas of expertise: express transport and healthcare/pharmaceuticals. Walden has 70 years of experience in the healthcare field and is today Europe’s market leader with its own logistics centres in 12 countries, more than 5,000 employees and a turnover of 1.9 billion euros in 2021. The group is today led by Stéphane Baudry, the grandson of the founder. With numerous investments, Walden has developed, among other things, digital solutions to increase the safety and quality of its subsidiaries’ processes. The company is committed to the values of integrity, quality and innovation in the service of healthcare.
Laure Murat | Marketing and Communication at Walden Group
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