Tempcon’s subsidiary Abbekås Åkeri has joined Fair Transport. Based in Staffanstorp with traffic all over southern and central Sweden, it is the latest company within the group to join. Urban Andersson, CEO of Abbekås Åkeri, sees many advantages in joining Fair Transport. It is associated with quality, high environmental requirements and being a fair employer. This strengthens the brand and is an important part of the company’s endeavor to become the obvious choice for temperate transport in its geographical area, while at the same time wanting to attract new employees and retain those who work here today.
The process leading up to the certification was smooth, Andersson thinks, as many of the values needed already exist thanks to being certified according to four ISO standards, 9001 (quality), 14001 (environment), 22000 (food safety) and 39001 (traffic safety). The reactions so far have only been positive and with the certification you also send a clear signal to the market where you want with your ambitions.
Fair Transport was founded by Sweden’s Haulage Company in 2012. At the launch a couple of years later, Fair Transport was a position to highlight and draw attention to healthy transport from responsible haulage companies. Haulage companies that drive traffic safely, think climate-smartly and offer good working conditions. Over the years, Fair Transport has developed and in 2021 Fair Transport became a sustainability certification for freight transport by road. A sustainability certification that enables carriers and transport buyers to jointly move towards the high environmental and climate goals, achieve healthy competition on equal terms and get closer to vision zero in traffic. The certification is reviewed every year by an external third party to ensure the high requirements.