Our environmental management and CSR

At Oldenburger|Fritom environmental management and corporate social responsibility form an important part of our organization. We are certified according to ISO 14001:2015 and level 4 of the CSR performance ladder. Our sustainable business operations are part of our long-term strategy. This is also why our distribution centers in Veendam, the Netherlands, are certified according to BREEAM.

ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management

The eco-management system ISO 14001:2015 is worldwide renowned. This standard is focused on controlling and improving environmental performances. Oldenburger|Fritom uses this system to structurally pay attention to the environment in its business operations. This shows in:

  • Electric forklifts
  • Led lighting and skylights
  • Sustainable electricity
  • Waste management
  • Trucks having Euro 6-engines
  • Intermodal transportation

CSR Performance Ladder – Level 4

In 2016 Oldenburger|Fritom became the first logistic service provider in the Northern Netherlands to obtain level 4 of the CSR performance ladder. This is the standard for corporate social responsibility and consists of 5 levels. We were awarded this level based on the fact that we as an organization take into account the 3Ps (People, Planet, Profit). We take our responsibility as a company and add value to:


  • Over 3 percent of our total wage bill is invested in training and education on a yearly base
  • Personal leadership trainings
  • Cooperation with regional educational institutions


  • Invest in sustainable measures
  • Lean and Green Star certified
  • BREEAM certified

Profit (Prosperity)

  • Partnering and sponsorships with sports clubs
  • Partner of the Naoberschap United foundation (FC Emmen)
  • Support of civil society organizations (CSOs)
Csr Performance Ladder

BREEAM certified distribution centers

The distribution centers of Oldenburger|Fritom in Veendam, the Netherlands, are both
BREEAM certified. BREEAM is a worldwide renowned sustainability quality mark for buildings. One of its criteria is eco-management. Buildings are also checked on energy- and water consumption and how health and wellbeing is taken care of.

The total BREEAM rating is ranked 1 to 5 stars, with BREEAM Outstanding being the highest rating. The distribution center of Oldenburger|Fritom at De Zwaaikom 9 is certified according to BREEAM Outstanding. Our renovated distribution center at De Zwaaikom 24 was rated Excellent.

More about our environmental management and CSR policy?

Olaf Roos is QHSE Manager at global logistics provider Oldenburger|Fritom in Veendam, the Netherlands.

Olaf Roos
QHSE Manager

About Oldenburger|Fritom


Veendam (NL) | Emmen (NL) | Schiphol-Rijk (NL) |Tatabánya (HU) | Bergamo (IT)

Certification Oldenburger|Fritom

Global logistics provider Oldenburger|Fritom is IATA member.
The distribution centers of Oldenburger|Fritom in Veendam are certified according to BREEAM Outstanding and BREEAM Excellent.
Oldenburger|Fritom has the AEO-C status for customs simplification and the AEO-S status for security and safety.
Oldenburger|Fritom in Veendam is certified according to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 22000 en ISO 45001.
Oldenburger|Fritom is certified according to level 4 of the CSR performance ladder.
Employees of Oldenburger|Fritom are Lean Six Sigma certified as Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt.
Global logistics provider Oldenburger|Fritom in Veendam is certified according to both ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000.
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Global logistics provider Oldenburger|Fritom in Veendam is certified according to the Lean and Green Star.