As one of the largest logistics companies in Europe, we are aware of our social responsibility. We have set out our values in the Code of Conduct of ARS Altmann AG, which serves as a guideline for our daily dealings with customers, business partners and colleagues and demonstrates our corporate goals.
We are committed to environmental protection and therefore continuously optimize our processes and further develop our assets. This is evident not only in our certified management systems according to ISO standards, but also in many practical examples. We not only talk, we become active and carry out innovative projects.
Our corporate values: Code of Conduct of ARS Altmann AG
We have summarized our corporate values in our Code of Conduct.
The male form of address is used in this document to make it easier to read. This form of address is meant to address all genders equally.
Since our foundation in 1975, we see ourselves as a value-oriented family company that is aware of its responsibility towards employees, business partners, society and the environment. We conduct our business according to legal regulations. We commit ourselves to always act according to the highest ethical standards and to treat business partners and colleagues respectfully, honestly and with integrity. We act in accordance with the principles of this Code of Conduct, which serves as a guideline for our daily work, and in accordance with the DIN ISO 9001, 14001 and 50001 standards.
We respect our employees’ right to organize and get involved in employee representations and unions as a means to forward their interests. We always strive for an open and trusting dialogue.
Fairness and Respect at Work
We respect the right to reasonable remuneration and comply with the statutory working time regulations. We offer our employees fair working conditions that meet all legal requirements. The remuneration paid is at least equal to or higher than the mandatory statutory amount. The applicable legal provisions on minimum wages are always respected.
Any form of exploitation, as well as disregarding employees’ rights, are illegal and will not be tolerated. We respect and protect human rights and reject any form of child or forced labor or human trafficking.
We protect our employees against physical, mental, sexual and verbal harassment or assault.
In our work environment, all employees are free to report known or suspected misconduct or violations of this Code of Conduct without having to fear retaliation. Each manager will investigate the concerns or violations reported without prejudice and assist the employee who trustingly turned to him or her.
Diversity and Equal Treatment
Health Protection and Health and Safety at Work
Data Protection, Confidentiality
IT systems used in day-to-day business are protected by appropriate security measures to ensure the best possible protection of personal data and intellectual properties.
All employees are obliged to protect the available IT systems from internal and external misuse.
We also observe existing information and reporting requirements with respect to supervisory authorities and data subjects.
Fair and Free Competition
We always carry out our activities in accordance with the respective legal system.
The management and employees of ARS Altmann AG and its subsidiaries will not demand any benefits for themselves or others or accept any consideration for such.
The provision of unfair advantages and the granting of such is forbidden and, in case of infringement, will be punished with measures provided under employment law.
Donations, gifts, or invitations may be granted or accepted, provided such are reasonable and do not violate internal directives or legal regulations.
Conflicts of Interest
Company assets are used exclusively for operational purposes.
Access to this information is strictly protected against unauthorized access and is only granted for defined and lawful purposes.
Cooperation based on Partnership
Environmental Protection and Sustainability
We comply with applicable environmental protection laws and implement energy and resource-saving measures and practices in everyday business.
Our management systems
We stand for a proactive quality, environmental and energy philosophy for the continuous improvement and sustainability of our services. The Integrated Management System (IMS) continuously supports ARS Altmann AG in providing high-quality services to meet the requirements of our customers and legal requirements. The implemented Q/ U/ EMS is regarded by us as a business management tool, which offers a high degree of transparency for the customer and our employees through traceable process flows. Our management systems are used in the areas of automotive logistics, service, car repair shops, railway traction and logistics as well as maintenance management.
ISO 9001:2015 –
ISO 14001:2015 –
Environmental Management System
Energy Management System (German only)
Our responsibility – our projects
We live our responsibility, because only those who act can make a difference. Our projects are testimony to our active commitment to the sustainable provision of our services and our ongoing efforts to optimize our assets.
Development of new wagons
Our specially developed wagons are already designed to meet the requirements of the automotive industry and the legal regulations of the coming years.
To protect vehicles against environmental influences, we have installed photovoltaic systems at various locations. At the same time, we also use it to produce environmentally friendly energy.
100 % electric power
We were the first company in automotive logistics to include a 100 % electrically powered truck in our fleet. The truck comes from Terberg, the trailer from Rolfo.
Conversion to LED
The lighting at all locations will be gradually converted to LED. In this way, we not only save energy costs but also bring our assets up to the latest technical standards.