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As a leading logistics service provider, sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. It’s not about implementing a sustainability strategy: it’s about making our strategy sustainable. Together with our people and our clients, we are pursuing a sustainable future.

A sustainable future

A sustainable future

H.Essers plays a pioneering role in sustainable entrepreneurship. After all, success is more than just numbers. What really matters in the end is caring for our environment, our staff and our clients and doing business with future generations in mind. By making sustainable strategic choices, we can make a real difference and help shape a sustainable society. In doing so, we count on the support of our dedicated employees and partners worldwide. Together we make it transpossible and sustainable.

In 1928, my grandfather, Henri Essers, laid the foundation for what our company is today. The company owned just one truck at the time. Today, the third generation is at the helm and we have become one of the biggest players in the European logistics sector. Yet, one thing remains the same: we are one big family and as a family, we take care of each other, our clients and our environment.

Hilde Essers, President of the H.Essers Board of Directors
Hilde Essers

Sustainability report

The annual H.Essers sustainability report offers objective, transparent insight into the company’s business figures and initiatives. It explains what we stand for, how we plan to shape our future, what our ambitions and challenges are, and the progress we have achieved so far. This edition contains our business figures and initiatives for 2022.

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2022 at a glance

We covered

642000000 km
of sustainable transport by road, rail and water

We delivered

10400000 tonnes
of goods

We loaded and unloaded

13200000 pallets

We produced

of green energy

Policy objectives

We want to help shape a sustainable society. Our sustainability ambitions are therefore more relevant and more challenging than ever before. We have therefore selected five policy objectives to underpin our sustainable strategy. These are in line with our corporate values and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to which we believe we can make an important contribution. Together, they serve as a compass that guides us towards a sustainable future.

Ambitions and implementations

Our five policy objectives have been translated into 19 concrete ambitions that we will implement as part of our 2025 sustainable strategy. Each ambition includes a practical objective that allows us to measure our efforts and report on our progress transparently. We have also drafted a tangible action plan for each objective to help us implement our strategy in a practical way.

Want to learn more?

Our team would be happy to answer any questions you may have about our sustainability report or our efforts.