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Managing our subcontractors

Panalpina has close business relationships with leading air, ocean and trucking carriers to ensure operational excellence and reliability of its services. It carefully selects carriers that meet its exacting performance, price and service quality requirements, and demonstrate an understanding of Panalpina’s sustainability performance objectives.


The following global criteria are always taken into consideration in the selection of a potential subcontractor: 


  • Compliance
  • Credibility as an enterprise
  • Pricing
  • Quality of service
  • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
  • Security
  • Performance
  • Environmental management competency
  • Environmental management system in place