1. This Statement
This Statement is made pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and relates to the financial year ending 31 December 2016. Full details of the Freightliner companies that are covered by this statement can be found at www.freightliner.co.uk/additional-information/. This statement has been approved by Freightliner’s Executive Board.
2. Our Organisation’s Structure
Freightliner is an established provider of intermodal and bulk freight haulage, operating services across the entire UK rail network and employing over 2500 employees in the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East. Freightliner is owned by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W). G&W owns or leases 122 freight railroads worldwide that are organised in 10 operating regions with approximately 8,000 employees and 3,000 customers.
3. Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
Consistent with the G&W core values which relate to respect and integrity, Freightliner is committed to implementing and enforcing effective policies, systems and controls to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our business operations or our supply chains. We will continually review our systems and controls to assess how effective we have been in meeting this commitment.
CEO, Freightliner Group Limited