Our responsibility for the environment

Environmentally oriented action is important to us

CO2 balance

  • Latest generation trucks, with EURO 6 standard and better
  • Frequent training of our drivers in anticipatory, energy-saving and defensive driving techniques
  • Annual adjustment of the vehicle components
  • Avoidance of empty kilometres
  • Extensive use of photovoltaics and thus savings of 130 tonnes of CO2/year - just by using self-generated "real green electricity"
  • Sieger des CO2-Awards in Frankreich: "Trophee for the Best Environmental Performance 2019"

Buildings and use of sustainable energy

  • Photovoltaics on 1,437 sqm solar surface with 200,000 KWh solar power per year
  • Forklift trucks with lithium-ion batteries
  • Use of all-electric company cars
  • In-house e-charging stations with photovoltaic power for the company's own e-vehicles
  • Conversion of lighting to economical LED lamps in all buildings
  • Energy refurbishment of the existing administration building
  • Heating of the commissioning and office areas and the logistics hall with a heat pump
  • Rainwater infiltration of the roof and courtyard area in a water trough

"Green logistics": rail and inland waterway transports

  • Direct rail connection to the Kleyling site
  • Arrival and departure point for environmentally friendly rail transports
  • Short distances to the inland waterway port in Breisach am Rhein (approx. 2 km) and to Ottmarsheim in France (container loading and unloading)
  • Designing sustainable and environmentally friendly inland waterway and rail transport from a single source
  • Long-time shareholder in the inland port of Breisach

"Green logistics": logistics services

  • Offer environmentally friendly and sustainable packaging solutions
  • Consulting for sustainable transport and logistics solutions by truck, rail and/or inland waterway vessel

Climate-friendly mobility on business and work trips

  • Umstellung aller Kleyling-Geschäftswägen auf E-Modelle
  • Support for bicycle infrastructure through BusinessBike, repair station, covered parking spaces, charging facilities for e-bikes, showers, etc.
  • Receiving the MobilSiegel 2023 award for climate-friendly mobility with the highest award level of 5 leaves Learn more