Parent Company of Mayflower Achieves ISO 14001:2004 EMS Certification
ST. LOUIS (April 17, 2015) –UniGroup, parent company of Mayflower Transit and other relocation and logistics subsidiaries, achieved the ISO 14001:2004 environmental systems (EMS) certification. The certification was awarded following a comprehensive audit completed April 6-10. The development of UniGroup’s EMS enabled the company to document how it has improved its environmental performance, cut waste and reduced costs while improving service.
“We are very proud of achieving the ISO 14001 certification. We feel it is an important step we can take as an organization to show customers and the community UniGroup’s continued commitment to providing quality services in an environmentally responsible manner,” said Rebecca Peterson, director of corporate responsibility and sustainability.
In addition to being certified to ISO 14001, UniGroup also received the highest rating possible in its ISO 9001:2008 reassessment audit in late 2014.
UniGroup is a $1.7 billion transportation and relocation services company with headquarters in suburban St. Louis, Mo. In addition to household goods carrier Mayflower Transit, logistics company UniGroup Logistics and international relocation providers UniGroup Relocation and Sterling Relocation, UniGroup owns other subsidiaries that provide goods and services to professional movers.