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Our Standards

DB Schenker has implemented a holistic Compliance Management System for ensuring ethical conduct and for acting as a fair and reliable partner for our customers.
Our DB Code of Conduct provides guidance and an internal framework for all DB employees and executives, across all business transactions and customer contacts. Our internal regulations define conduct for the following situations:

Benefits – Give and Take

DB Schenker believes in transparency. To achieve this, we have guidelines on how to deal with benefits from third parties or gratuities from the company itself.

Protecting assets

We have a clear guideline for the protection of DB Group’s assets and the confidential treatment of business and trade data.

Cartel law / Price fixing

Our information and guidance on cartel law and fixed pricing permits us to avoid anticompetitive regulations, price fixing and offers that restraint trade.

Agents, brokers, consultants

We follow internal rules and guidance when it comes to both cooperation and selection.

Conflicts of interest

Our guidelines on how to avoid conflicts of interests – between the professional duties and private interests of employees or employers – allow DB Schenker to always act with integrity.

For a detailed view, please refer to our Compliance Guidelines

Information Security Policy

DB Schenker Arkas recognize that corporate information is an extremely valuable asset. Information is critically important to the sustainable conduct of business operations and therefore needs to be protected accordingly. Seeking both to effectively manage corporate information-related confidentiality, integrity, and usability risks and to minimize the potential impact of such risks, DB Schenker Arkas adheres to the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System standard.

This policy has been approved by DB Schenker Arkas Management.

DB Schenker Arkas Management acknowledges that particular attention must be given to the following issues:

  • The confidentiality, integrity, and usability of DB Schenker Arkas information assets and systems are to be ensured;
  • Threats to information assets are to be identified and the risks associated with them are to be managed systematically;
  • The requirements of information security standards are to be complied with;
  • Compliance with all laws, regulations, and administrative provisions pertaining to information security is to be ensured;
  • Opportunities to continually improve the viability of information security management systems are to be assessed and exploited;
  • Employees are to be provided with training that will increase their information-security awareness and improve their information-security technical and behavioral competencies;
  • The Director of Information and Communication Technologies is responsible for preparing and publishing subsidiary procedures associated with this policy.

DB Schenker Arkas information security policies apply to all DB Schenker Arkas personnel who make use of DB Schenker Arkas information and/or business systems irrespective of where they are located, what business unit they are employed in, or what their employee status (full-time, part-time, permanent, contractual etc) may be. Even though they may not fall in any of the foregoing categories, all third-party service providers and their own employees who have access to DB Schenker Arkas information are required to comply with the general principles of this policy and to satisfy any other security-related responsibilities and obligations that are incumbent upon them.