Your browser is out of date

Internet Explorer is no longer supported. Please use a different browser to enjoy the website in better quality.

Distribution

Industrial Goods

Distribution

Gearing up for the future of logistics

Whether shipping directly to your customers or implementing channels made up of wholesalers, retailers or distributors, robust and reliable distribution systems ensure that goods are delivered to the right place, on time, and intact. Our experts provide comprehensive services designed to help you establish and maintain effective distribution strategies appropriate to your particular circumstance and business goals.

Test

As the key interface with your customers, your distribution networks and systems play a crucial role in keeping you at the front of the race. Backed by many years of experience and extensive expertise in the field, our wide range of distribution support services are here to help you; any time and anywhere for your business.

DEKRA Services for ...

Supporting strong distribution strategies

Manufacturers often use multiple distribution channels for transporting goods to their customers around the world. As your business grows, our experts can support you in your efforts to develop and sustain a strong and efficient distribution network.

Energy Efficiency Measurements

Our customers know that energy efficiency is a topic of great importance for their business. DEKRA can support you in reducing energy losses, whether via power consumption measurements to optimize the calculation and design of the power supply, or thermographic measurements to identify and reduce the energy loss areas. These services enable you to successfully design and maintain buildings with the lowest possible energy and utilities consumption.

Examination of Experts for Energy and Environment

Validation by an objective third party gives employees confidence in their skills, especially when it comes to the quality of your processes and the ability to meet modern requirements for a clean environment and saving energy. With our examination services you can be sure that your in-house experts are truly up to the task.

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management System

We help to ensure your ability to protect employee health and safety as well as the local environment. ISO 50001 certification improves energy efficiency with the introduction of an effective energy management system, while ISO 14001 certifies your environmental management system to demonstrate sustainable operation.

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management Training and Examination

Participants learn how to set up an energy and environment as well as health and safety management systems. Our accredited personnel certification services cover a wide range of requirements generally recognized on the international stage. Training and certification, both accredited and non-accredited, are available for ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 and can be customized for your requirements.

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Strategy and Management

Our HSE strategy and management services help you design a system, select appropriate strategies and implement policies and procedures that keep your workforce healthy. Our experts bring a wealth of experience, innovative tools and a passion for HSE to every project.

Mandatory and Voluntary Construction Control Services for New and Adapted Infrastructures

DEKRA offers a comprehensive range of testing and validation services in the building, renovation and maintenance of your facility based on expert construction assessments and building technology. During the construction phase, DEKRA inspectors can help you implement robust strategies to reduce energy consumption. Our extensive portfolio of mandatory and voluntary inspection services provides solutions for every situation.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection of Electrical Installations

Through comprehensive programs and reporting, our experts secure your electrical systems to ensure compliance, detect errors and minimize costs from the earliest planning stages. DEKRA operates as an accredited body or with specially authorized electricians to carry out mandatory initial and non-periodic inspections. We also provide accurate thermographic measurement services using infrared thermography to minimize the risk of unscheduled downtime, conserve energy, improve safety, ensure quality and save money.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection of Fire Protection and Ventilation Systems

The risk of fire is a huge threat for your employees and the products stored in your facilities. DEKRA is accredited to carry out tests before the commissioning of a building, as well as provide ongoing or recurrent inspection and testing. Our fire protection experts can work with you to ensure that your project meets all legal fire safety requirements. During construction, we conduct inspections to detect building technology faults and defects from the earliest planning stages. Our specialists provide support in the areas of technical building equipment and electrical installations as well ventilation systems required by the stored goods.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection Services of Environmental Measurements

DEKRA environmental inspection services ensure that our customers efficiently manage any risk related to the natural environment. Accurate measurement of air, soil and water pollution, noise levels and other factors helps our customers efficiently manage any risks related to the environment. DEKRA offers extensive obligatory and voluntary inspection services – including digital and connected tools – to support your efforts to protect the environment in which you operate.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection Services of Workplace Related Measurements

DEKRA offers a wide range of services to create and maintain a safe workplace. We help remediate Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) issues to ensure worker safety. Our ambient measurement services assess factors such as indoor air pollution, temperature, lighting, radiation, noise and vibration to determine any health risk to employees or negative impact on brand and products.

Second-Party Audits

Experienced auditors provide fast and efficient audits to help you in approving new suppliers, addressing quality issues, confirming corrective actions or performing reviews or maintenance as part of a supplier management process.

Sustainability Advisory and Services

Focusing on sustainable practices, we evaluate policies and processes and provide solutions that improve the sustainability of our customers’ processes, products and services while maintaining efficiency and productivity.

Minimizing downtimes for maximum performance

Minimizing downtimes for maximum performance

Reliable distribution can improve customer service and reduce operating costs. DEKRA services help you make your distribution channel, an important part of any business, more efficient.

Chemical Safety Advisory

Maintaining compliance with testing protocols, reporting obligations product labeling, documentation requirements and legislative initiatives such as REACH can be an overwhelming task for both manufacturers and importers. Our chemical safety advisory team specializes in supporting companies seeking to comply with the hazardous substances regulatory framework with testing, classification, management and other services.

Examination of Experts for Occupational Health and Safety

Validation by an objective third party gives employees confidence in their knowledge, especially when it comes to the skills of the occupational safety experts in your company. With our examination services you can be sure that your in-house experts are truly up to the task.

Classic Temporary Work / Direct Placement

React flexibly to changes affecting individual orders, fluctuations in staffing and additional projects. No matter how short or long the term, how extensive or how specific your employee requirements may be, we can provide you with the perfect personnel solution in almost all industries and professions. Based on a detailed professional behavioral profile analysis, we can identify the professional strengths, talents and development potential of qualified candidates.

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management System

We help to ensure your ability to protect employee health and safety as well as the environment. ISO 50001 certification improves energy efficiency with the introduction of an effective energy management system, while ISO 14001 certifies your environmental management system to demonstrate sustainable operation. In order to minimize operational risks for employees, ISO 45001 formulates requirements for comprehensive, modern Occupational Health and Safety.

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Strategy and Management

Maintaining strong HSE management is the most efficient way to ensure the well-being of your staff and, by extension, the continued existence of your business. Our HSE strategy consultants help companies design a roadmap for a comprehensive HSE policy that improves safety by protecting personnel from hazardous exposures and ensuring an accident-free and healthy workspace. In addition to addressing compliance issues, our experts assist you in reducing environmental impact, creating a supportive culture and promoting performance improvements.

Mandatory and Voluntary Construction Control Services for New and Adapted Infrastructures

DEKRA offers a comprehensive range of testing and validation services in the building, renovation and maintenance of your facility based on expert construction assessments and building technology. During the construction phase, DEKRA inspectors can help you implement robust strategies to reduce energy consumption. Our extensive portfolio of mandatory and voluntary inspection services provides solutions for every situation.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection for Fire Protection and Ventilation Systems

The risk of fire is a huge threat for your employees and the products stored in your facilities. DEKRA is accredited to carry out tests before the commissioning of a building, as well as provide ongoing or recurrent inspection and testing. Our fire protection experts can work with you to ensure that your project meets all legal fire safety requirements. During construction, we conduct inspections to detect building technology faults and defects from the earliest planning stages. Our specialists provide support in the areas of technical building equipment and electrical installations as well as ventilation systems required by the stored goods.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection of Electrical Installations

Through comprehensive programs and reporting, our experts secure your electrical systems to ensure compliance, detect errors and minimize costs from the earliest planning stages. DEKRA operates as an accredited body or with specially authorized electricians to carry out mandatory initial and non-periodic inspections. We also provide accurate thermographic measurement services using infrared thermography to minimize the risk of unscheduled downtime, conserve energy, improve safety, ensure quality and save money.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection Services for New and Adapted Machinery and Equipment

DEKRA experts provide comprehensive support tailored to the customer's needs in ensuring that cranes, lifting equipment and other machinery meet all necessary safety standards and regulatory obligations. Whether on-site, online or from a remote location, we help you optimize your workflow, reduce costly downtime, increase safety and prolong the service life of your machines and equipment. Our technical competences related to machines and industrial equipment are available at the earliest stages and throughout the life cycle of your asset.

Mandatory and Voluntary Inspection Services of Environmental Related Measurements

Among consequences of the negative impacts on the environment by your operation is the potential risk of costly downtimes and stoppages. DEKRA environmental inspection services ensure that you efficiently manage any risk related to the the natural environment. Accurate measurement of air, soil and water pollution, noise levels and other factors helps our customers efficiently manage any risks related to the environment. DEKRA offers extensive obligatory and voluntary inspection services – including digital and connected tools – to support your efforts to protect the environment in which you operate.

Process Safety Consulting and Testing

We offer impartial advice and recommendations for the risk identification, analysis, prevention and management of fires, explosions and accidental releases of chemicals into the environment. Our process safety testing services are carried out in state-of-the-art laboratories in accordance with local and international standards. We provide you the expertise you need to accurately recognize potential risk factors inherent to the handling, storing and processing of hazardous substances and to develop a robust and effective safety management system to protect your business.

Recruiting

DEKRA provides comprehensive recruitment services supporting you from the initial job advertisement to the final interview.

Safety Advisory, Services and Coordination

Expert DEKRA advice, risk assessment, training, on-site support and project safety coordination services help you protect your employees from accidents and other hazards in the workplace to minimize the overall effort required for your occupational safety measures.

Second-Party Audits

Experienced auditors provide fast and efficient audits to help you in approving new suppliers, addressing quality issues, confirming corrective actions or performing reviews or maintenance as part of a supplier management process.

Warehouse Logistics Training

DEKRA seminars provide you with a sound knowledge of all aspects of warehouse logistics. Our strict quality standards coupled with more than 40 years of experience in transport and logistics education guarantee you and your skilled staff first-rate, real-world training. Participants in our courses include warehouse professionals ranging from forklift drivers to certified logistics supervisors.

Digital solutions to implement smart distribution

Test

A key solution for coping with the challenges posed in any distribution network, smart logistics can help you better plan and control your flow of goods with improved transport and warehousing as well as strengthened interconnectivity among your logistics systems. DEKRA experts can support you with a wide variety of services to develop and maintain efficient digital solutions.

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Training

This DEKRA course provides a well-founded overview of the various information security standards needed to make tactical and operational decisions as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). It provides insights into legal and personnel aspects and addresses how to safely deal with outsourcing projects.

Data Protection Consulting

DEKRA experts keep you informed and help you to stay legally compliant and up to date when it comes to handling data. If you prefer more targeted expertise, we can provide the individualized support of a data protection officer to carry out services on-site and in close cooperation with your team.

Digital Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Solutions

How we seek and use information about safety is critical to our ability to achieve results in safety. DEKRA delivers innovative IT-solutions and platforms which enable organizations to manage, control and understand their data and uncover relevant trends and insights in order to identify areas of improvement and risk minimization. Our data collection and analytics solutions pair the experience and knowledge of our research professionals with proven tools and methodologies.

Examination of Experts for IT and Cyber Security

To inspire trust among existing customers and attract potential new customers, it is essential to ensure information security and to protect IT systems, components and processes. Validation by an objective third party gives employees confidence in their skills and customers confidence that they have chosen the right partner. DEKRA personnel certification services cover a wide range of requirements generally recognized on the international stage.

Information Security Management System Consulting

DEKRA cyber security consultancy follows up an analysis of your IT infrastructure with recommendations for the design and implementation of IT security systems. We assess the specifics of your sector as well as your strengths and most pressing needs in order to be able to advise you on establishing or optimizing an information security management system (ISMS).

Information Security Risk Assessment and Management

No company is immune to cyber security risks and potential attacks. Our consultants carry out systematic network security analyses to determine your existing level of cyber security and help you develop an effective plan for improvement.

Remote and/or Online Monitoring and Digital Optimization Services

DEKRA offers remote and online sensor monitoring to complement a comprehensive range of inspection services providing information about trends and highlighting potential issues. Our experts can help you implement VALTO360º, an information management solution that virtualizes your operating and production environments into 360º interactive panoramas to facilitate oversight at any time from any location. This can be connected to IoT monitoring in order to create dashboards and facilitate the control over the assets. These critical services help to prevent downtime, increase efficiency and save you money.

Part of a well-rounded distribution strategy

Test

DEKRA experts can provide targeted supplemental services designed to help you maintain maximum performance capacity and strengthen your business.

Chemical Safety Advisory

Maintaining compliance with testing protocols, reporting obligations, product labeling, documentation requirements and legislative initiatives such as REACH can be an overwhelming task for both manufacturers and importers. Our chemical safety advisory team specializes in supporting companies seeking to comply with the hazardous substances regulatory framework with testing, classification, management and other services.

Expediting, Shop and Vendor Inspection of the Supply Chain

Acquiring new equipment and machinery can be time-consuming, costly and risky. We carry out inspection and expediting services on your supplier’s premises, verifying the quality of manufactured products or equipment and the reliability of delivery times.

Human Performance Reliability and Mental Health

While advances in technology and their business applications receive ample attention, new discoveries in neuroscience that help us understand the human brain could also have a major impact on the workplace. Learning how to recognize and manage stress among your employees and how to support good decision-making, for example, can both lead to a more motivated and productive workforce. Through targeted assessments, recommendations and consultations, we help you maximize every employee’s potential.

Leadership Diagnostic, Assessment and Development

Effective leadership is a decisive factor in your company’s success, influencing all aspects of operations and culture. Our consultants have developed an array of tools to support the development of valuable leadership skills. The DEKRA Leadership Diagnostic Instrument (LDI) and Leader Care Profile assessment measure the strengths and weaknesses of leaders in your company. SafeAlign™ and our Leading Safety Performance™ solutions, as well as our training program on understanding major accident hazards focus on how strong leadership can be used to optimize safety standards and practices in your business. Individualized coaching is also available as part of our comprehensive approach to helping leaders reach their ultimate potential.

Process Safety Competence Development

The DEKRA Process Safety Academy offers competence development programs in all areas of process safety. We incorporate various learning methodologies, including public courses and events, tailored in-house courses, e-learning and computer-based training and skills development programs.

Quality Management Certification

Reliable quality management based on ISO 9001 ensures high-quality processes, products and services. A central feature is its risk-based approach, which identifies opportunities and risks, derives appropriate measures and evaluates their effectiveness. Certification according to ISO 9001 helps you implement a robust quality management system and efficient accompanying processes with which to achieve your desired results.

Supply Chain Audits

Our comprehensive audits let you evaluate and ensure ethical, environmental and social compliance as well as process integrity and security throughout the entire supply chain. Our services include initial supplier audits and continuous monitoring, as well as helping you decipher international, national and local regulatory requirements.

Workforce Diagnostic, Assessment and Development

DEKRA has designed services to specifically evaluate your safety culture and engage your workforce at every level. Our experienced specialists help you implement behavior-based strategies that drive transformational change and enhance overall performance.

Workplace Health and Wellbeing Solutions

With the aim of helping you maintain a healthy workforce and leadership, we assess physical, ergonomic and psychological risks and offer practical solutions. Our practices enhance employee well-being and create a safe, human-centered workplace where motivation thrives and human factors are respected.

Contact Industrial Goods Team

Share page