We identify potential security risks for the Group worldwide, analyze them with regard to their potential impact and, after careful evaluation, take appropriate steps to mitigate them. We also inform our suppliers of security-related issues to safeguard their supply chains against potential risk. Our security management system is embedded in the Group’s comprehensive management approach and is compliant with legal and regulatory provisions as well as international standards. Our team of security analysts at the Global Security Situation Center (GSSC) identifies and assesses strategically relevant risks and trends worldwide, and uses specially defined security indicators to analyze potential threats. The GSSC Trend Reports are regularly submitted to Group management for further discussion.
For a globally operating logistics company like Deutsche Post DHL Group, success hinges on a stable and secure business environment as well as on security within its various modes of transport, be it by air, road or sea. Globally integrated supply chains are exposed to any number of risks and are often the target of criminal activity, including organized crime, terrorism, piracy and internet crime.
In our efforts to protect our employees and sites, and to secure business continuity, including supply chain operations, Deutsche Post DHL Group operates a comprehensive risk-based security management system. Continuous monitoring and improvement of our security measures make for efficient and effective processes, enabling us to make our global supply chains more resilient to a wide range of criminal activities and increase the level of trust that customers and employees place in our products and services. In this way, we improve our performance as provider of choice, thus contributing significantly to the corporate strategy and the business success of Deutsche Post DHL Group.
Global Security Situation Center (GSSC)PwC
Sensitizing employees to security-related riskPwC
With special training programs, we ensure that our employees are aware of the security risks involved in their area of work and are able to respond in an appropriate way. For example, we instruct them on the applicable standards for their place of work and on the Group’s complianceThe adherence to laws and regulations, standards, company policies and self-commitments. policy with regard to corruption and anti-competitive practice. We intend to integrate relevant training modules into our Group-wide Certified program. Our security policies expressly include the protection of personal rights and adherence to legal requirements. This promotes a security culture which is both accepted throughout the Group and complies with prevailing law.