Welcome to Woodland in 2023
The last few years have seen us grow and develop our teams across the globe and create even more solutions to suit your supply chain and business needs.
Here's how we will deliver opportunities and sustainable supply chains in the year ahead...
A word from our CEO
"2022 was another challenging year that demanded agility and expertise in the supply chain sector. Thanks to our Woodlanders, partners and clients, we were able to continue to deliver a high level of service, push development and learning opportunities within our teams, create new solutions and invest into innovative processes, and thus create a safe and stable environment for all stakeholders.
The year ahead will bring its own obstacles for businesses of all sizes and sectors, however, I am confident that thanks to the knowledge and dedication of our teams, development of our processes and forward-thinking investment into solutions of tomorrow, we will continue to successfully deliver sustainable supply chain solutions across the globe."
- Kevin Stevens, CEO & Chairman, Woodland Group
Teams & Culture
Our 30+ years of industry experience, coupled with continued investment into the latest innovations and technologies, has allowed us to create a stable, future-proof environment for Woodlanders and external Woodland stakeholders alike.
2022 has seen our teams across the globe grow by 11% thanks to our carefully implemented expansion strategy that will see us continue to invest in people, planet and solutions in 2023.
Thanks to our Woodland locations spanning the US, UK, Ireland, Asia, and mainland Europe, including offices, warehouse spaces and fulfilment centres, and our own fleet of trucks, our 700+ strong team of Woodlanders is able to deliver expertise across a multitude of services including fulfilment and eCommerce, air, ocean, rail and road freight whilst our dedicated in-house customs brokerage, duty drawback and trade compliance teams keep shipments moving, customers informed and compliant to protect their businesses wherever they are in the world.
Our in-house compliance experts ensure you stay ahead of quickly changing legislation globally. Our teams help to manage the increased use of technology in monitoring international trade and supply chain governance to facilitate greater transparency for all stakeholders, and make collaboration easy, so you can look after your clients’ needs safely and legally.
Sustainability and Carbon-Conscious Supply Chains
Our specialist trade teams support businesses in building the most effective intermodal transport supply chains domestically and worldwide, whilst our sustainability team helps you achieve your ESG KPIs. Our carbon-conscious solutions such as carbon reporting, supply chain planning including carbon reduction and offsetting, and consultancy ensure you're able to keep track of your sustainability goals.
The sustainability team at Woodland strive to utilise the latest innovations in order to meet our own stringent sustainability KPIs, aligning with our sustainability strategy to make sure we are always moving in the right direction as a purpose-driven business whether that be finding new ways to reduce or offset carbon, reducing the amount of waste we produce or ensuring the highest standard of working conditions for our Woodlanders and partners. We currently hold both ISO14001 environmental and Ecovadis bronze accreditations which are a testament to the continued efforts of our Woodlanders to create increasingly sustainable supply chains.
Digital Supply Chain Management
Woodland Group's 360 supply chain management platform, Woodland Online, is an extension of the decades of combined knowledge and experience shared by our Woodlanders. It acts as an additional digital asset offering instant quotes, direct bookings, real-time shipment tracking and supplier management to provide full transparency within your supply chain. Woodland Online's capabilities stretch to stock and PO management whilst its reporting functionality covers all aspects from finance to carbon footprint reporting of your transport chains. The built-in carbon calculator allows you to track, accurately measure and report on the environmental impact of your transport chain whilst having the option to compare alternative solutions to help inform carbon-conscious decisions.
Fully integrated supply chain specialists and supply chain partners of choice in global print and publishing, food and beverage, music, automotive and packing, we create tailored solutions to supply chain needs across an array of specialist industries, with our in-house experts able to pull from their extensive knowledge and to achieve the desired outcome.