This Statement is made pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and relates to the financial year ending 31 December 2017. This Statement is made by Pentalver Transport Limited and its subsidiary Pentalver Cannock Limited (Pentalver) and has been approved by the Pentalver Board of Directors.
Our Organisation’s Structure
Headquartered in Southampton, Pentalver operates off-dock container terminals (most under long-term lease) strategically placed at each of the four major seaports of Felixstowe, Southampton, London Gateway and Tilbury, as well as an inland terminal located at Cannock near many of the UK’s largest distribution centres.
We offer container storage, transport, specialist haulage, cargo handling, container repairs and refrigeration services. We are also one of the UK’s leading providers of ISO shipping containers offering new containers, second-hand containers, refrigerated containers and container conversion.
Pentalver is ultimately owned by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W). G&W owns or leases 122 freight railroads worldwide that are organised in 10 operating regions with approximately 8,000 employees and 3,000 customers.
Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
Consistent with the G&W core values which relate to respect and integrity, Pentalver is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity on all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our business operations or our supply chain and that our contractors comply with our values.
Chris Lawrenson, Managing Director