FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. is committed to protecting employees, partners, vendors and the company from illegal or damaging actions by individuals, either knowingly or unknowingly. When FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. addresses issues proactively and uses correct judgement, it will help set us apart from competitors.
FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will not tolerate any wrongdoing or impropriety at any time. FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will take the appropriate measures act quickly in correcting the issue if the ethical code is broken.
The purpose of this policy is to establish a culture of openness, trust and to emphasize the employee’s and consumer’s expectation to be treated to fair business practices. This policy will serve to guide business behavior to ensure ethical conduct. Effective ethics is a team effort involving the participation and support of every FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. employee. All employees should familiarize themselves with the ethics guidelines that follow this introduction
This policy applies to employees, contractors, consultants, temporaries, and other workers at FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd., including all personnel affiliated with third parties.
4.1 Executive Commitment to Ethics
4.1.1 Senior leaders and executives within Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd must set a prime example. In any business practice, honesty and integrity must be top priority for executives.
4.1.2 Executives must have an open door policy and welcome suggestions and concerns from employees. This will allow employees to feel comfortable discussing any issues and will alert executives to concerns within the work force.
4.1.3 Executives must disclose any conflict of interests regard their position within FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd.
4.2 Employment Commitment to Ethics
4.2.1 FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. employees will treat everyone fairly, have mutual respect, promote a team environment and avoid the intent and appearance of unethical or compromising practices.
4.2.2 Every employee needs to apply effort and intelligence in maintaining ethics value.
4.2.3 Employees must disclose any conflict of interests regard their position within FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd.
4.2.4 Employees will help FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. to increase customer and vendor satisfaction by providing quality product s and timely response to inquiries.
4.2.5 Employees should consider the following questions to themselves when any behavior is questionable:
- Is the behavior legal?
- Does the behavior comply with all appropriate FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. policies?
- Does the behavior reflect FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. values and culture?
- Would you feel personally concerned if the behavior appeared in a news headline?
- Could the behavior adversely affect FRONT LINE Forwarding & Agency Ltd. if all employees did it?
4.3 Company Awareness
4.3.1 Promotion of ethical conduct within interpersonal communications of employees will be rewarded.
4.3.2 Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd will promote a trustworthy and honest atmosphere to reinforce the vision of ethics within the company.
4.4 Maintaining Ethical Practices
4.4.1 Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will reinforce the importance of the integrity message and the tone will start at the top. Every employee, manager, director needs consistently maintain an ethical stance and support ethical behavior.
4.4.2 Employees at Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. should encourage open dialogue, get honest feedback and treat everyone fairly, with honesty and objectivity.
4.5 Unethical Behavior
4.5.1 Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will avoid the intent and appearance of unethical or compromising practice in relationships, actions and communications.
4.5.2 Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will not tolerate harassment or discrimination.
4.5.3 Unauthorized use of company trade secrets & marketing, operational, personnel, financial, source code technical information integral to the success of our company will not be tolerated.
4.5.4 Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will not permit impropriety at any time and will act ethically and responsibly in accordance with laws.
4.5.5 Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. employees will not use corporate assets or business relationships for personal use or gain.
5) Policy Compliance
5.1 Compliance Measurement
The Front Line Forwarding & Agency Ltd. will verify compliance to this policy through various methods, including but not limited to, business tool reports and feedback.
An employee found to have violated this policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
6) Related Standards, Policies and Processes
7) Definitions and Terms