Top Tier COMAH

We are a quality operator and willingly sign up to the toughest accreditation regimes. ISO9001, COMAH, SQAS Warehouse, SQAS Transport, BRC Storage & Distribution, GMP/GDP, FEMAS, ISO22000. All of these keep us on our toes - and give you the assurance that your goods are in safe hands.

ISO9001 is only the half of it: we're held to higher standards still. COMAH, CEFIC/SQAS and BRC Storage and Distribution are among the schemes we adhere to. We're comfortable operating in the most demanding environments.

The Group is a prime mover behind the Hazchem Emergency Response Scheme which provides a single response system backed by the National Chemical Emergency Centre. This is a new innovation - and provides unrivalled peace of mind to our customers.

We first achieved the Investors in People standard in 1999. All sites were in the scheme soon after. Regular audits confirm our commitment to IIP. It provides the structure for all our people to develop.

Coates is part of the community and we recently planted 5,000 trees at our Aylesbury site. That should soak up enough CO2 for about 100,000 deliveries.