Procurement at LPC

We are proud of the strong relationships we have built with our suppliers, who work with us to ensure we are a sustainable and profitable Port and the people of our region are supplied with the goods they need every day.

We require each of our Suppliers to meet the highest standards for all goods and services. Our requirements include a commitment to performance outcomes and exceptional quality assurance. In addition, Suppliers must be committed, as we are, in ensuring the highest standards of social responsibility.

Community and Environment

We take our social and environmental responsibilities seriously. Our strong and longstanding commitment to Lyttelton, mana whenua and surrounding communities, exemplifies this. LPC’s Sustainability Strategy, approved May 2019, addresses our commitment to communities.

LPCs commitment to improving our environmental impacts, influencing how we manage, reduce or eliminate those impacts which affects the environments we interact with. This commitment forms our approach to our environmental management effort and activities.

Sustainable and Ethical Procurement

LPC operates a sustainable business, where our impacts on environment, people and communities are at the forefront of our decision making and activities. As a member of the CCHL group of companies, LPC provides annual reporting on the goods and services we consume. Sustainable business practices, demonstrate an organisations’ awareness of its activities and willingness to provide transparency to its customers.

LPC requires that suppliers provide an annual assessment and declaration of their ethical supply chain practices. New suppliers are required to complete the declaration, prior to being considered as a supplier to LPC.  New Zealand is a signatory to United Nations charters condemning modern slavery, the use of child labour, unfair wages, unsafe working conditions etc. The New Zealand government provides legislation in the Bill of Rights Act setting requirements upon business and individuals, to uphold the rights.

Find out more

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a supplier for LPC, take a look at the documents above or contact us today.

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