More about HOPI
Business for the 21st Century: Responsible. Sustainable. Considerate
The values we follow are as important to us as the business itself. Our good reputation, the satisfaction of our customers and employees, the sustainable development of the whole society is all essential to our business. We have a sophisticated environmental strategy, we are engaged in a number of CSR activities (Corporate Social Responsibility) and we are guided by a corporate ethical codes.
Code of Ethics
We believe that good quality business is just as important as the quality relationships between its customers. That is why we have a code of ethics in HOPI, which we carefully follow.
Employees - At HOPI, we want to create a work environment in which there is an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect for all. We want to hold everyone responsible and accountable for their work performance to maintain our good reputation. We strive to further progress our employees, give them space to grow and maintain open communication with them through corporate information and consultation processes. We want everyone to work together and function as one team with a common goal.
Honesty and integrity
HOPI is guided by the principles of honesty and fair dealing. We act in this conduct with suppliers, customers, competitors and our employees. We are open, honest, truthful and straight forward. Thus, we expect the same in return.
Our strategy is to acquire and maintain our business partners with a quality of service that is fully tailored to their individual needs and requirements. We comply with ISO 9001 and HACCP, including hazard analysis and critical point determination for all logistics processes. We strive to always set up mutually beneficial relationships with our customers, suppliers and other business partners that follow our principles and goals.
Our business makes an effort to minimize the burden on the environment. We have a certified environmental management system according to ČSN EN ISO 14001: 2005 for storage, assembly, cross dock operations, purchases, sales and transportation of dry, chilled and frozen goods. We also contribute to the protection of the environment through the following activities:
Waste heat utilization
We use the heat from the refrigerator compressors to heat the office buildings and the internal water.
We installed energy efficient lights in our warehouses, we use the technology of reflective surfaces, and we have introduced motion sensors to save energy.
Support of planting forests
Under the "TREES FOR LIFE" program, the supplier company will plant a tree for every 10 of our paper cartons. Annually, its an average of 700 new trees.
There is a solar power plant on the rooftops of our warehouse that produces energy for our consumption with load distribution through out our networks and arable land.
Gradually, we have introduced the EURO 5 and 6 standards. Through this, we achieve maximum fuel savings through central planning, fleet diversification and driver training for the economic drive.
We are apart of REMA - "Green Company" that focuses on waste sorting, recycling, and using economical packaging machines. We have reduced the production of waste and packaging materials. Additionally, we recycle any old electrical appliances.
Within our CSR activities, we support a number of sporting, cultural and educational projects that enrich our society and contribute to the greater life satisfaction of our fellow citizens.
History of HOPI
In 1992, Frantisek Piskanin founded a transport company near Karlovy Vary. Astonishingly, 20 years later Mr. Piskanin received the Ernst & Young Enterprise award for Entrepreneur of the year for HOPI Holding. The family company from Klášterec na Ohří gradually expanded to Slovakia (2000), Hungary (2014), Poland (2012) and Romania (2013) from the base of Prague and Moravia. Since 2012, the company has evolved into HOPI Holding a.s., which includes: HOPI FOODS, HOLLANDIA Karlovy Vary and Farm Otročín a.s.