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YOUR PARTNER AT SEA
Garrets is the world’s leading provision and stores management partner at sea, dedicated to managing budgets and delivering provisions and stores to ships all over the world. We serve more than 1,900 vessels with a firm focus on quality, based on agreed levels, where long-term partnerships with our customers are built on mutual trust and transparency.
We assist our customers in optimizing their supply patterns by guiding their vessels to use the most cost-efficient ports during their voyage globally. Through extensive knowledge, the vessels are guided to generate the correct product mix for their provision order, ensuring menu planning, nutrition and health for the crew, are complying with MLC 2006 requirements.
Customer focus and continuous improvement, efficiency and streamlining procurement processes are the cornerstones of the day-to-day activities.
A dedicated contact person is appointed for each vessel and office. Constantly, the passion for food safety and quality is in focus. We partner with both the seafarers, managers, and ship owners, providing an outsourced solution with an attractive return regarding both economy and quality.
CREW GUIDANCE AND TRAINING
The seafarers and their welfare are at the heart of everything that is done within the business.
At Garrets, we enhance crew welfare and retention through healthy menu planning, also addressing needs of multi-ethnic crews. By improving the service standards on board, we emphasize the importance of managing and monitoring health, hygiene, nutrition, allergens and special diets as well as ways to facilitate, plan and prepare attractive menus. That is why we provide training programmes for chefs both ashore and on-line, conducts onboard galley audits and issues E-Cookbooks and menu plans for every crew nationality. All this, we believe, helps to raise the standard of living at sea.
FOOD QUALITY AND SAFETY
At Garrets, we work with a fully audited global supplier network that offers competitive prices. Continuously, we benchmark all suppliers and refers to the most convenient and cost-effective ports worldwide. This way, we make sure to provide complete provisioning on a daily rate to the highest quality within customers’ budget. Partnering with NSF International, the leading global provider of public health and safety-based risk management solutions, Garrets adheres to a global food safety quality standard. An approved supplier of Garrets is required to demonstrate a commitment to improve food standards and safety and to work in close partnership with both Garrets and NSF. Garrets are the only provisions and stores management partner who has a global audit programme.