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Hygiene services supporting the New Zealand freight and logistics industry

Initial’s hygiene solutions and services enable logistics and warehousing businesses to ensure goods, vehicles and premises remain hygienically safe throughout the supply chain.


Our work with the world’s largest providers of warehousing, fulfilment, logistics, and distribution services means we understand the importance of maintaining high hygiene standards, including those to support strict personal hygiene procedures. 

We're committed to being the hygiene services provider companies choose to partner with. That's because we understand the need to minimise the risk of illness or contamination across your business, to reassure colleagues and improve their workplace experiences.

It’s essential to put measures in place to combat contact and airborne transmission. Supporting both your operational and office-based colleagues, we provide the widest range of hygiene services to help keep people safe and your business reputation intact.


Keep things moving safely

Any suspected contamination of moving goods, or indeed outbreak of sickness or infection in the delivery chain, can cause untold impact to your business. Brand reputation, employee confidence, and delays in the supply chain can all be caused by a lack of to best practice hygiene to minimise risk. At Initial we work with every individual business to assess their requirements, specific to their environment, risk levels and current hygiene standards to ensure a healthier, confident approach to protecting staff, business and, of course, brand.

An integrated approach

Our integrated hygiene approach includes indoor air decontamination solutions, hygienic door handles, no-touch dispensers and kind-to-the-skin soaps, helping to minimise cross-contamination within the workforce to help keep the integrity of the supply chain and prevent infection spread while reassuring customers and staff.

Instilling confidence in your workforce

In a crucial environment where the lights are ‘always on’ and working from home is not an option, the safety of staff and the reduction of the risk of production halting is area of your logistics or freight forwarding company. Employee sentiment around hygiene is at an all time high and staff now expect to work in an environment that has a very strong lens and approach on hygiene best practice.

Indoor air quality and risk

We now know that indoor air transmission presents the no. 1 risk in the spread of COVID-19, particularly the Delta variant that has been characterised by its aerosol transmission. Initial offers a range of indoor air purification and decontamination solutions that are highly effective at cleansing the air of harmful bacterial and viral pathogens. VIRUSKILLER™ can kill 99.9999% of coronavirus in a single air pass and is suitable to use in the office space or production area, of your logistics or freight forwarding company

Focus on high touch areas

Desks, door handles, keyboards, lift buttons, light switches are all a breeding ground for bacteria, dirt and viral spores. Regular specialist disinfection is highly recommended, especially in an industry where staff are not able to work from home and the density of staff operating at any one time is high. Initial provides a fogging service that will disinfect all high touch areas using Zoono, a highly effective solution that tackles covid, influenza and other harmful nasties.

Hygiene solutions tailored to your business

Our expert technicians are committed to helping you keep your environment hygienic, safe and healthy. Their aim, especially in the current situation, is to improve operational efficiencies with hygiene standards across all facilities, making significant contributions to the hygiene and wellbeing of employees and visitors.

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About Initial

Proudly servicing the hygiene needs of New Zealand’s freight & logistics sector for over 50 years.