Vapo’s operations serve over 20 000 customers and provide jobs for 1 100 Vapo employees and nearly 1 000 contractors. Among Vapo’s suppliers of goods and services, peat production and transport contractors and service providers responsible for factory operations play a crucial role.
Vapo Group employs over 440 production contractors during the peat production season and transportation employs 200 haulage contractors for most of the year.
Special attention was focused on a stakeholder group of central importance to Vapo, namely local peat contractors, who with their own employees are responsible for peat production and transport.
Vapo is involved in maintain of turveammattilainen.fi, a web-based recruitment service. The aim of the service is to help the peat industry to get the workforce it needs.