Our Processes

Committed To Winning the Right Way

At Douglas Dynamics, we strive to conduct our business with the utmost integrity and in accordance with our Core Values and Winning Behaviors. We are committed to maintaining high ethical standards and sound governance policies and practices to ensure we are accountable to all stakeholders. Our risk management programs and processes are robust, and we adhere to all applicable laws and regulations governing ethical business practices. We value our relationships with suppliers, business partners, customers, and the industry, and we are dedicated to upholding our commitments to each of them.


As a company, we are deeply committed to conducting our business with the highest ethical standards. We believe that it is important to win the right way, and that is why we have developed policies and guidelines to guide our actions and decisions. Our Human Rights and Code of Conduct policies are central to everything we do, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to upholding these principles in all aspects of our business.


Our company takes corporate governance seriously and strives to maintain high standards for our employees, officers, and directors. We believe that it is our responsibility to serve as a responsible trustee for our shareholders and oversee the management of our business. To ensure that we are meeting these responsibilities, we have implemented comprehensive corporate governance policies that apply to our Board of Directors and its oversight of our company’s operations. You can find more information about our policies and practices on our Investor Relations website.

risk management

The implementation of strong governance policies and practices, as well as robust risk management programs, are a vital part of the Company’s commitment to accountability. The Board of Directors oversees the risk management process, which includes assessing the appropriate risk profile and specific risks related to our business and strategy, including those associated with cybersecurity.

douglas dynamics management system

Our commitment to continuous improvement enables Douglas Dynamics to consistently produce the highest quality and most trusted products in our industry. The foundation of our continuous improvement journey is the Douglas Dynamics Management System (DDMS), our collective and holistic approach to running our business in a way that can be deployed with speed and promotes effective integration and sustainable growth.

DDMS is an integrated system centered on lean principles and continuous improvement philosophies that evolve with our business to deliver on strategic priorities and goals. Best-in-class processes and tools promote efficiency throughout the entire value chain.

HEALTH & SAFETY management

Our top priority at Douglas Dynamics is the health and safety of our employees. We strive to maintain a world-class safety culture by adhering to our Environmental, Health and Safety Vision. Our commitment to continuous improvement in health and safety practices and procedures ensures that worker safety is never compromised by production targets or other demands.


At Douglas Dynamics, we are committed to our world-class safety culture to ensure the health and safety of our team members. In 2023, we are rolling out our all-new DRIVE onboarding program, which emphasizes the importance of safety in our workplace culture. Our new program has improved content and uses digital tracking to enhance our safety efforts and take them to the next level. By doing so, we can ensure our team members receive proper safety training for their positions quickly, thoroughly, and efficiently. This guarantees that there are no training gaps for either new or existing team members, creating a safer and healthier work environment for everyone involved.


Douglas Dynamics seeks to work with suppliers who share our Global Sourcing and Supply Philosophy and are dedicated to conducting business with the highest level of integrity and ethics no matter where they are located. We believe that managing a responsible and diverse supply chain includes stringent supplier assessments and selection procedures and active performance monitoring to ensure compliance with our requirements.