All Netherlands articles – Page 2

  • Blockchain_Koopman_3
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    Koopman Logistics trials blockchain in the Netherlands

    2018-04-04T16:09:26Z

    Koopman Logistics Group has successfully completed a shipment of finished vehicles using blockchain digital technology to accurately track each unit in real time and automate administrative transactions.In an ongoing trial involving its Dutch customer PON Logistics, Koopman is moving vehicles from the PON compound in Leusden to dealers across the ...

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    Frenk Snoek moves to Broekman Project Services at Rotterdam

    2018-01-10T11:15:38Z

    Broekman Logistics has appointed Frenk Snoek (pictured) as general manager of Broekman Project Services, one of the terminal operations it runs at the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.Broekman Project Services focuses on heavy lift operations and the handling and storage of complex and overweight cargo.Snoek, who started in the ...

  • White Bendy road [Converted]
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    Twists and turns in the road ahead

    2018-01-05T12:36:01Z

    The European new vehicle market has showed strength in recent years, following a long decline after the global financial and subsequent Eurozone crises; sales have mostly recovered to pre-crisis levels and continued to rise in most major EU markets throughout 2017, with the exception of the UK.The outlook for the ...

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    CLdN deploys new-build Celine to support trade between Europe and Ireland

    2017-11-03T12:17:47Z

    European short-sea operator CLdN has put its newest vessel, MV Celine, into operation for vehicle shipments between Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland and the UK.The Celine is the first of a new generation of ro-ro vessels CLdN is expanding its fleet with and was delivered from the Hyundai shipyard in South ...

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    Changes are the only certainty at Ford of Europe

    2017-10-09T17:46:00Z

    Dirk Willmann, director of material planning and logistics for Ford Europe, outlines how the carmaker is improving visibility and adapting its vehicle logistics network across Europe to better manage customer demand and trade uncertainties.

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    Paul Wortelboer widens his remit at Koopman Logistics

    2017-10-03T10:30:44Z

    Paul Wortelboer has added two new roles to his responsibilities at Dutch logistics provider, Koopman Logistics. Wortelboer, who has been managing director of the Koopman Car Terminal Amsterdam since 2016, has now also taken charge of Koopman Automotive Solutions in Born and Dent Art Automotive Solutions in Vilvoorde, Belgium, following ...

  • Maurice de Wilde (2)
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    Maurice de Wilde joins Koopman Logistics in newly created CFO role

    2017-08-29T16:29:04Z

    Koopman Logistics, the largest finished vehicle service provider in the Benelux region of Europe, has appointed Maurice de Wilde (pictured) to the newly created role of chief financial officer (CFO).“We are strengthening the team at Koopman, given the significant growth we have seen over the past years and the business ...

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    Stena Line to introduce larger ships on Rotterdam-Harwich route

    2017-07-24T17:21:53Z

    Stena Line plans to replace the two vessels currently servicing its Rotterdam to Harwich route with two larger ships, due to increased demand.The ro-ro ships Capucine and Severine, which operate twice daily from Europoort in the Netherlands to Harwich in the UK, will be replaced by the larger vessels MV ...

  • DSV Venlo
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    DSV expands warehouse footprint in the Netherlands

    2017-06-14T12:09:26Z

    European logistics provider DSV is to expand its site in Venlo, the Netherlands, with a further 83,000 sq.m warehouse after acquiring a new plot of land adjacent to its existing facilities there.The Danish-headquartered transport and logistics firm said the additional warehouse would be completed on the new 140,000 sq.m site ...

  • Blockchain
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    Maersk and IBM to introduce blockchain into global shipping industry

    2017-03-08T14:29:04Z

    Shipping giant Maersk and IBM have announced a blockchain initiative that they say will help transform the cross-border shipping industry globally. The two companies said using the digital ledger system, made famous by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, had the potential to save the industry billions of dollars when adopted at scale. ...

  • BMW nedcar
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    BMW to subcontract additional X1 output to the Netherlands

    2017-01-25T12:37:47Z

    The VDL Nedcar contract manufacturing plant in the Netherlands will start assembly of the BMW X1 this August to serve local and global export markets, sharing output with BMW’s plant in Regensburg in south-east Germany, the carmaker has confirmed. By sharing production of the model at the Dutch plant, close ...

  • Broekman
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    New MD of warehousing and distribution at Broekman Logistics

    2016-12-12T16:29:02Z

    Willem Jan van Amersfoort (pictured) has been appointed managing director of warehousing and distribution at Broekman Logistics.After joining the Rotterdam-headquartered company earlier this year, van Amersfoort was already operationally responsible for all warehouse locations, but following the departure of Jacques Klein Kramer, he has now taken on commercial responsibility for ...

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    Waller named as CFO of Ceva Logistics

    2016-10-25T12:53:06Z

    Peter Waller (pictured) has been named as Ceva Logistics’ chief financial officer and member of the executive board with immediate effect, replacing Arjan Kaaks.Kaaks, who is said to be leaving to “pursue new opportunities”, only joined the Netherlands-headquartered company from retail firm Maxeda DIY just over a year ago.Waller was ...