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ERIKS optimizes its European supply chain

Remco van Haastrecht, European Supply Chain Director: “We wouldn’t have been able to do this without Groenewout.”ERIKS is one of the world’s biggest industrial service providers.Groenewout explored the potential for a single European supply chain for ERIKS based on consolidated stocks and further optimized facilities. ERIKS develops and manufactures products including sealants & polymers, valves & instrumentation, industrial & hydraulic hoses, power transmission & bearings and tools for 90,000 customers worldwide. After closely analyzing the existing flows,...

ERIKS optimaliseert Europese supply chain

European Supply Chain Director Remco van Haastrecht: “Zonder Groenewout hadden we dit niet zo op de rails gekregen.”ERIKS is één van de grootste industriële serviceproviders wereldwijd. Voor ERIKS onderzocht Groenewout de potenties van één Europese supply chain; met geconsolideerde voorraden en meer geoptimaliseerde locaties.ERIKS ontwikkelt en produceert onder andere afdichtingen, stromingstechniek, industriële en hydraulische slangen, aandrijftechniek en gereedschappen voor 90.000 klanten wereldwijd.Na een zorgvuldige analyse van bestaande stromen, processen en data, zette Groenewout nieuwe logistieke concepten...

Bol.com’s new dedicated facility gives returns a second life

Video interview with Leander Nuij, Product Lead Returns at bol.com https://youtu.be/lrXir6ZK2Xs An interview with Leander Nuij, Product Lead Returns at bol.com, by Mark Dohmen Earlier this year, bol.com – the biggest online retailer in the Netherlands – opened its new returns facility in the Dutch city of Waalwijk. It is a shining example of far-reaching process optimization, including partial mechanization. For help with designing the bol.com returns center, the e-tailer enlisted the expertise of Groenewout. “Thanks to...

Bol.com geeft retouren tweede leven in nieuw dedicated centrum

https://youtu.be/lrXir6ZK2Xs Interview met Leander Nuij, product lead returns bij bol.com door Mark Dohmen In 2021 nam bol.com haar nieuwe retouren centrum in Waalwijk in gebruik. Processen zijn deels gemechaniseerd en vergaand geoptimaliseerd. Voor de inrichting van het bol.com retouren centrum, kort BRC, schakelde het online platform de expertise in van Groenewout. “Zij beschikken over inhoudelijke expertise en ervaring, waarmee we het perfecte proces hebben neergezet”, concludeert Leander Nuij, product lead returns bij bol.com. In 2020 steeg de...

REV’IT! streamlines logistics in new DC

Foto impression new dc REV’IT! Oss Interview with Ivan Vos, Managing Director of REV’IT!, by Mark Dohmen REV’IT! moved into its new European distribution center (EDC) in 2020. The new facility was urgently needed to facilitate the company’s growth ambitions. REV’IT! enlisted Groenewout’s support with the logistics design and equipment in the EDC. “We’d never have been able to pull this off without their experience and expertise,” states Managing Director Ivan Vos. REV’IT! is specialized in the...

Tarkett opens an efficient and sustainable DC in Waalwijk

Foto impression new DC Tarkett Waalwijk Interview with Lodewijk van der Zanden, Purchasing Manager EMEA at Tarkett, by Mark Dohmen  Tarkett, an international market leader in innovative floor solutions, moved into its new and largely automated distribution center (DC) in the Dutch city of Waalwijk in 2020. Tarkett enlisted Groenewout’s expertise and experience for the construction project, the logistics concept and the warehouse design, among other things. “It was an excellent decision,” concludes Project Manager Lodewijk...

Domino’s Pizza continues to grow with a new distribution and production center in Nieuwegein

Video interview with André ten Wolde, CEO Europe Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Foto impression new DC Domino's in Nieuwegein Interview with André ten Wolde, CEO Europe of Domino’s Pizza Enterprises, by Mark Dohmen In order to support its continued growth, Domino’s moved into a brand-new distribution and production center in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, in 2020. As before, the world’s biggest quick service restaurant chain enlisted the help and expertise of logistics consultancy firm Groenewout for the design and realization...

Bunzl improves efficiency and flexibility by integrating three warehouses

An interview with Henk Willems, logistics manager at Bunzl, by Marcel te Lindert Packaging wholesaler Bunzl has built a new 24,000m2 warehouse in the Dutch city of Arnhem to replace its three existing warehouses in Arnhem, Duiven and Den Bosch. Consultancy firm Groenewout’s feasibility study played a crucial role in the decision-making process. Henk Willems, logistics manager at Bunzl: “We’re now handling 15 percent more volume with the same number of people.” Bunzl supplies packaging materials...

Centralization to create synergy benefits for ERIKS

An interview with Laurens Verberne, Business Controller at ERIKS, by Marcel te Lindert A sustainable light industrial facility is currently under construction alongside the motorway on the outskirts of the Dutch city of Ede. From 2020 onwards, this is where technical wholesaler ERIKS will be centralizing several departments including its Industrial Plastics business unit and a part of general sales. Groenewout supported the company during the design of the building and the search for a...

Hikvision expands EDC to facilitate boisterous growth

An interview with Mark Beumer, Vice-President Operations at Hikvision, by Marcel te Lindert With Hikvision’s revenue increasing by between 25 and 35% each year, the primary aim of the company’s European distribution center (EDC) is to facilitate that boisterous growth. The manufacturer of security cameras is tripling its storage space in the hope of readying itself for at least the next seven years. Groenewout has advised the company on the design of the warehouse design...