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Groenewout welcomes new employees

Willem de Koning joined Groenewout as a senior consultant on 1 June 2021. He made the move following 12 years in various roles at a market leader in material handling solutions. Prior to that, Willem had been responsible for the concept and system design of new material handling systems for companies including Amazon and DHL. Within Groenewout, Willem is mainly focusing on logistics feasibility studies and the design of mechanized warehouse operations such as e-commerce...

Project management and coordination of new-build DC for Vos Logistics in Oss

On behalf of Vos Logistics, Groenewout is taking care of the contract management, project management and strategic coordination during the construction of a new, sustainable 25,000m2 distribution center on the De Geer industrial estate in Oss, as well as the sale to the end investor. Vos Logistics is a specialist in transport and logistics services. The new distribution center also comprises two office buildings, one at each end of the distribution center, as well as...

Strategic partnership Commonwealth and Groenewout

Boston, Massachusetts, and Breda, Netherlands, 1 June, 2021: Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors and Groenewout BV have announced a strategic partnership to offer supply chain consulting services to global corporations with operations in the U.S. and Europe. Both companies specialize in distribution center design, manufacturing design, and supply chain network design services. Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors was founded in 2009 and is based in Boston. Groenewout was founded in 1966 and is based in The Netherlands. The...

New colleagues at Groenewout

We are pleased to introduce our new colleagues who have recently joined Groenewout’s team of consultants: Petra de Boer and Brenda Klep: Petra de Boer has a bachelor’s degree in Commercial Economics from Fontys Tilburg and a master’s degree in Business Communication from Tilburg University. Over the past 15 years, Petra has worked for various logistics service providers, including for the past decade in solution design and as a project manager. This has enabled her to...

Sustainable distribution center Vos Logistics

Vos Logistics is a specialist provider of transport and logistics services throughout the whole of Europe, with 3,000 employees working across its network of 30 different locations. The company has a modern fleet of 1,400 Euro 5 and Euro 6 trucks, 4,000 loading units and 300,000m2 of warehousing capacity. Construction work recently started on a new, sustainable distribution center (DC) at the De Geer industrial park in Oss, the Netherlands. This expansion project will give Vos Logistics...

New regional police station with high-quality security system in the Netherlands

A new regional police station and high-tech central control room has been opened in the Dutch town of Bergen op Zoom as a base for various police services from the surrounding area. These include the local police force for Bergen op Zoom, the regional bureau of investigation and the Regional Service Centre. Architect Van Pelt was responsible for designing the facility, and construction company BAM Bouw & Techniek took care of the building work....

Active Ants takes next step in Dutch expansion and opens a state-of-the-art e-fulfilment center in Roosendaal

Expansion of e-commerce logistics activities in the Netherlands and Belgium New 20,000m² e-fulfilment center in Roosendaal Innovative: operatives are assisted by 105 robots Active Ants, owned by bpost Group, has moved into its brand-new e-fulfilment center in Roosendaal where people and robots work side by side in a highly efficient set-up. The state-of-the-art warehouse prepares thousands of shipments on behalf of web shops. Active Ants now plans to open a facility in Belgium in 2021. ...

New distribution center facilitates future growth for Domino’s

Domino’s has moved into a brand-new distribution center in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. This new-build project was necessary to support the pizza chain’s continued growth in the Benelux region. Assisted by Groenewout, Domino’s succeeded in moving into the new distribution center on schedule, despite the extra challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Ronald Dekker from Domino’s comments: “This new building is exactly what we wished for.” The old distribution center in Gorinchem had become too small...

New dc for Tarkett

Due to sustained growth, Tarkett – an international market leader in innovative floor solutions – is moving to a new distribution center (DC) in the Dutch city of Waalwijk. The 14,000m2 DC is located at Prologis Park Waalwijk (DC3 Unit A). The entire building (which comprises 26,000m2 in total) has received a Breeam ‘very good’ rating for sustainability and is also Well Building-certified. When Tarkett’s new DC becomes operational in Q2/2020 it will handle the...

Guest lecturer SCM – VU University Amsterdam 2020

Mo Lasgaa, Managing Consultant, has shared his knowledge and extensive experience in supply chain management as a guest lecturer at the VU University of Amsterdam on February 26th. This year his lecture was about how to align supply chains with business strategies. For instance cost leadership companies require a different operations approach than what differentiators should do. Mo explained different approaches and value drivers based on successful examples. Some of them have a very competitive...