Publication in magazine Etail trends

A system in which the goods automatically come to them makes life easier for employees at Wehkamp’s DC in Zwolle. Meanwhile, in the new Bol.com distribution center, the order pickers are the ones doing all the walking. These are two completely different solutions, so which factors actually determine the optimal level of automation? This article titled ‘Rushing around versus standing still’ has been written by Marcel te Lindert and published in Etail Trends, issue 2/2016, including input...

Happy, Healthy and Successful 2016

For Groenewout, 2015 was a good year from several perspectives. We started 2015 in a ‘positive flow’ and we sustained that positive line throughout the whole year, so we also have high expectations for 2016. Healthy optimism The caution which held a tight grip on the global economy over recent years has changed into healthy optimism among manufacturers and consumers alike. This has significantly improved the willingness to invest in the logistics market. At Groenewout, this...

Construction starts on bol.com fulfillment center in Waalwijk

Pressrelease bol.com – publication February 16, 2016 The new fulfillment center has been designed with the support of Groenewout and FKG Architecten Aan De Zaan and will be built by construction firm Van Wijnen Rosmalen. Click here for the (Dutch) press release. If you should have questions about this project and the support of Groenewout, please contact Mari van Kuijk, vankuijk@groenewout.com | +31 6 5060 5351

Orderpicking (Logistiek Magazine)

Manual picking is still the most robust and flexible pick technique, but mechanization has pulled up slowly, partly due to the rise of e- commerce and improved techniques . This article has been published in Logistiek Magazine, special edition of the Logistica 2015 – including an interview with Groenewout.  Click here to download this publication: Orderpicken in een veranderende omgeving (in Dutch only). If you would like more information, please contact Wendel Dijker.

VOKA – Supply Chain Management Learning Network

Following on from the successful first season, the three chambers of commerce (‘VOKAs’) in the province of Antwerp are organizing a new Supply Chain Management Learning Network program, starting this September. Within the network, supply chain professionals from various companies and sectors meet up in six sessions to informally share and exchange ideas, knowledge, experiences and practical examples with one another. During these sessions, Mo Lasgaa, Managing Consultant at Groenewout, will fulfill the role of moderator...

Guest lecturer at VU University Amsterdam

For many years, Groenewout has been participating as a guest lecturer on logistics and supply chain-related topics at various universities, including the VU University of Amsterdam, University of Antwerp, Ghent University and NHTV University of Applied Sciences in Breda. In the 2nd quarter of 2015, Mo Lasgaa shared his extensive knowledge and experience within the physical distribution management as a guest lecturer at the VU University of Amsterdam. His presentation provided insights about the logistics challenges and...

Innovation Update – download presentations

On 18 June Groenewout organized the latest innovation update and networking session in Breda. The program was divided into two sets of three parallel sessions, and the venue was Dinalog’s modern offices in Breda. With more than 30 participants and featuring plenty of knowledge sharing, interactive discussions and networking, the event was a resounding success. The presentations are available for download below. Innovation session: Sustainable growth Arthur Zondervan explained the business case of ‘Webvan’ – an online...

Publication in Logistiek Vastgoed Nederland 2015

The 2015 edition of Logistiek Vastgoed Nederland is available now. To download the publication of Groenewout, click here: 9024D376 Publication Groenewout Logistiek Vastgoed Nederland 2015 If you would like to receive more information about this publication, please contact the author, Mari van Kuijk.

Guest lecturer at ITMMA

The Institute of Transport and Maritime Management Antwerp (ITMMA) has access to a global academic and industrial network and has acquired a leading position in the fields of transport economics, including maritime transport economics, port economics and logistics. The Institute welcomes guest lecturers from the academic world and the maritime and logistics industry in its courses. Since 2006, Groenewout is guest lecturer of the ITMMA. In 2015 Mo Lasgaa will share his  extensive knowledge in Logistics Modelling. Logistics Modelling is an Operations...

Happy, Healthy & Successful 2015

First of all, Groenewout wishes you a happy, inspiring and very successful new year filled with many enjoyable challenges and well-deserved accomplishments, both professionally and personally. The world around us has faced very troubled times recently: the crisis in Ukraine that thrust Europe back into a cold war, with the MH17 disaster as the tragic low point, as well as military conflict in the Middle East and the Ebola crisis in Africa. For Groenewout, 2014 was...