Customer cases

PlantasGT

As part of a large manufacturer of cuttings and starter materials, Palki from Guatemala, the Lier-based company PlantasGT is delighted to be using the Trade Services provided by Container Centralen. “The collaboration in this pool is a genuine step forwards for us and our business operation, and has provided added value in various areas”, says director Eric Stolze. “We have benefited on a whole range of levels.”

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Gert Snel: “Always room for improvement”

At Snel Logistic Solutions they are good at what they do, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is a reason why this Belgian company with branches in Deinze, Ham and the Dutch town of Weert was awarded transporter of the year twice in a row. With 60,000 m² warehouses, more than 200 lorries on the road and around 340 employees, innovation and sustainable development are at the forefront of this family-run business. Or, in the words of CEO Gert Snel: ‘Even if it means turning our lorries upside down, as long as it works, I’m all for it!’

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Euroveiling

For more than a hundred years, Euroveiling has been the top auction house for carefully grown flowers and plants from Belgium. Innovative, competitive and with sustainable business practices. Every day, these wonderful products from Belgian growers find their way to buyers and satisfied consumers through the cooperative. Euroveiling is an important, almost indispensable link in this chain. As commercial director Sim Echelpoels points out, ‘We are the driving force behind exclusive and carefully grown Belgian products from the ornamental plant market. And we are proud of that!’

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Gediflora

But you don’t become a world leader in breeding and reproducing chrysanthemums by chance. It takes a great deal of dedication, expertise, specialisation and energy. In order to offer growers consistent high quality, you have to enjoy what you do, each and every day. As CEO Elien Pieters from Gediflora says: ‘Enthusiasm is a vital competency in our company!’

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Farplants Group

If there is one country which loves all things green and blossoming, it is the United Kingdom. Fertile ground, therefore, for a supplier like Farplants. The company makes good use of Container Centralen’s products and services, such as trolleys, shelves and the data matrix code on the container tags. Operations Director Simon Hawtin explains.

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Alex Andersen

Alex Andersen Ølund A/S is one of the biggest Scandinavian transport companies for plants and flowers. The family-run business operates in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and several other European countries. It’s also the main service provider for Container Centralen in Scandinavia. For many years, ‘AA’ and ‘CC’ have had a close relationship. And recently, that bond has – literally – become even closer.

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Jan Arts transport services

Of a certain age, but completely modern: Jan Arts Transport Services, in Holland’s southerly region of De Peel, celebrates its 90th birthday in 2019. At its core, it still is a truly family business. And it has happily worked with Container Centralen for some thirty years: “It all runs smoothly, so we are only in touch a few times per year, at the most. But that’s always very pleasant.”

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Dümmen Orange

Dümmen Orange connects the world via the language of flowers and plants. Because flowers and plants bring out the best in people; beauty, happiness, love and a zest for life. A stunning mission which, in practice, requires well-organised logistics. Huib Moor is the planner who has been responsible for the logistics processes for the past year.

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Celieplant

Sustainability is a ‘hot topic’ which is also on the consumer agenda. Customers are more and more demanding, while product pricing is are coming under increasing pressure. It’s a tricky combination but that didn’t stop Celieplant/Bouquetnet taking a leap towards the future a few years ago. They opted for a brand new sustainable site. Commercial director Peter Janmaat: “We wouldn’t be where we are today if we hadn’t taken that step.”

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