TGW Logistics Group moves to the logistics hotspot of West Brabant, The Netherlands

TGW Logistics Group moves to the logistics hotspot of West Brabant, The Netherlands

Ambitious systems integrator aiming for market share of more than 15 per cent within 5 years

Thursday, June 2, 2016 — Oud Gastel, the Netherlands – On the 1st of June 2016 TGW Logistics Group, a global market leader in dynamic and automated logistics solutions for warehousing, production, order picking and distribution, celebrated the opening of its new Benelux office in the Frame 21 business centre. The event was attended by both customers and partners. The office is based in the Borchwerf logistics business park in the municipality of Oud Gastel, in the Dutch region of West Brabant and is the culmination of a very busy and successful first year in the 

"We surpassed our initial targets considerably," says Hans De Sutter, Head of Sales TGW Benelux. "We won two very large strategic projects within TVH and Bol.com. We have also expanded the Benelux team and set up our new office in Oud Gastel."

Accessibility was the decisive factor in choosing a location. From Oud Gastel, TGW can serve both the Belgian and the Dutch markets, and attract employees from both countries. In the quest for the ideal location, TGW was supported by the Brabant Development Corporation (BOM), the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) and the West Brabant Regional Development Corporation (REWIN).

Ambitious targets
TGW is experiencing significant growth in the Benelux, due to its role as an integrator of total solutions and the healthy development of e-commerce.

"The evolution in e-commerce provides tremendous opportunities. We recently began offering Life Time Services, a total package of maintenance services of our systems and facilities, so as to serve our customers even better", Hans De Sutter continues. "We are aiming for market share of 15 to 20 per cent in the Benelux within 5 years. We have big ambitions."

Therefore, TGW are looking to recruit technicians, software developers and logistics consultants both from Belgium and The Netherlands to join the team.

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About TGW Logistics Group:
TGW Logistics Group is a global leading systems provider of highly dynamic, automated and turn-key logistics solutions. Since 1969 the company has been implementing different internal logistics solutions, from small material handling applications to complex logistics centres.

With about 2,500 employees worldwide by now, the Group implements logistics solutions for leading companies in various industries. In the business year 2014/15, the TGW Logistics Group generated sales revenues of 475 million Euros.

Left: Peter Somers, CEO -owner of SprintPack<br/>Middle: Georg Kirchmayr, President TGW Logistics Group<br/>Right: Andy Smith, Managing Director Northern Europe at TGW Logistics Group
Peter Somers, CEO-owner of SprintPack
Hans De Sutter, Head of Sales TGW Benelux
Left: Frits Harteveld, Alderman municipality Halderberge<br/>Right: Georg Kirchmayr, President TGW Logistics Group
Georg Kirchmayr, President TGW Logistics Group
From left to right: David Jenkinson (Finance Director at TGW Limited), Hans De Sutter (Head of Sales TGW Benelux), Lars De Vries (Project Manager BOM), Pieter van Gent (Senior Project Manager NFIA)
Andy Smith, Managing Director Northern Europe at TGW Logistics Group
Georg Kirchmayr, President TGW Logistics Group

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Hans De Sutter

Head of Sales Benelux

TGW Logistics Group