Every morning, Mariëtta van Wijk drives from her house in Amsterdam to WDP’s office in Breda to do her job as Director Business & Legal Nederland. She told us what she likes about working at WDP, what keeps her going in her job and in her life.
The logistics sector is in full bloom, but it also faces major challenges. Just think of the technological evolution or the busy roads. We asked Luc Ysebaert, commercial director at Willy Naessens Group, what their vision of the future is.
It sounds like an easy slogan, but it may become a reality one day. After all, in April, a patent was submitted in the US for the construction of an underwater warehouse.
A new month… a new WDP Digest! We have once again collected news items that are not to be missed, upcoming trends, and interesting facts from the logistics world, from innovative bridges to green urban distribution.
Tech entrepreneur, Jurgen Ingels, joined WDP at the beginning of 2018. His intention? Increase the strength of WDP at a technological level. But we want to get to know the person behind the entrepreneur, so we asked him to tell us something more about himself, what drives him, and his plans.
On 11 April, Joris Keizers was awarded the title of Logistics Manager of 2018. The Group operations manager of producer Veco owes this to his work for Process Mining in logistics. Tijs van Driel, COO of Red je Pakketje, was awarded the title of ‘Young Logistics Talent of 2018’ on Wednesday.
The persistent traffic jam problems of today demand innovative solutions. So, tech giants like Uber and Tesla are searching for alternatives. Will we soon be getting around in flying cars? Or, more likely, in some kind of high-speed underground train? One of these inventions will probably become the Next Big Thing.