Together with VIB Vermögen, we have signed a memorandum of intent to jointly expand our logistical real estate portfolio in the German regions of North Rhine-Westphalia, Bremen and Hamburg. With this complementary addition of our existing activities we are both able to offer a better geographical reach to our customers. WDP and VIB Vermögen will be brought into a 50/50 joint venture.
Self-driving delivery vans, warehouse robots, and self-organising logistics. No idea seems too crazy for logistics, according to last month’s news reports. This latest issue of WDP Digest is dedicated to autonomous technology in the logistics sector.
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We start the new month with a new WDP Digest. For the logistics sector, spring brings us new ideas, innovative solutions, and hope for improvement. Read about bio-fuel and low-sulphur heating oil, the launching of Uber Freight in the Netherlands, and the challenges for zero-emission zones.
Facility Manager Joris De Paep manages thirty warehouses in Belgium and Northern France with the same care and common sense as if they were his own. We asked Joris how he fills his days. Meet one of the faces behind ‘Warehouses with brains’.
Double party at WDP! Because 20 years after going public on the Brussels Stock Exchange, our stock has now been included in the Bel-20, the index of the most important stocks on the stock exchange. The actual inclusion takes effect on 18 March 2019 and is part of an annual review of the Bel-20 by Euronext.
The Bel-20 Index
Companies must meet a number of conditions to be included in the Bel-20 Index. Euronext takes into account the market value of the company, the freely tradable shares or free float, and liquidity.
We will start the new month with a new WDP Digest, in which digitalisation and automation are key. Read more about logistics cloud platforms, smart forklifts, and how the Rotterdam Port Authority pursues its ambition of being the smartest port with the Internet of Things.