The Netherlands has always been progressive when it comes to energy consumption and entrepreneurship. By 2030 all buildings must be gas-free in order to reduce the strong emissions of CO2 and stop global warming. These new ecological regulations also changed a few things for Berner Produkten, an international company that planned the construction of a new warehouse in Kerkrade.
In recent years, the Netherlands, and Groningen in particular, has been shocked by earthquakes, ground and collapsing buildings caused by natural gas extraction. In addition, the enormous emissions of CO2 ensure that global warming continues to evolve with all its consequences. Moreover, fossil fuels are not infinite and will run out at some point.
The enormous emissions of CO2 and its effect on global climate change have become important items in the news the recent years.
An answer to every question on ADR-compliant distribution centres
Several of our clients active in the chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries, require warehouses that are optimized for the safe storage and handling of hazardous materials. Their distribution centres, therefore need to comply with the regulations stipulated in the ADR treaty.
How WDP supports the most ambitious cross-border logistics strategies
WDP is adding a multi-tenant distribution centre covering approximately 150,000 m² to its multimodal location at North Sea Port in Ghent (the WDPort of Ghent). Retailers X2O Badkamers, Overstock Home and Overstock Garden have entered into a long-term lease engagement.
When Decathlon launched its activities in Romania back in 2005, they started out with very few employees. Today, the Romania branch delivers essential sporting products throughout the entire country as well as Greece and Bulgaria, has 28 Romanian stores, and is looking to expand its delivery services to the Ukraine and Serbia in the future.