Change at the top for Broekman Logistics

Rik Pek is to become chief executive of Rotterdam-based family owned Broekman Logistics, taking over from Raymond Riemen, who acted as chief executive since 1999. Pek, who started his career at Broekman Logistics in 2005, held multiple roles with a commercial and operational background, most lately as managing director of the breakbulk terminals and international freight forwarding divisions. Ulrich Steenken will also join the company as chief financial officer and ... [+]

Broekman brings it all together

Broekman Logistics has brought its Rotterdam-Pernis locations and its five Antwerp facilities operate under its own brand-name. The value-added logistics activities, including the filling of specialty chemicals, as well as the specialised warehouses in Pernis and Antwerp, will operate as Broekman Logistics Pernis and Broekman Logistics Belgium Antwerp, offering over ... [+]

Broekman brings forward Venlo opening for Brexit

Broekman Logistics has opened its new Logistic Campus at Venlo to take the pressure off its warehousing in the port of Rotterdam in anticipation of Brexit. Director of business development, Ron Kuijpers, said that the move would free up space for 10,000 pallets in the Dutch port. Broekman has also strengthened ... [+]

Broekman to set up air charter arm

Netherlands-based Broekman Logistics has set up a dedicated global air charter desk, managed by industry veteran Ton Smulders. It will offer solutions to time and capacity driven client requests and guarantees the swiftest response time to any request for solutions. [+]

Broekman appoints forwarding manager

Rotterdam-based Broekman Logistics has appointed Cor de Man as its general manager for its forwarding activities in the Netherlands and for project logistics. He has worked previously at Nedlloyd (Maersk), KPMG, UTi Worldwide and lately DSV. [+]

A2B to start Rotterdam-Teesport service

Dutch short sea operator A2B-online has acquired an additional container vessel to introduce a new three days a week service from Rotterdam to Teesport. The service will be operated by a 500teu vessel and is expected to start operations in May. The A2B service operates from the Broekman Distriport terminal (picture ... [+]

Broekman appoints project expert

Frenk Snoeck has been appointed general manager of Broekman Project Services, taking over from Jos Masselink, who retired on 1 January. The division of the Netherlands-based logistics firm focuses on heavylift cargo as well as handling, assembly, storage, and other activities for complex and overweight cargo. [+]

Broekman signs Congo shipping deal

Rotterdam-based Broekman Logistics has signed a deal with Lignes Maritime Congolaises (Congo National Shipping Line) to charter the 17,953-tonne multipurpose tweendecker Mv. Thorco Reef. The line, which already operates regular sailings from Antwerp to Boma and Matadi with other ports by inducement, plans to expand its presence in the northbound ... [+]

New warehouse man for Broekman

Rotterdam-based Broekman Logistics has appointed Ron Kuijpers as director of business development for warehousing and distribution. He brings many years of experience in a wide range of commercial and operational positions in the logistics sector, including companies such as UPS SCS, Geodis and Flextronics Logistics. Recently, he expanded and professionalised ... [+]

Broekman wraps up packaging deal

Broekman Logistics has signed a partnership agreement with Novaedes to offer seaworthy or airtight packaging of goods for shipping at its project services terminal in Waalhaven, Rotterdam. Novaedes will also use the 200sq m space at the terminal for its own packaging assignments. The amount of space can also be varied ... [+]

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