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The Netherlands, your best located e-gate to Europe

Why?

Central location within the European consumer market
Reach 244 million European consumers within 1000KM
Excellent connectivity to all European destinations
Our extensive hinterland connections via rail, road, river and short sea give many options to transport the goods to their final destination within 24hrs
World class fiscal and customs environment
Our VAT deferment means you do not have to pay VAT until your goods are sold
Strong logistics base for e-commerce
We have many specialized LSPs who can handle most complex e-commerce demands
Highest quality and competitive cost
According to benchmarks The Netherlands offers the highest quality at competitive cost

The Netherlands, your best location for the most successful E-commerce operations in Europe

As one of the crossroads of trade within Europe, The Netherlands ranks consistently as a top destination.

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Stan de Caluwe, Senior Supply Chain manager

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E-commerce is booming. There is no business growth without an efficient e-fulfillment model from your manufacturer to your customer. With logistics making a big difference in customer satisfaction you want a logistics solution to concur the European e-market.

The Netherlands makes extensive use of IT to deliver optimized supply chain solutions

Our strong presence in e-fulfillment operations with Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) specialized in e-commerce supply chains and specialized support services, guarantee a fast, flexible omni-channel service.

The Netherlands close proximity to Europe’s main urban regions provides easy and ample opportunities to grow your market

Europe’s major e-commerce markets Germany, the UK and France are within a few hours’ reach. Most European countries can be reached within one to three days with regular road transport and parcel networks. Express networks provide opportunities for next or same day delivery in Europe.

The Netherlands is the best connected country in the world served by its extensive infrastructure with main ports and multimodal connections to Europe’s hinterland

Short lead times and late order cut-off times make for a fast and easy access to European overnight transport networks.

Dutch LSPs are the no 1 logistics performer in the EU, offering high quality integrated supply chains at low costs

Value Added Logistics (VAL) include assembly, reverse logistics and repair, but also testing, sampling and quality control or customization and configuration. Value Added Services (VAS) give possibilities for i.e. inventory management, fiscal representation, control towers, bonded warehousing or forward stock locations.

The ease of doing business in The Netherlands is visible in our highly digitized, pro-business fiscal and customs legislations

Opportunities like bonded warehousing and VAT deferment not only makes your entrance to the European market easier and smoother, it also gives you a substantial cash flow benefit. Upfront ruling and easy to obtain customs licenses make your supply chain faster, more efficient and cost-saving!

Grow your business, use The Netherlands as your e-gateway to Europe

Europe’s major e-commerce markets Germany, the UK and France are within a few hours’ reach. Most European countries can be reached within one to three days with regular road transport and parcel networks. Express networks provide opportunities for next or same day delivery in Europe.