Invest in your business, invest in Holland!
- Central location within the European market
- Reach 244 million consumers within 1000 kilometers
- First-class infrastructure
- Our world-class airport, top-ranked seaports and high-speed road, rail and broadband networks are second to none
- The Dutch are fluent in English
- Some 90% of Dutch speak English — the language of business worldwide — and many people are multilingual
- Favorable business climate
- Efficient and cost-effective customs service: flexible approach, facilitating trade, highly digitized
- A constructive government approach to trade
- A good business climate for an optimal European supply chain
The Netherlands, your reliable and constructive European business partner
As one of the crossroads of trade within Europe, The Netherlands ranks consistently as a top destination.
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What makes the investment climate in The Netherlands so attractive that so many multinationals set up their headquarters or supply chain in Holland?
When setting up a business in Europe you want objective advice based on expertise. Why should you invest in Holland and not invest elsewhere in Europe? Easy. The Netherlands has the best business-supportive regulations regarding foreign investment.
Finding the ideal partner
We believe that an optimal supply chain starts with supporting business strategies and excellent customer experience. Thus, we help in finding international companies the ideal partner for their logistic activities.
Who can help me to set up business in Europe?
How do I find the right service providers for my specialized business? Help me with European regulations? Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC) represents the Dutch logistics sector and is specialized in finding the answer to your European supply chain challenges. HIDC gives neutral, free of charge and confidential advice, guaranteeing you the best solution for your logistic operations. Whether that solution lies in The Netherlands or elsewhere in Europe.
Looking at the economic overview of Europe, Holland The Netherlands’ strategic location stands out. Our economic stability, low inflation and long-term interest rates, as well as a low government deficit and state debt, create the ideal business investment climate. Dutch pro-active regulations regarding taxes and duties make setting up your supply chain via The Netherlands not only easy but also cost-efficient.
Pioneers in sustainability
We, in Holland, invest in our role as your gateway to Europe. Our
main ports and excellent infrastructure make extensive use of IT to deliver optimized supply chain solutions. We are pioneers in environmentally sustainable logistics and silent logistics. Having Europe’s largest, innovative and differentiated feet, we are the future in sustainable logistics.
Find your European partner, welcome to The Netherlands.
Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC) represents the Dutch logistics sector and is specialized in finding the answer to your European supply chain challenges. HIDC gives neutral, free of charge and confidential advice, guaranteeing you the best solution for your logistic operations. Whether that solution lies in The Netherlands or elsewhere in Europe.