In recent years, Tschudi Logistics has experienced positive development. A growing demand has resulted in an onboarding of nine employees in 2018, and now the expansion has led to the reopening of the office in Rotterdam. It is the eighth office in the Tschudi Logistics Group that now covers Scandinavia, Estonia, Russia, and China. Kees Van der Steen is the Managing Director of the Dutch office, and his experience from working many years in the shipping and logistics industries supports the plan to further strengthen the market position of the Tschudi Logistics Group.
Rotterdam – the next logical step
To meet the growing demand, an expansion of both the workforce and geographical reach is necessary. In 2016, the group opened an office in Gothenburg, Sweden. Putting Sweden on the map has been a great success, and the Swedish team has grown from one employee to four in just two years. Rotterdam as the new location was a logical choice according to Eskil Ødegaard, CEO of the Tschudi Logistics Group:
“As a large part of our business is connected with the Benelux area, opening an office in Rotterdam was the next logical step in our expansion. An office in Rotterdam gives us full control of the logistics chain from shipper to consignee and most importantly, it will enable us to expand into new service areas.”
Connecting the West and the East
The office in Rotterdam opens for the opportunity of further developing services connected to the transportation/flow of cargo from Europe and Scandinavia to the CIS countries and the Baltics. The Dutch Managing Director Kees Van der Steen is very optimistic about the business opportunities the office in Rotterdam poses.
“Rotterdam is the place to be. The port can handle the large ships which enable us to deliver cost-effective forwarding solutions for both conventional and project cargo. Our office is just a stone’s throw from the warehouse and very close to the port, which enables me to be on site whenever needed, says Kees Van der Steen, Managing Director, Holland.
Returning to the Tschudi Family
Kees is very familiar with the Tschudi Group as he was previously the local representative for Tschudi Lines. In this regard, he was responsible for pre- and on carriage containers to and from Rotterdam for the ships sailing to ports like Drammen, Helsinki, and Tallinn. Kees states:
“I am happy to have returned to the Tschudi family. It is an incredible strength to work in a company where colleagues work so closely together across offices. Being experienced for more than 40 years in the Port of Rotterdam, I can surely say that it is good to be back in the business.”
Want to know more about the office in Holland?
Contact Kees Van der Steen: Mobile Phone +31 65 75 70 504 / Email firstname.lastname@example.org