June 5, 2013 – Guildford, UK Leading Dutch Logistics Service Provider Broekman Group has selected Kewill’s supply chain execution platform, Kewill Logistics, to replace the legacy systems previously in use by its logistics division.
Headquartered in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, with 750 employees worldwide, Broekman Group is a “one stop” logistics service provider offering global multimodal transport, warehousing and customs management services. With Kewill Logistics, Broekman Group’s Logistics division is putting in place a single integrated platform for managing its sea, air and road forwarding, warehousing and Customs processes.
The software solution will be implemented across the division’s multiple sites and will support its full range of global logistics activities, with optional automated handling of electronic Customs declarations. By implementing Kewill Logistics, Broekman Group will benefit from more streamlined logistics processes and better service delivery for its key customers.
“We definitely needed to invest in a single, company-wide IT solution for our Logistics Division, a system that differentiates through automatic integration of multiple logistics data flows, for example Port Community Systems, E-commerce platforms for Sea and Air Freight exchange, Customs declarations and last but not least our key customers’ ERP-systems.”, says Raymond Riemen CEO at Broekman Group. “Furthermore, we will see significant business improvements due to all management reports now coming from the same source, the new centralized Kewill system that manages all operations across the division. This is of great importance in carrying out our corporate governance policy and ensuring accurate stakeholder reporting.”
Jan-Paul Boos, Senior Vice President EMEA at Kewill: “We are very pleased with the confidence that a leading 3PL provider such as Broekman Group has in us to automate their core business processes. This project underlines Kewill’s leading position in the logistics industry for supply chain execution software combined with our specialism the truly unique ability to offer integrated processing of data flows between the numerous systems of all kind of relevant market parties.”
Broekman Logistics is a reliable “one stop” logistics service provider, with highly trained staff dedicated to improving the efficiency of customers’supply chains.
We offer unrivalled industry knowledge and expertise, whether your requirement is for warehousing, trans-shipping, distribution by train, truck, ship or airplane, or a combination of all these.
Our headquarters are in Rotterdam, the distribution port of Europe, where we own extensive warehouses and we have branch offices across The Netherlands. However, our comprehensive global network extends well beyond this, spanning Benelux, Central Europe and Asia, whilst being part of various NVOCC networks further broadens our reach, to cover all continents.
Kewill is a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions with a focus on multi-modal transportation management for enterprises and logistics service providers to manage the movement of goods and information around the globe.
We deliver innovative software for business-critical global supply chain requirements through our three product suites: Logistics, to support freight forwarding, transport, warehousing and customs compliance; Transportation and Shipping, to enable parcel, LTL, TL and desktop shipping and export trade compliance, and; Business to Business Integration, to drive B2B eCommerce, order management and supply chain integration
Our customers rely on our deep domain knowledge to improve their business processes, exchange information and provide visibility to simplify the management of their supply chains.
Established in 1972, Kewill has over 7,000 customers around the world including Bayer, Black & Decker, DHL, Hankyu Hanshin, Hitachi, Ingersoll Rand, Mothercare, UPS, Scott’s & Co and TNT.