Rotterdam Ahoy has renewed its contract with worldwide logistics service provider DB Schenker as its official fairs and exhibitions freight forwarder. The contract was signed December 2, 2022.
"The experience of DB Schenker as a service provider in fairs and exhibitions logistics – not only in the Netherlands but also globally – and their strategic view on business convinced us to renew this cooperation," says Jolanda Jansen, CEO Rotterdam Ahoy. "The logistics landscape around Ahoy has changed considerably together with the expansion of our accommodation: the new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre (RACC) and RTM Stage. Moreover, sustainability in and around our venue is becoming more and more important. The mobility solutions offered by Schenker Logistics further optimize the logistics activities around Ahoy. We have confidence that Schenker Logistics as our strategic partner will proactively contribute and innovate."
Nicole Biesheuvel, Vice President Fairs, Events & Special Logistics at DB Schenker BeNeLux: "In the last couple of years we have been working very hard realizing our joint ambitions with Rotterdam Ahoy. During the pandemic it has not been easy, however, we have been innovative and flexible – always looking for positive initiatives. We are very proud to have a solid partnership with Rotterdam Ahoy, based on confidence and future-oriented."
Photo: Rotterdam Ahoy and DB Schenker sign contract. From left to right: Alastair Carr (Manager Events Rotterdam Ahoy), Emile Goossens (CFO DB Schenker BeNeLux), Nicole Biesheuvel (VP Fairs, Events & Special Logistics DB Schenker BeNeLux), Jaap Bruining (CEO DB Schenker BeNeLux) and Jolanda Jansen (CEO Rotterdam Ahoy). © DB Schenker | Rotterdam Ahoy