RAI Amsterdam has renewed its cooperation with worldwide logistics service provider DB Schenker as its official fairs and exhibitions freight forwarder with five years, until 2023.
The contract was signed during the 50th edition of the prestigious IBC exhibition, the largest annual trade event in the Dutch capital taking place between 15-19 September 2017.
"The 24/7 service and pleasant cooperation with DB Schenker results in very satisfied customers," says Paul Riemens, CEO of RAI Amsterdam. At the same time, Riemens sees a challenge. "The logistics landscape is strongly on the move. New mobility solutions offer new opportunities to optimize the logistics services around the RAI. With DB Schenker we trust to have a partner who is proactively contributing and innovating in our business.”
Lars Pohlmann, Senior Vice President Fairs & Exhibitions - Sporting Events - Oil & Gas at Schenker Logistics BeNeLux: "We regard the continuation and expansion of our partnership as a challenge to continue in constantly surpassing the customer expectations together with RAI Amsterdam. That is our added value as a logistics partner.”
In the Benelux, DB Schenker is one of the top 3 logistics service providers. With over 4,000 employees, 28 strategically located logistics centers and offices, Schenker offers complete integrated services in the areas of transport on land, air freight, ocean freight, fairs & events, contract logistics and supply chain management. Together with nine other clusters in Europe, Schenker Logistics BeNeLux forms the European region.
RAI Amsterdam is an international fairs and congress organization. It organizes events in the Netherlands and abroad and they operate the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam, located on the Zuidas. Yearly, RAI Amsterdam welcomes about 1.5 million visitors during approximately 500 events, including fairs, congresses, corporate events and other events. Furthermore the organization also provides event related services to organizers, exhibitors and visitors. More information: www.rai.nl.
Schenker Logistics BeNeLux
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