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Official Logistics Supplier for BOIC

The Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee (BOIC) has signed a contract with Schenker nv in Belgium, whereby Schenker is the exclusive logistics supplier of the BOIC.

(Antwerp, 19 May 2016) As official logistics supplier of Team Belgium, Schenker nv is responsible for all transportation and logistics services on behalf of the BOIC.

DB Schenker is a global leader in sports and event logistics – with over 1,000 staff in 50 countries handling specialized sports event logistic operations dedicated to customer service, quality and sustainability – values that go hand-in-hand with the purpose of the BOIC. “We chose DB Schenker because of their extensive global experience in the provision of logistics services to major international sporting events, these include the Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Cups and other World Championship events“, says Philippe Vander Putten, CEO of the BOIC.

“We are very pleased with our partnership under the Logistics Category at this prestigious organisation. DB Schenker has established its own competence centers based on its years of experience in specifically the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Soccer and Sailing Events, which matches perfectly with the needs of the BOIC. With our global network we can guarantee a smooth transportation flow and all logistic demands will be covered according to the organizational requirements,” says Annegret Müller, Head of the Sports & Events Department of Schenker nv.

The Belgian Olympic Committee (BOIC) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC), which represents the Olympic Movement and its values in Belgium. Like the 205 other NOCs, the BOIC is recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The BOIC is first and foremost the partner for Olympic sport in Belgium. The BOIC sends delegations to various international multidisciplinary sports competitions, in collaboration with the Communities in Belgium.

Based in Antwerp, Schenker nv is one of the Belgian market’s leading integrated logistics service providers and employs 680 staff at eight branches: Antwerp, Brussels, Eupen, Mechelen, Zwevegem, Willebroek, Zaventem and Zeebrugge. DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods combining Land Transport, Air and Ocean Freight, Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Last modified: 20.05.2016

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