‘Quality is a choice - Service is an art’
Quality is a very conscious choice, just as much for our family business as for the customer. The price pressure in our industry weighs very heavy, and those who only use price as their selection criterion will always find someone who is prepared to do the job for less.
We very deliberately choose quality in everything we do. First as regards all our employees, the choice of our rolling stock, the development of our networks and location of our branches, the choice of partners with whom we want to take our service to a higher level. Quality is also the watchword for the continuation of the family business by our three sons, the financial stability that my wife Véronique closely monitors on a daily basis.
‘To stand still is to go backwards’ and that certainly does not fit with the future-oriented strategy developed by Corneel Geerts Transportgroup. If the challenge of the future is to be met head-on, every part of the organisation needs to be critically scrutinised. ‘Quality’ is also the courage to do this.
As a transport company with over half a century of experience, we have increasingly been focusing on logistics services in the last few years, as a logical complement to our transport activities. The acquisition of the site in Maasmechelen is a major step forward for Corneel Geerts Transportgroup, for both transport and logistics.
Brussels, Zeebrugge, Lille, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Venlo, Aachen and Luxembourg are all barely 250 km away from this new hub. Within a 500 km radius, we can serve cities such as Paris, Dijon, Metz, London, Dover, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Basel.
We now have over 20,000 m² of storage space, ADR certification, space for 4000 pallets, all equipped with the latest scanning technology and a tried-and-tested online inbound & outbound system. Our customers have real-time information about where their goods are online at all times.
Corneel Geerts Transportgroup is a modern company on the move, but there is also one extremely important constant: “We are a ‘people company’, a family business where employees are not just numbers but partners and part of our family,” Marc Geerts confirms. “We do everything possible to create a happy working environment for all our staff. That translates to quality for our people and for the customer.”