Slimstock has been awarded the prestigious Dutch logistics prize. Slimstock were recognised by the judging panel as the 35th winner of the converted award for its unique vision in the field of inventory management.
A benchmark for the logistics sector
Committed to raising the standard of inventory and supply chain knowledge, Slimstock’s vision adds value for customers, ensures national and international growth and provides benefits in the field of sustainability.
According to the jury, Slimstock were awarded this prize due to their innovative approach to inventory optimisation and for setting a benchmark for the logistics sector.
Even in difficult times, such as during the corona pandemic, Slimstock has been able to maintain growth thanks to its focus on customer satisfaction, product innovation, knowledge development and measurable results.
Successor of Coolblue
Slimstock succeeds Coolblue, who received the prize in 2018. CEO, Eric van Dijk reacts to this achievement: “We are of course extremely proud of this award. But I also feel that as winners, we must not only set a good example, we must support the wider supply chain community by finding solutions together and sharing knowledge where possible.”
“Good software alone does not lead to improvement, it also requires training, knowledge and continuous development.”
Eric van Dijk, CEO at Slimstock
Knowledge development central to success
Slimstock’s mindset is all about helping each other to continuously improve. Knowledge is therefore central to Slimstock’s success, not software.
Sales & Business Development Manager Jan Kraaijeveld adds: “There is always room for improvement. And together, we look for where these opportunities to advance exist. After a while, it is easy to lose focus or perhaps you lack the right knowledge to address the pain points. That’s why when I’m with clients, I always ask why they do things the way they do. If I understand how processes work and how they can be optimised, we can manage the inventory in a smarter way.”
About The Dutch Logistics Award
Every year, The Logistics Management Association (vLm) awards a logistics company for demonstrating exceptional performance in the field of logistics. The accolade recognises projects for both innovation and successful delivery.
As a platform to stimulate entrepreneurship within the Dutch logistics profession, the acclaimed company must be a source of inspiration and set an example for other companies to follow.
Slimstock is the European market leader in inventory optimisation. With the combination of their people and software (Slim4), Slimstock has been improving supply chains all over the world for over 25 years. During this time, they have become a global player with over 1,200 customers across 50 countries and a presence on every continent. With more than 350 professionals and 22 offices, Slimstock helps its customer to create winning supply chains.
The Slimstock Academy, one of the largest educational institutions in the industry, supports Slimstock’s customers and industry professions to develop their supply chain knowledge and skills. By helping them to optimise systems, processes and people, they perform at their best every day.