40″HQ containers, with over 600 different items

One of the Netherlands' largest suppliers of outdoor lighting for construction and infrastructure was looking for a party that could support them in managing their supply chain. Because with an average of 40 full 40”HQ containers on an annual basis, filled with more than 600 different items, planning and stock management is a real challenge! Fortunately, we love those kinds of challenges at EWD-Compass. And so we started working for this party. 

The company’s products range from aluminum die-casting to aluminum extrusion, from plastic injection to stainless steel, from rubber to glass, and so on. At EWD-Compass we had already taken on the sourcing, negotiation and sampling for this party before. But once that was all under control, we ran into the next problem: supply chain management. 

From A to Z

We all take on matters such as loading, inventory management, personalization, consultation on design and development with factory engineers, air freight and sea freight. After production, we check all products according to AQL guidelines and is everything ready for transport? Then that transport, whether it takes place by air or by sea, is monitored by us. We do this in close collaboration with several regular transport partners. In any case, we ensure that the products are delivered to the door time and again. Whether in the Netherlands, Germany, the UK or even Australia, we’ll take care of it!