Crestron appoints H.Essers as its new Logistics Provider in EMEA

H.Essers will handle all logistic, administrative and customs activities with specific picking and storage solutions.

Rijmenam Belgium- Crestron has appointed H.Essers as its forward and reverse logistics partner for the EMEA region. The agreement starts January 1st 2016.

Under the terms of the agreement, H.Essers will provide Crestron a brand new state of the art building for the repair and assembly activities, and its inventory in Kampenhout, just 5 miles from Brussels international airport. H.Essers will handle all logistic, administrative and customs activities with specific picking and storage solutions.

Robin van Meeuwen, CEO of Crestron EMEA says: "We are very pleased to appoint H.Essers because they show a true understanding for technically complex, multi-cultural logistics. This combined with the high expectations our customers have to receive their products in an efficient, correct and timely manner is crucial for the further growth of our company. We feel that the personal approach by H.Essers is of great importance to work side by side in our efforts to further expand Crestron EMEA and to warrant the internal changes to grow our business."

Pascal Vranken, COO of H.Essers, comments "This agreement is the result of two international growing companies combining their efforts. Innovation is of crucial importance for both companies. Crestron is a top innovative player in the development of professional control and automation systems. H.Essers is a specialist in redesigning traditional logistic processes in order for us to offer efficient and durable solutions within the complex and very dynamic world of high tech and communication.

This partnership fits perfectly well within the strategic development of our Technical Care segment where the added value in logistics support such as repair and reverse logistics are core activities. We are therefore thrilled that Crestron has chosen H.Essers as their partner and we are convinced that we can add added value to their service model."

As of 1 January 2016, 18 Crestron employees will be based from H.Essers' logistics site in Kampenhout. H.Essers will employ over 20 additional people to further support the logistics element of these activities in order to be able to offer the best service possible.

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