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Corona has the world in a grip …

Corona has the world in a grip. Health is paramount and at SILS we strictly follow government instructions. I quarantined at home after a travel companion of mine turned out to be infected. With the MT from SILS we have a call every morning and almost all our office workers work from home. Fortunately, SILS …

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Headwind, tailwind

(Nederlands) Momenteel is het letterlijk behoorlijk stormachtig om ons heen in de wereld. In dit blog lees je hoe SILS met deze ‘stormen’ omgaat.

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Communicate more = plan even better

Logistics have been my job for 40 years. At various major A-brands I pressed the logistics buttons. The goods that I saw “flowing” logistically varied from candy to electronics. To just indicate the width. Since September 1, 2019, I have been active at SILS as director of warehouse operations. To start with: I view that …

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New interpretation of our ‘room to move’ theme for the benefit of employees and customers

A theme that I used earlier in my blogs is “room to move”. This literally expressed the need of SILS for a centralized warehouse, with many more square meters. With our large-scale new construction in 2019, that wish has been fulfilled. In the meantime, the great theme “room to move” is getting a new meaning. …

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(Nederlands) Spectaculaire opening nieuwbouw SILS markeert nieuwe mijlpaal

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New phase in the natural growth of SILS: more seniority and expertise at management level

Like any ambitious company, also SILS follows a certain pattern of developments. A new step is usually a logical consequence of a previous successful development. We are happy to outline a new and current phase in our development: the investment in more seniority and expertise at management level. Growth in meters… SILS has grown enormously …

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Internal projects? SILS customers are the first to benefit

A number of important internal projects are currently running at SILS at the same time. From new construction to Employer Branding. Recently I have been able to share the content of these projects with you in blogs. This particular blog offers you a brief overview of our "logistics landscape" of projects. The common thread in this? Although these …

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(Nederlands) SILS maakt wérk van ‘Employer Branding’!

(Nederlands) SILS zet bewust in op de ontwikkeling van haar ‘Employer Branding’. Wat dit betekent? Dat lees je in de blog van Petra Hofs.

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(Nederlands) Uitbreiding SILS is meervoudige sprong voorwaarts

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SILS passes stringent reassessment of customs licenses without any problems

On 1 May 2016 the Union Customs Code (UCC) came into force. This new legislation meant the starting point for the Dutch Customs to reassess all previously issued customs licenses. Not some administrative formality, but this time an intensive and far-reaching audit process. The good news is that SILS endured this profound test on every …

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