FDC beat 48 world wide hauliers to carrier of the year from Bosal
“BOSAL named FDC Holdings as carrier of the year 2014. FDC delivered a outstanding delivery performance for our home market deliveries in the UK. The award has been handed over last week at our head office in Lummen, Belgium. We thank the FDC team for their dedication and great work for BOSAL”, Bart M. Broekmaat
FDC Managing Direct Peter Allen with BOSAL International Group Transportation Manager Bart M. Broekmaat
Established in 1923 in Alkmaar, the Bosal Group is Dutch registered, headquartered in Lummen, Belgium. The annual turnover in 2011 was in excess of € 796 million. The Bosal Group employs over 5,500 people in 34 manufacturing plants and 18 distribution centres. Bosal´s customer base includes all major car manufacturers worldwide as well as a variety of leading industrial conglomerates.
“BOSAL’s core business going forward is to develop and deliver fully integrated emission control and energy conversion customer solutions including automotive carrier and protection systems around the globe. The global automotive market has shown a further recovery from previous years and we are pleased that BOSAL was well positioned to benefit from this recovery.
We continue to invest in research and development, process technology and people with a focus to achieve high-tech, science-based and innovative technology leadership. BOSAL is a result-driven organisation, with a desire to provide unsurpassed customer satisfaction through superior quality and premium value. We have strong and distinctive core competencies recognized by our customers. A key strength is our agility, which is unusual for a company of our size and reach. With our global presence, we are very well placed to meet the requirements of a 24-hour global economy. In particular we are ramping up our presence in China, which could soon account for half the world’s car production.
Our four global strategic initiatives are:
• To expand our research and development activities
• To ensure that our factories around the world deliver the highest standards of quality and efficiency
• To invest in our employees
• To bring smart, innovative, competitive products to market that solve the technical challenges ahead.
This restructuring aimed at rightsizing our manufacturing footprint whilst adapting this footprint to better meet our customer global manufacturing requirements, is progressing according to plan”, Aad Goudriaan, BOSAL President & Chief Executive Officer.