Tailormade Logistics was founded in 1996 by Bert Vandecaveye at the Port of Ghent, Belgium. Ghent is located close to Europe’s main gateways, only 3 hours from Paris, London, Cologne, Amsterdam, etc.
Excellent road, rail and inland waterways make Ghent an ideal logistics centre for Europe.
- Worldwide deep-sea connections within 30 minutes (Antwerp/Terneuzen)
- 50 minutes to the ports of Zeebrugge and Vlissingen
- 2hr to the port of Rotterdam
- European daily rail connections with north and south Europe
- Short-sea connections with Scandinavia, Russia, UK, Ireland
- Airports Paris, London, Amsterdam, Cologne, Brussels within 3 hours
Twenty years later, Tailormade Logistics is the fastest-growing logistics service-provider and an award winning transport and logistics company. ‘We rely on outstanding customer service and innovation to stay ahead in a competitive world', says Bert Vandecaveye. ‘The key to our success is simple. ‘Give your customers knowledge, ease and savings.’
It is obvious that Tailormade Logistics has never been afraid right from the start to look at the business from a totally different angle in order to find that really new attractive cost-saving concept.
Tailormade Logistics has won Awards such as: HR awards (including multicultural and diversity awards), many Environmental Awards, Fastest Growing Company for many years in a row, Green truck Award, etc.
Tailormade Logistics was the first transport group in Belgium with trucks running on natural gas. We were the first with special XL mega-trailers, high-capacity trailers, the first to introduce reverse logistics in automotive and fashion retail business, the first with a new city distribution concept, the first to introduce the automotive cross-dock and fashion cross-dock.