De Verkeersonderneming Selects MatchBack Systems

Mar 15 2016

De Verkeersonderneming Selects MatchBack Systems Europe to Participate in Marktplaats Voor Logistiek

 

MatchBack Systems Europe is one of only 10 companies selected to be part
of a campaign to reduce congestion around the ports during rush hour.


Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Green Bay, Wis. USA – 15 March 2016 –
MatchBack Systems, Inc. (www.matchbacksystems.com), the leading
software solution to automate matchbacks in Europe and North America, is
pleased that De Verkeersonderneming selected the company to participate in the
inaugural Marktplaats Voor Logistiek program, which aims to reduce congestion
around the ports during rush hour.

“We are honored to participate in such an important program,” said André van
der Zwaan, Managing Director for MatchBack Systems in Europe. “Sustainability
is one of the core objectives of our company and we want to make sure that we
do what we can to preserve our planet for future generations. We believe
Marktplaats Voor Logistiek is an important step in the right direction.”

The MatchBack Systems’ patent-pending algorithm matches import containers
and export bookings inland to minimize the kilometers driven, increase container
efficiencies, reduce costs and emissions. Van der Zwaan added, “no one in the
industry approaches matchbacks the way we do to automate matchbacks,
provide container optimization and give the planner guidance.”

"The accessibility of the port of Rotterdam is of great importance for the economy
of Rotterdam, as well as for the Netherlands. Therefore, we are proud that the
first ten companies get started in the market for logistics," says program manager
Logistics Gerard Eijkelenboom of De Verkeersonderneming.

The nine other companies selected for the program, include: AMCS Routing
Portal Container Transferium Alblasserdam, Logistics Centre Gorinchem,
Container Monitor, Container Krimpenerwaard, Poseidon Logistics Intelligence,
ContainerMATCH, Traffic Centre for Construction Logistics and Carpooling for
Cargo.

To learn more about MatchBack Systems, please contact us at
mbsi_info@matchbacksystems.com or in Europe, please call +31 107470002 or
1.844.4ST-TURN (1.844.478.8876) in NAM.

ABOUT MATCHBACK SYSTEMS
MatchBack Systems, Inc. is a Software as a Service (SaaS) organization with an
innovative approach to street-turn (matchback) containers. The company has
designed a unique optimization technology to automate the street-turn process
on a neutral, collaborative portal for shippers, steamship lines, truckers,
forwarders and other supply chain participants who are motivated to street-turn
containers. The MatchBack Systems’ solutions are on a common platform
(MatchWerks™) to lower overall supply chain costs, improve planner efficiency
and reduce emissions. For more information visit matchbacksystems.com.

ABOUT DE VERKEERSONDERNEMING
De Verkeersonderneming is the operational organization for the “Better
Utilization” program of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment in the
Rotterdam region. The initiators of this cooperation organization, the municipality
of Rotterdam, Rotterdam The Hague Metropolitan Area, Port of Rotterdam N.V.
and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment / Department of Public Works .
VNO- NCW, MKB Rotterdam, Deltalinqs, EVO, TLN, South Holland province,
municipalities Nissewaard, Barendrecht and Krimpen aan den IJssel and
Rotterdam-Rijnmond police are the main advisors. De Verkeersonderneming is
the winner of The Golden RAI Wheel.

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MatchAdvisor, MatchBack, MatchDensity and MatchWerks are trademarks of
MatchBack Systems.

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