Date: 4/2022

On Tuesday March 29, 2022, DSV seeds Netherlands celebrated the opening of` its new warehouse. DSV seeds Netherlands has grown strongly: the volumes to be processed have doubled in the past 10 years. The extra expansion of 3900m² warehouse space is very necessary. Additional storage capacity and new loading docks.

Edwin van Sligter, director of DSV seeds Netherlands, says: "In order to support the growth of the organization and to guarantee the level of service to our relations, we have expanded and modernized our storage capacity for finished products and the forwarding space by 3,900 m². The realization of a roof of 1,400m² preceded this at the beginning of last year.

With the expansion of 3 new loading docks, we can greatly increase both the delivery and reception capacity. 300m² of offices, welfare facilities and a canteen have also been realized in the new warehouse. With the expansion, we are also taking an important step in further optimizing the product flow through the company and improving the working comfort of our employees."

In addition to the expansion of the warehouse, a brand new seed cleaner has also been put into use to purify the seeds. “With this expansion, DSV seeds is ready for the future to serve its Dutch and Belgian customers, but also to meet the large international demand through an efficiently streamlined logistics product flow,” says Van Sligter.

'For the UK merchant, grower, grounds man or green keeper this development is great news.’ Says Michael Farr Forage Manager UK and Ireland. Adding to this ‘Over 1,000t of grass and cover crop seeds come from Netherlands into the UK and these improved facilities will make allow the UK grass business to continue to grow while ensuring service level are maintained’.