Koopman International

From its central distribution center, which is over 125.000 m², Koopman International can deliver from stock directly to its customer base of wholesalers, multiple stores and other sales outlets, serving a large section of European first-class companies. To further extend its customer service and SKU-base, Koopman International asked Van Looy Group to design the suitable logistics concept to accommodate Koopman International’s growth plans and engineer the technical utilities and construction around it.

Project information


Construction periodFase 1: Nov 2009 – Dec 2010
Fase 2: Oct 2015 – Aug 2016

LocationEmmeloord, The Netherlands

Key figures

  • 9.200m² ground floor (highbay 1)
  • 51.000 pallet locations (highbay 1)
  • 8.200m² ground floor (highbay 2)
  • 44.000 pallet locations (highbay 2)
  • 8 aisle switching ASRS pallet cranes
  • Automatic pallet wrapping lanes
  • 8 AGVs

Responsibilities Van Looy Group

  • Logistics concept engineering
  • Civil and utilities engineering
  • Construction management
  • Project management

About Koopman International

Koopman International is a renowned trading company, established in 1937, which trades over 20,000 non-food consumer goods worldwide through 24 countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa, North and South America.

Koopman International has become one of the largest importers in Europe by a continuous focus on quality, reliability and service.

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