Heavy Transport

Heavy Transport

Heavy Transport

Logistic Consultancy
Van der Meer Logistic Consultancy is as an experienced interim buyer specializing in all phases of the supply chain

Interim procurement manager


Are you looking for an interim category lead buyer who really understands the logistic business out there? With 20+ experience in worldwide transport? With 10 a track record of 10 years interim management?

Then look please look at my profile. I can hit the ground running and turn your global logistics in best of class procurement. I have taken interim procurement rolls starting with 6€M trough 70M€ annually.

Leadership category lead buyer

Cradle to grave category management for category Logistics, Freight, Warehousing, 3PL, 4PL, Air, Sea, Road, Rail

  • Experience on both sides of the category, buying and selling logistics
  • Freight rates and logistic costs benchmarking
  • Deep know how of the category transport and logistics worldwide
  • Deep knowledge of supply chain, ERP systems
  • Always conduct a personal audit before buying at vendors
  • Support of category commitments and initiatives, including mentoring all category members on negotiation skill development and techniques
  • Leads project initiatives, beyond product, to ensure efficient “procure-to-pay'' cycle

Vision & Planning category logistics

  • Development and implementation of the Procurement Strategy
  • Correspond realized financial savings commitments, including regular status updates
  • Support the planning and execution of strategies resulting in optimal value

Communication & Relationship Building

  • Engage shareholders (i.e., divisions, category managers, etc.) to understand business needs
  • Develop negotiation strategies to achieve objectives
  • Lead discussions with business owners, leaders, and key decision makers within the supply chain
  • Achieve unique, collaborative and globally competitive sourcing solutions that differentiate from its competitors
  • Collaborates with Category and Brand Managers to provide strategic support

Category & Vendor Management logistics

  • Responsible for all phases of Benchmarks for transport and logistics, including development of negotiation strategies, tactics, and execution plans to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ensures that agreement process results in accurate contract implementation as well as non-price considerations throughout the business cycle
  • Responsible for analyzing various inputs (ranging from cost, quality, support, service) and execute best value sourcing solutions
  • Maintain effective vendor relationships for continuous cost improvement or value creation initiatives
  • Critically monitor and analyze transport and logistics for cost-savings opportunities
  • Achieve logistic negotiated savings goal while ensuring mutual ownership logistic service goals
  • Source transport and warehousing that meet defined specifications, performance, or functionality
  • Counsel and direct vendors toward continuous improvement in performance
  • Continually seeks to identify and reduce or eliminate process and system costs
  • Executes Tenders and RFQ’s

    We can also assist you with transport and logistics of:

  • Abnormal Loads
  • Benchmark Transport
  • Break Bulk
  • Construction Equipment
  • Contracts
  • Flatbeds
  • Heavy lift Cargo
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Heavy Transport
  • Hiab Crane
  • Low Bed Transport
  • Low Loader
  • Mobile cranes
  • Modular Trailer
  • Offshore Logistik
  • Onshore Projects
  • Out of Gauge Cargo
  • Permits heavy transport
  • Pilot Cars
  • Porthandling
  • Procurement
  • Project Cargo
  • SPMT 
  • Tender
  • Wind Energy

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Bouwe van der Meer
KVK Leeuwarden: 011.177.76
VAT number: NL001456161B03


Rozenbergswijk 21 8411 KN JUBBEGA
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 6 46 84 23 31

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