The team of five that I worked with influenced the Airports and Transportation Security Administration on many airport projects around the USA. That role enabled me to meet many people in the Material Handling Industry and was what brought me to Vanderlande.

At Vanderlande I was in Service for a couple of years and moved to Project Execution and Project Management. I was in that role, working on Projects like JFK T4, San Juan and LAX TBIT Projects until July of 2021 when I joined the APS Spare Parts Team as Senior Manager. Today, I have the privilege of working with the best group of people in my entire career that have all contributed to our success and record sales – for our department!

It is a privilege to be part of a High Performance Team and this great company!

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Raymond Ponder, Netherlands

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Burak Zobi, Turkey

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Shital Prashant Sarode, India

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Vanderlande really is the global company that I dreamed of

Toru Suzuki, Netherlands

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What another can do, we can do better

Hans Bodewes, Netherlands

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A day to never forget

Mark Houterman, Netherlands

In 2001, after a bidding and selling phase of several years, we finally won the major Terminal 5 project at…

I celebrated my 25th anniversary not once, but twice

Diny Rotteveel, Netherlands

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Vanderlande and I go way back

David Pfaff, Netherlands

Schnitzel, fries, apple sauce and peas with carrots. These are David Pfaff’s first memories of Vanderlande. Wandering through the corridors…

Vanderlande has brought out the entrepreneur in me

Jean-Pierre van der Zanden, Netherlands

Jean-Pierre van der Zanden wouldn’t say that he’s a particularly enterprising person. But a ‘trip down memory lane’ shows that…

There’s still so much to discover about sustainability

Gerardine Piters, Netherlands

Growth isn’t about climbing your way up through the company. Gerardine Piters came to this meaningful conclusion last year. With…