My memories of successes at Vanderlande all have one thing in common: it is all teamwork that makes us successful. In very close cooperation with our customers, we can make deliveries to a success: Mark Lakerveld’s story about making deadlines and celebrating success, was one where he was our customer (Schiphol) and I was (project)managing the project.

Another example is our great team in Vancouver during delivery of the Backbone projects between 2012 and 2016. Being on the “left coast” in NA made us rely on each other a lot. You compensate where another needs help, you step over your own shadow and responsibility if the team is in need. We proved that with good understanding and communication, you can rely on colleagues in other time zones to contribute. It makes the working days actually longer if you do this right!

Vanderlande turning 75, proves that global delivery is done in a successful way. Let’s keep on working as One Team.

More memories

First team Vanderlande Spain

Felipe, Spain

I would like to share a photo of the first team of Vanderlande Spain. The photo is taken in the…

Looking back at the grand première of the Vanderlande 75 documentary

On Monday 3 June the grand première of our Vanderlande 75 documentary – “In a world of technology, a belief…

My second home!

Namdeo Sakore, India

For over six years, I’ve been engaged with Vanderlande, serving as a Team Leader. What particularly resonates with me about…

Teamwork!

Robbert Faas, Netherlands

After I recently (re)joined Vanderlande, I realized that I have to make a contribution to the 75 year stories! This…

My transition from customer to supplier seemed surreal

Ehab Lashkar, Saudi Arabia

When Ehab Lashkar was celebrating the completion of one of the largest Vanderlande baggage handling systems (BHS), little did he…

I’ve never looked so silly in my life!

Jean-Pierre Louwers, Netherlands

In January 2019 we celebrated the opening of building 55, the new Learning Center. For the occasion I wrote a…

Where’s my ten dollars?

Nick Porter, United States

Through his work in the UK and USA, Nick Porter has vast experience of negotiating tenders that are worth millions…

My friends didn’t believe my stories about the staff party

Donovan Simoes, Netherlands

Donovan Simoes works as an operator in the factory at Vanderlande. On a daily basis, he is busy making specific…

I can still see the happy faces of the students in front of me

Huub van de Weijer, Netherlands

Growth is only possible with the right people on board. At the beginning of the 1990s, Vanderlande was developing rapidly,…

We experienced the beauty of our mutual understanding, trust and respectful partnership

Jason Pan, China

While working for the SF Express project, I learned the importance of communication during different application scenarios, ways of working…