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VOKA certification Sustainable Entrepreneurship

November-2020

We are proud to announce that Gilbert De Clercq has been selected to participate in the Voka Charter Sustainable Entrepreneurship (VCDO) to further integrate sustainability within our company. We have drawn up an action plan in line with the 5 pillars of sustainable entrepreneurship (People, Planet, Partnership, Peace and Prosperity) and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals… Read more »

New IT system supporting our workshop & fleet

October-2020

Since the beginning of our company we love our fleet! We always go for the best trucks & trailers. To support our workshop & fleet we decided to invest in a new IT-system that can help our people in their daily work and will give our management team more information about our fleet and costs.… Read more »

VOKA Summer internship with Koen Metsu

September-2020

Koen Metsu, mayor of Edegem and Member of the Belgian Parliament, acquainted today Gilbert De Clercq with the transport planning, workshop and logistics activities during his summer internship in close collaboration with Voka – Chamber of Commerce Antwerp-Waasland.

Social distancing devices

June-2020

Gilbert De Clercq uses social distancing devices to keep our employees safe and engaged.   As part of a project launched by VIL, Gilbert De Clercq tests different digital devices of leading tech players. The target is to support logistic operators in the accelerated and safe deployment of employees through wearable technology that maintains social… Read more »

The challenging COVID-19 period

March-2020

During this challenging COVID-19 period, our Gilbert De Clercq team is doing great efforts to support our customers day after day.   Despite longer waiting times, peaking volumes, border controls,… we keep Moving Business Forward!

Ecocombi powered by LNG

December-2019

Gilbert De Clercq has his first LNG Powered Ecocombi on the road. Due to the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this Ecocombi saves up to 40% of CO2 exhaust compared to a normal truck. This will be the first most environmental friendly truck combination on the Belgian roads. Watch the video:     

Gilbert De Clercq runs business forward

September-2019

The 8th of September, the city centre of Sint- Niklaas coloured orange during the Balloon Run. Our employees and their kids, family and friends ran 1,5 – 5 or 10 km. We also would like to thank all the fans who came to cheer for our team!            

Gilbert De Clercq Hercules Team wins 2 times!

June-2019

On Saturday June 22nd, Gilbert De Clercq participated at the famous Hercules Trophy Event in Mechelen. With more than 150 participating teams, Gilbert De Clercq’s DNA was extremely challenged during 12 exceptional Hercules labours. We defended our last year’s title with the same enthusiasm, passion, motivation and respect.  This under the motto “Your vision, Our… Read more »

Primary school students visit Gilbert De Clercq

May-2019

Traditionally Gilbert De Clercq organizes annually a blind spot training for its own employees to raise their awareness of vulnerable road users. However, on Tuesday, May 7, we received a visit from the students of the 6th grade of the primary school Temse-Velle . These 12 year olds experienced the blind spot danger and learned… Read more »

Brand new Gilbert De Clercq trailers

February-2019

Some brand new Gilbert De Clercq trailers delivered as a further expansion of our fleet to support the growth of our customers. All these trailers are equipped with telematics, TAPA certified safety locks and anti-theft curtains to secure better the loading and to avoid intruders and theft. Watch the video:    

Gilbert De Clercq starts 2019 with a sustainable investment in solar panels

January-2019

2 logistics buildings in Puurs were equipped with solar panels. The 2 solar parks will generate no less than 400,000 kWh per year, resulting in an annual CO2 reduction of 304 tonnes. After obtaining the lean and green star in early 2018, Gilbert De Clercq can not be stopped anymore. All investments are part of… Read more »

Gilbert De Clercq receives Welt-award

November-2018

On Thursday November 15th , 2018 we closed the Welt-project of VOKA Waasland together with the organizers and participating companies. In the “Paleis” in Antwerp we could enjoy an interactive presentation of “Imboorling” with guest speaker Merel De Vleeschauwer. Themes such as employer branding, employee engagement, employment measures, innovative labor organisation,…were discussed extensively and experiences by the participating companies… Read more »

The Gilbert De Clercq butterfly is born!

August-2018

Gilbert De Clercq is fully committed to significantly reduce our CO2 emissions per tonne-kilometre. After achieving the Lean & Green star in 2017, we wish to further reduce our CO2 emissions by, amongst other things, focusing on additional LHVs and alternative fuel vehicles. The first vehicles on LNG are a fact! To create a distinction… Read more »

Gilbert De Clercq has the Coolest Hercules Team.

May-2018

Gilbert De Clercq won The Coolest Hercules Trophy 2018. The event “Hercules” is very famous and has several succesful editions in Mechelen, Dubai, New York, München, Johannesburg and Madrid. Gilbert De Clercq participated for the first time and immediatly won the price for Coolest Team. The Gilbert De Clercq Team defended the orange and brown colors under… Read more »

Training Gilbert De Clercq drivers

April-2018

In order to improve safety and customer satisfaction, we organized a training for our motivated drivers.

The Huge Voka Business Quiz

April-2018

Gilbert De Clercq participates in the campaign “The Big Voka Business Quiz”. Our business idea was included as a question in the quiz and put on a banner  that can be admired today on our site “Pullaar Logistics”. This makes Gilbert De Clercq one of the 400 companies throughout Flanders that supports this huge campaign! Why… Read more »

Gilbert De Clercq receives the Lean and Green Star!!!

February-2018

In 2011, Gilbert De Clercq submitted a project to the Flemish Institute for Logistics (VIL) to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 20% over a period of 5 years, a reduction that after approval by VIL was awarded with a Lean and Green Star. A working group was set up at the beginning of last… Read more »

Traffic Lesson ‘Blind Spot Accidents’ @ the Grand Place of Sint-Niklaas

December-2017

Every year there are a number of deaths caused by traffic accidents with trucks as a result of the ‘Blind Spot’. Therefore Gilbert De Clercq organized on Tuesday the 28th of November, 2017 a traffic lesson concerning this ‘Blind Spot’ for the children of  the Berkenboom Mozaïek school. On the Grand Place of Sint-Niklaas there were… Read more »

Kanaal Z – Trendsetter

October-2017

Gilbert De Clercq on Kanaal Z for LOGISTICS TV in trendsetter. Over the years, Gilbert De Clercq has evolved from a provider of transport services, through warehousing and value-added logistics solutions, to solutions that address the entire supply chain. Click here to view the video                       

Balloon run

September-2017

On Sunday afternoon the 3th of September 2017, the Grand Place of Sint-Niklaas colored orange. The Gilbert de Clercq running and supporting team counted more than 70 people. Running business forward during the balloon run 2017. Proud to be part of this amazing team.         

Truckrun

August-2017

Only happy faces on the 1st edition of the Truckrun in Haasdonk on  Sunday the 13th of August 2017. Truckers 4 you organized this event to give people with a disability an unforgettable experience. Of course Gilbert De Clercq was present!!!  

Moving business forward @ “Pullaar Logistics”

June-2017

The start of the inbound operations @ the new warehouse “Pullaar Logistics” in Puurs, Belgium. Watch the video: Some impressions:            

Successful Jobday Drivers CE

June-2017

On Saturday June 17th, 2017 a Jobday for Drivers CE took place at our Headquarters. The big attendance and the sun made it a successful event. The candidates received more info on the practical side of the job, but could also sense the ambience within Gilbert De Clercq. “Here you will work in a transparent, open culture… Read more »

Low Noise fridge trailers

March-2017

As stated in our new baseline “moving business forward” we are continuously searching for the latest innovations to improve our core business.

New warehouse “Pullaar Logistics” in Puurs

December-2016

The groundbreaking ceremony of our new warehouse “Pullaar Logistics” in Puurs” on 16 December 2016.   Watch the video:   Some impressions of this special day: