In Memoriam : Gilbert Luciaan De ClercqFebruary-2023
With deep sadness we inform you that Gilbert Luciaan De Clercq, founder of Gilbert De Clercq in 1957, passed away at the age of 90. He was leading the company with a lot of pleasure and energy until 2007 and phased out his responsibilities during the following years to hand over the end responsibility of… Read more »
DAY OF THE TRUCKDRIVER 2022December-2022
This year, we also participated in the’ Truck Driver’s Day’ to give our drivers a special treat. Under the slogan “Thank you for every mile, you drive with a smile. Thank you for being a part of our family” they could visit our warehouses and headquarter for a hot cup of coffee, a thank-you card,… Read more »
€1085 for the Emilie Leus Fund!October-2022
€1085 for the Emilie Leus Fund! During the car free day, the office employees donated 1€ per zero emission travelled km. The donation was done to Vincent Leus, the father of Emilie. He came to tell his touching story about his daughter who was the victim of a fatal traffic accident because of driving with… Read more »
Knights of the Road 2022October-2022
On 22 October, all our “Knights of the Road” (as many as 9 this year!) were invited to a breakfast at our Temse office, in cooperation with our insurer TVM. We organised this to congratulate them for driving damage-free with us for 3 or 5 years. So we could not let this go unnoticed. Everyone… Read more »
Car free day 2022September-2022
Discover our aftermovie of our car-free day! On Thursday 22/09/2022, we all left our cars at home and came to work in an alternative way. Many of us came by bike, but there were also colleagues who came out surprisingly. They arrived by rollerblades or one person even ran 14 km to get to… Read more »
We had the honour of welcoming Koen Daniëls, Flemish Member of Parliament for the N-VA at our Gilbert De Clercq headquarters for the #vokazomerstage organised by Voka-Vlaams netwerk van ondernemingen. We introduced him for one day in every branch of our agile family business.
Gilbert De Clercq received his second Voka Charter for Sustainable Entrepreneurship award!July-2022
Yes, Gilbert De Clercq received his second Voka Charter for Sustainable Entrepreneurship award! 10 sustainable goals were successful accomplished! During the past year we have again realized many actions, including entering into sustainable partnerships, increasing the well-being of our employees, solar panels on our fridge trailers, extending the life of our tires and many others.… Read more »
25 new pharma trailersApril-2022
The first delivery of 25 new PHARMA certified Schmitz Cargobull trailers. These 25 trailers are TAPA certified for high-quality goods and equipped with solar panels and low noise options.
Today we are supporting Ukraine!March-2022
Everyone knows by now what a terrible situation is currently going on in Ukraine and that’s why we want to do our bit to help them. Our Ukrainian truck driver from Gilbert De Clercq Slovakia, Yuriy Tovtyn, left for Debica with aid goods for the Ukrainians. The Puurs-Sint-Amands working group is working with Debiça… Read more »
Day of the Truck DriverDecember-2021
On 9 December 2021, we participated in the ”Day of the Truck Driver” for the first time. This day was all about our drivers, whom we were going to surprise with a tasty treat and a warm smile, both from our head office and from our warehouses. Our drivers loved it! This day is… Read more »
Voka Charter Sustainable Entrepreneurship certificateOctober-2021
We are proud to announce that last month we received the official “Voka Charter Sustainable Entrepreneurship certificate” for making our business operations more sustainable in the past year. We realized different actions in line with the 17 SDG’s of the United Nations, such as building strong partnerships with stakeholders, reduction of plastic and CO2-emission,… Read more »
Our first Car Free Day was a great success!September-2021
On September 22nd we participated for the first time to the Car Free Day to lower our carbon footprint. On top, we organized a “Boost your Energy” session with Claudia Van Avermaet to promote more exercise at our employees. In return, we offered them a healthy breakfast and a personalized reusable Dopper water bottle.… Read more »
Brand new service center ‘Pachtgoed’ in Sint-NiklaasSeptember-2021
Pachtgoed is the new sustainable construction project that Gilbert De Clercq has realized in Sint-Niklaas (BE), strategically situated close to the N16 (3km) and the E17 (4,5km). This state-of-the-art building consists of a warehouse, a mezzanine, office-area and outside storage space with a combined total floor area of 6.500 m2. This Breeam compliant logistics building… Read more »
Kanaal Z – Logistics hotspot PuursJune-2021
Gilbert De Clercq was on Kanaal Z for LOGISTICS TV with their 2 Puurs based warehouses during the broadcast of ‘logistics hotspot Puurs’. Did you miss this? No worry! Discover all about our logistics activities in Puurs with Filip De Clercq and Eddy Huylebroeck.
Surprise for all the Gilbert De Clercq employeesApril-2021
Nice to see our team enjoying the early morning coffee tasting. Kickstart of the day with the right fuel!
Knights of the road 2020December-2020
Our first participation @ridders van de weg @knights of the road was a success! Many Gilbert De Clercq drivers received the bronze recognition. TVM organised a splendid corona proof edition with a lot of care and respect to our drivers. Proud of our drivers who did it not have any accidents in fault for 3… Read more »
VOKA certification Sustainable EntrepreneurshipNovember-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 & fleetOctober-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 MetsuSeptember-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 devicesJune-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 periodMarch-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 LNGDecember-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 forwardSeptember-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 ClercqMay-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 trailersFebruary-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 panelsJanuary-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-awardNovember-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 driversApril-2018
In order to improve safety and customer satisfaction, we organized a training for our motivated drivers.
The Huge Voka Business QuizApril-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-NiklaasDecember-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 – TrendsetterOctober-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
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.
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 CEJune-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 trailersMarch-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 PuursDecember-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: