Hudig & Veder was founded in 1795 in Rotterdam under the name of Hudig & Blockhuyzen. In 1882, it became a shipping company with the first vessel: ss Echo and Hudig & Veder was officially born with a formal name change in 1903. Even in those early years, innovations and thinking in solutions were a big and important part of the companies culture and way of thinking. And they still are!
Every day, our team faces challenges. These challenges are welcomed, and we embark the adventure that they bring. It gives our team the opportunity to keep on increasing our added value for our customers. With innovations shown, we prove that we are continuously investing in improving our offer. In services, but also in cooperation with various partners in the chain, such as clients and manufacturers. Hudig & Veder will continue to focus on growth, people and optimizing processes with, for example, our ABC-concept. All for one mission: unburdening our customer.
At Hudig & Veder we listen. We listen to customers, the market and to our employees. There wil always be changes in the market and as a company we anticipate on these changes. With our key values; Thoughtful, Valuable, Ambitious, Thrustworthy and being a Smart Thinker in mind, we have developed a sustainable, cost-effective and uncluttered logistical process, our ABC-Concept. With this concept we create an ultimate logistical plan for our customers. We do this by combining different departments and disciplines within Hudig & Veder. In general, three departments are to be distinguished. Agencies, Bulk and Chartering. At our Agencies departments we are the independent port agent representing for both charterers and owners. Our Bulk department consist of our storage, transhipment and inland shipping activities. And our Chartering department arranges the overseas transport for our customers.
However, it is not only bulk commodities we are handling we also have specialists providing logistical solutions for project and break-bulk cargoes. We focus on the entire supply chain process and add additional services as customs, all to make the life of our customers easier.
By connecting and using all our different expertises and products we are stronger than ever. And more valuable than ever! Because now, we can offer our customers the best integrated support, all under one flag. This way we create extra value and shift expectations. We do what we promise, because we know what we are doing and always find a way to deliver. Whatever the expedition is, we will reach (y)our destination. In time and on budget, we make it work!