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Royal Den Hartogh Logistics hosts Erasmus Challenge

Shaping the Future of Sustainable Logistics

Rotterdam, 5 March 2024 - In a fusion of academia and industry, Royal Den Hartogh Logistics recently hosted the innovative Erasmus Challenge, welcoming a group of students to its Rotterdam office. This event, part of the broader Erasmus University Challenge, provides a platform for students to stretch their entrepreneurial insights.

Making road transport more sustainable is an important step towards CO2 neutral freight transport and contributes to a cleaner living environment. Den Hartogh recognizes its role to provide our customers with a sustainable and environmentally-friendly environment supply chain.The introduction of this charging station represents a stride towards reaching these objectives.

Den Hartogh Logistics, with its commitment to sustainable solutions in logistics, posed a compelling assignment to these future change-makers. The task was clear yet challenging: to come up with innovative strategies that could elevate our sustainable services, taking into account the higher price tag associated with eco-friendly alternatives.

Students at the Helm

The Erasmus Challenge at Den Hartogh was a call to action where students were encouraged to think beyond conventional boundaries, leveraging their creativity and insights to contribute meaningfully to our sustainability journey. This event emphasized on the role that the next generation of leaders will play in transforming industries and steering them towards a more sustainable future.

Impact and Opportunities

The outcomes of the Erasmus Challenge are expected to be used beyond the event itself. By engaging with the students' innovative ideas, we aim to refine our approach to sustainable logistics, making green practices viable. Moreover, the challenge could also open up new career- and internship opportunities, bridging the gap between academia and industry.

The Erasmus Challenge at Royal Den Hartogh Logistics has proven to be inspirational for a future where sustainability and success go hand in hand, inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs to lead the change.