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Outsourcing Airco’s

December 03, 2019 5161 Views



Coolmark BV is the largest refrigeration wholesaler and air conditioning distributor in the Netherlands. Their product range contains approx. 19 000 articles. Coolmark is part of the Beijer Ref. Group.


After completing the redesign study for Beijer Ref., Coolmark requested Groenewout to lead the RFQ process to tender their current outsourced warehouse & distribution operation.


Groenewout’s support consisted of the following elements:

  • Analyze current flows, processes and data
  • Set up RFI document and long list 3PL’s
  • Set up of RFQ document and tariff sheet
  • Short list 3PL’s based on RFQ response
  • Site visits to shortlisted 3PL’s
  • Support in evaluation (matrix) for final 3PL selection


  • Timely management of tender: performing RFI’s, RFP’s, contact with 3PL’s and site visit​
  • Standardized approach and coordination in all phases and with all 3PL’s​
  • Standardized tariff sheet for warehousing & distribution activities
  • Standardized supplier evaluation based on quantitative and qualitative parameters