Logistics is all about getting your products to the end customer - consistently, professionally and within expected time frames.

Warehousing Belgium

Mainfreight has a wide offer of warehouse space. More than 150.000 m² storage facilities spread over three locations are being used for logistic services to various clients. The services we offer include handling of inbound flows of goods, storage, outbound flows of goods and “value added services”.

Incoming flows

The management of incoming flows of goods starts with order acceptation and finishes with possible storage of the goods, including:

  • Reception and A-check of the goods
  • Quality control after registration of irregularities
  • Scanning and storage
  • Cross-docking


Bulk or rack storage in accordance with product specific characteristics, which includes following activities

  • Regular cycle counts
  • Annual inventory in collaboration with the client
  • Master data management
  • Status management at unit/piece level
  • Our WMS system allows tracing on product serial number

Outbound flow

Both for finished products and production parts the management of outbound flows of goods takes place in function of the client's specifications

  • For finished products
    • Replenishment picking in full loads
    • Detail-picking according to client orders (in the function of distribution centre)
  • For production parts
    • Delivery per call
    • Replenishment picking and delivery
    • Just-in-time delivery
    • Direct Kanban picking and delivery on production lines

Location overview of our warehouse in Ghent

In September 2017, we opened our warehouse in Ghent. This warehouse has a storage capacity of 8,500 m2, and can be extended to 30,000 m2. This brings our warehousing footprint to 120,000 m2 in Belgium (Ostend and Ghent) and 340,000 m2 in Europe. In addition to the existing sites for warehousing and distribution activities in Ostend, Ghent, Genk and offices for Air and Ocean freight activities in Brussels and Antwerp, Mainfreight organises Warehousing, Distribution and Value Added Services from Ghent.

Strategic location

From this new location, situated in the heart of the industrial area of Belgium, with good access to sea and inland waterways as well as the Belgian main roads (E17 and E40), we can offer customers an even higher performance and service level.

Some facts and figures

  • 8,500 m2 multi-customer warehouse  
  • 8 loading docks
  • Shared team canteen
  • Proximity (<2km) to container barge terminal

This facility is built according to the latest standards, where we can provide our customers with food logistics, ambient products as well as dangerous goods. 

Customised solutions

Our analysts generate a variety of scenarios to support you in creating the most cost effective supply chain and technology solution for your business.

Continuous Improvement Program

Our team members are characterised by a culture of continuous improvement, aimed at exceeding customer service levels in our partnerships.

Visibility across the supply chain

All our systems are connected to our web-based system Mainchain, allowing our customers have full advanced supply chain visibility.

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