08 March 2016
Company of the Month March | Transquare
Since 2012, Transquare is involved in providing cross-border e-commerce support. In 2015, the company established in The Hague in order to offer professional solutions to Chinese companies expanding their business in Europe and for European companies to discover new markets in China. Numerous small-medium enterprises (SMEs) have already benefited from the logistics and consulting services provided by Transquare, thereby taking advantage of the fast growing e-commerce business.
Thriving on globalization
According to Mr. Huang Peng, Managing Director of Transquare, globalization is one of the main factors explaining the recent success of his business: “As globalization develops, logistics are becoming increasingly important in the international trade process. E-commerce business is blooming worldwide, especially in China, with a market growth of over 30% from 2009 to 2014. This couldn’t have be achieved without the help of cross-border logistics. Transquare supports international trading companies with fast and stable logistics solutions including transportation, warehousing, custom clearance, and door-to-door distribution. Based on our experience of serving the European market and supporting resources, we help enterprises to gain efficiency with systematic logistics operations, thereby realizing cost reduction. In addition to logistics support, we and our European partners also provide professional compliance solutions for legal and tax issues for cross border e-commerce companies from outside of Europe.”
During its short presence in WestHolland, Transquare has already successfully partnered up with several cross border e-commerce parties, both in The Netherlands and abroad. One of these strategic partners is TransRush, a member company of 4PX group. Located in Shenzhen, China, TransRush has easy access to convenient transportation facilities and promotion channels. The operated amount exceeds 5 million products through more than 20 warehouses all over the world on a daily basis. It’s serving the European market with Transquare by building direct connections between Europe and China in order to provide both European and Chinese enterprises with outstanding logistics service according to their ‘six-step, one-stop’ method. Simply put, goods are delivered to the customers directly by a one-stop, after which Transquare takes care of the six-step of collection overseas, operation in oversea warehouses, international transportation, customs clearance, operation in domestic warehouses and final delivery to guarantee high service quality.
Image: Transquare warehouse in Weert, from which import products are distributed throughout Europe.
Doing business in The Hague
“Transquare chose to be located in and operate its business from the Greater The Hague area, as Holland has a competitive fiscal climate in comparison to other EU regions. Moreover, it provides a mature and stable business environment, which we find important. As a logistics solution provider, Transquare benefits from the strategic location of The Hague, being a gateway to Europe”, says Peng, who pursues further business development from his office in WTC The Hague. ”No doubt, The Hague is thé place for the cross border e-commerce in Europe!”
E-Commerce in WestHolland
The WestHolland region is a hub for foreign e-Commerce companies. The area has an excellent transport infrastructure of ports, airports and roadways, meeting the demands of foreign companies for transporting their goods. Its strategic location between Schiphol and the Port of Rotterdam provides plenty of options for warehousing these goods. On top of this, the Netherlands is among the leading countries when it comes to digital infrastructure (internet connectivity, colocation housing and hosting).