CORAX in NewCold’s 2nd state-of-the-art cold store in France

CORAX wms will manage the second coldstore of NewCold in France; the construction phase has started.

CORAX wms will manage the second fully automated coldstore of NewCold near Rennes in France. NewCold and B-Built have broken ground for building its Automated Coldstore, located in Montauban-de-Bretagne, near Rennes.

The coldstore will use state of the art technology including automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) to automatically move and store products in the ‘dark’ high-bay warehouse. The equipment and operators will be directed by advanced software systems, amongst which CORAX wms, while products are kept in optimal conditions with all coldstore areas cooled down to temperatures as low as – 23°C. NewCold already owns and operates a state-of-the-art coldstore in Argentan, between Caen and Le Mans. B-Built is the main construction partner in this project.

Artist Impression NewCold Montauban-de-Bretagne, near Rennes, France
Picture 1: Artist Impression NewCold Montauban-de-Bretagne, near Rennes, France

NewCold’s advanced cold chain solution ensures that processes are sustainable, traceable and fully integrated with the processes of its customers. The customers are assured dat they are always at the very forefront of technological developments. NewCold’s solution offers a more sustainable and better food safety alternative to more conventional coldstore solutions.

The futuristic multi-customer coldstore enables food producers, including Froneri as anchor customer, to optimize their cold chain management, with increased agility and responsiveness to better serve the needs of their domestic and international end customers, 24/7.

Group picture Groundbreaking Event
Picture 2: From left to right: Ivo van Woerkom (NewCold), Jean Marie Verdier (NewCold), Piet Meijs (NewCold), Serge Jalu (Maire de Montauban-de-Bretagne), Erwan Coadou (Froneri), Bernard Piedvach (Président de la Communauté de Communes), Patrick Duquennoy (NewCold), Hans Vergouwen (NewCold)

Bram Hage, Founding Executive Officer, of NewCold says, “With this ground-breaking, NewCold brings to Montauban-de-Bretagne, Rennes, the Brittany region, and France, 20 years of leadership in automated cold storage development and operations. Although our roots are in the Netherlands, our heart is with global food producers. Our focus is to bring value to the cold chain during longlasting partnerships.

The state of the art freezer is a joint design effort and construction by NewCold and B-Built. The facility will be one of the largest in France with a storage capacity of over 700.000 m3 comparable to the volume of one million household refrigerators. Davanti Warehousing is looking forward to the moment CORAX will go live in this great facility.

Video: the significance of CORAX SaaS wms for NewCold’s innovative coldstorages

In the video below you can watch an interview with Abhy Maharaj, Global CCO and COO of NewCold, one of the largest logistics service providers in coldstorage.

NewCold builds and operates a global chain of coldstorages, from the USA to Australia; Davanti’s Warehouse Management Systems controls the internal logistics processes at all these high-tec facilities.

Listen to what Abhy tells about CORAX.

CORAX in article ‘New Generation WMS has risen’ from Warehouse Totaal

The magazine Warehouse Totaal, edition October 2019, contains an interesting article about the new generation of WMSs that has entered the market. CORAX wms is also an appealing example of this, according to the editorial staff of the magazine.

Read the interview with Robert van Rijn, Software Development Manager at Davanti. The article can be found here: Article Warehouse Total October 2019 – New generation WMS has risen.


Davanti Reunion > 25 years of WMS knowledge reunited

On November 14, 2019, a few former Davanti colleagues organized a reunion for all present and former Davanti employees. It was a very pleasant evening with 34 attendees. There was a lot to catch up about and we had a great evening full of warm collegiality.

We had come together in Brasserie Brandend Zand in Kerkdriel, a pleasant setting for our dinner. During the dinner many memories were exchanged, new contacts were made and a lot of fun and talks shared. Worth repeating!

Successful ICT & Logistics Fair

Davanti looks back on a successful trade show. We have had many interested visitors at our stand, which we will follow up by providing for example a consultancy call or a site visit. We also had the pleasure to host our present customers in our stand to catch up and to hear what their  future plans are in warehousing.

Moreover, we had a lot of visitors, especially students, because of the Virtual Reality game Ship It, an order picking game. We have been able to designate a winner every day; they have already received their prizes.













Watch the Video journal of the 2nd day of the fair; Pieter Glas, Sales Consultant of Davanti, has been inteviewed.


Webshop Business Days | 29 & 30 January 2020

Would you like to get a demo of CORAX Cloud WMS yourself? You can find us on the Webshop Business Days in the Jaarbeurs on 29 and 30 January 2020.

If you want to optimize your online activities and create bigger returns, then Webwinkel Vakdagen is the place to be.  Davanti is present; you can find us at booth 20.

Sign up for free via this link: Ticket WWVD.

CORAX in the Video Compilation of the ICT & Logistics Fair

Davanti is featured in the Video Journal of the ICT & Logistics exhibition, made by the video team of Warehouse Total. We would like to invite you to watch the video; you see Pieter Glas, our Sales Consultant, who explains our cloud WMS CORAX in more detail.


Visit Davanti at the Ecommerce Business Days | 29 – 30 January 2020

Davanti will be present at the Ecommerce Business Days in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht on 29 and 30 January 2020. For the 14th time the largest e-commerce event in the Benelux is organized: the so called Webwinkel Vakdagen 2020. After 13 successful editions and a record number of visitors to 12,715, a new edition will follow in 2020 full of inspiring speakers, relevant themes and many exhibitors.

Gain control over your warehouse

Do you want to know how you get real-time insight into your inventory? How you can service your end customers with insight into their stock in your warehouse? Get to know CORAX SaaS WMS. Our consultants discuss your specific situation with you and give you sound advice. Would you like a demo of the software? Visit our stand and get to know CORAX on a great, large screen.  Request your free admission ticket here: Ticket WWVD.


On the exhibition floor you will find more than 270 exhibitors who offer ecommerce solutions within various themes, from e-commerce platforms and logistics to payment systems and marketing. You can find Davanti in booth number 20.


In 11 lecture rooms, issues from daily practice will be dealt with in which the visitor receives directly applicable tips. In addition, there is a keynote program where top speakers will present their vision and long-term strategy.

Visit the fair!

If you want to get more out of your online activities, you’ve come to the right place at the ‘Webwinkel Vakdage’n. Sign up for the Webwinkel Vakdagen of 2020!

We would like to invite you to visit us; you can request your free admission ticket here: Entrance Ticket.

Davanti Warehousing proud sponsor of Asset | Strategy & Logistics

For a few years now Davanti sponsor the study association Asset Strategy and Logistics of University Tilburg. Davanti is also the happy employer of some alumni of Tilburg University and former members of Asset Strategy and Logistics. There is a great match between our business and the knowledge and skills of Asset students.

The alumni mentioned above are Bart Kanters, Thomas van der Maas and Bas Brohm. They have developed themselves to highly qualified WMS consultants, both in the Implementation and the Development team.

Are you a student with a passion for logistics and IT? Have a look at our website and contact our HR Manager for an open introductory meeting.

Read how Eimskip introduces CORAX wms in its warehouse in Aarhus, Denmark

Eimskip is a leading North Atlantic transport company with connections to international markets. It specialises in worldwide freight forwarding services and has offices around the globe; revenue in 2018 was EUR 689m.

In only a few weeks the CORAX team succeeded in implementing the innovative WMS at this site, together with Eimskip’s experienced WMS team. Want to read more. Please click here for the case study.

Yvonne Keuker new HR Manager of Davanti

Davanti recently welcomed Yvonne Keuker as new HR Manager. Yvonne is a very experienced HR professional and has worked for Sharp Electronics, SCC Services and its successor Computacenter.

In her new role in our company she looks forward to manage and support our team of 80 professionals. Yvonne will surely contribute to the continuous professionalization of our organization.

Please join us in welcoming Yvonne to our company and in wishing her success with her new job.

Yvonne K