Entries by Waterman

Experience versus the numbers

Is experience our best teacher? Student ‘Agrarian Business Administration’, Jorrit Wielenga, questioned this during his internship. In the search for new markets for Waterman Onions, he didn’t base his conclusion on the knowledge and experience of the Sales department, but on numbers and figures. 15 factors What are the most promising export countries for Waterman […]

We are part of the Waterman team

The two brothers, Stefan and Wouter Ros, wanted a nice job with good earnings. It should not be too far from their hometown of Ens and they also wanted to learn something. And preferable not a job in a restaurant or a supermarket. It seemed an impossible mission, until they both started working at Waterman […]

A special start

Imagine you have just started your new job and the Corona virus strikes big time. You were assigned to travel, to discover other markets and, above all, meet a lot of new people. But you are forced to stay at home for two months. It happened to Michel Veltman, Sales Manager at Waterman Onions since […]

Much safer. More efficient.

“A logical flow in our process,” that is, according to Waterman Onions production manager Arjan Dunnewind, the result of the installation of the new machine in Hall #3. “The new big bag receiving machine not only makes the unloading process safer, but also a lot more efficient. In addition, the machine ensures cleanliness in the […]

Quality is our standard

He has never learned as much as he did during his first year at Waterman Onions. These are the words of Waterman Onions Quality Manager Wilco Besuijen. Quality is what it is all about in his daily activities. “It is my job to select the most beautiful and the best onions. Every day again.” Good […]

A new ride

Our forkliftdriver Ellis had the scoop: a first round in our new Linde ride! This 3.0 ton forklift has a battery with a quick charger, which saves a lot of space, costs and specially time. Simply plug it in, charge it and go.

Selling onions seeds

Planting onion seeds is and always will be something we do by following our gut feeling. Simply because of the fact that nobody has a perfect script. What is wisdom? That is the question. And the answer is only to be found at the end of the season, when we efficiently harvest our onions. But. […]

The Corona affects us all

Whether we like it or not, these are bizarre times and the Corona virus affects us all. As always, our first priority is the health of our employees, customers. suppliers and our environment. Nothing will change that. Certainly not now. But other things will change. No doubt about that. Only we simply don’t know what […]

Take care. Stay strong.

These are bizarre times. The Corona virus affects us all. Whether we like it or not. As always, our first priority is the health of our employees, customers. suppliers and our environment. Nothing will change that. Certainly not now. This situation will change things. That’s a fact. But we do not know what they might […]

Export check, check, double check

From time to time the colleagues from our Sales department visit our customers worldwide. After all, nothing beats personal contact. A nice side effect during these trips is the export check that we can do on site. We know that our onions leave Emmeloord in the right way because then we are in charge and […]