Publication Int-Greenhouse: HORTILOGICS® | The smart way forward

Your full-service partner for smart logistics in cultivation, harvesting and produce processing

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International horticulture is facing major challenges. Upscaling, increasing delivery- & quality guarantees, food safety & traceability and scarcity & rising costs of labor raise high demands on primary producers and their business processes. The rising need of robotics and data-driven tools are creating a growing demand for turn-key solutions for internal
logistics. With a team of experienced industry specialists, HORTILOGICS offers one-stop shopping and a single point of contact for design, realization and maintenance of combined
smart logistics systems for greenhouse and packing hall.

Unique proposition
HORTILOGICS stands for the realization of streamlined, future-proof internal logistics for horticultural companies in an environment that raise increasingly higher demands on efficiency and punctual delivery according to agreed specifications. “There is a need for a logistics specialist that offers integrated, data-driven solutions on a turn-key basis. That competence makes this joint venture unique,” says John van Gils, Business Manager at HORTILOGICS. The strength of HORTILOGICS lies in unburdening producers, packers, investors and greenhouse builders by early involvement in new construction or renovation. Acting from the 3P core values of HORTILOGICS: Performance, Passion and Pragmatic.

Smart Greenhouse Logistics
In HORTILOGICS Berg Hortimotive, KOAT, HortiKey and Crux Agribotics combine their knowledge and expertise to make it easier to develop and implement integrated solutions. The complete process runs from plant to transport. The broad product range consists of solutions for the greenhouse and the packing hall. “With this collaboration we offer an innovative proposition within the global greenhouse industry,” says Marcel van Steekelenburg, Sales Manager at HORTILOGICS. In the greenhouse, this concerns harvest trolleys, crop protection and crop care, the Plantalyzer (for the most accurate crop estimation) and AGVs for transport. In the packing hall, the offering includes produce infeed, buffer systems, handling systems, weighing, robotized classification and packing and palletizing.

Huge potential
HORTILOGICS believes in smart, data-driven solutions and the growing added value of robotics and artificial intelligence for horticultural producers and logistics partners in fresh
produce chains. Connectivity does not stop at tracking & tracing and remote sensing, but includes a growing flow of data exchange and data traffic within and between companies. Based on this vision, HORTILOGICS offers user-friendly and future-proof solutions that are easy to expand, scalable and compatible to other (automated) systems.

The detailed registration and data processing ensures optimal planning and execution whereby robust, future-proof technology is matched with data-driven automation and robotization.

HORTILOGICS is powered by: Berg Hortimotive, KOAT, HortiKey and Crux Agribotics.