20 May 2016
how to save 30% on your logistics of XL products
eTailers can save up to 30% on the logistic costs of XL products (e.g. washing machines, refridges, barbecues). The logistic supply chain can be shortened up to 60% with the new direct2home solution of xxlcare. Products sold by the r/etailer, are delivered and installed directly from the vendor to the consumer at home. Here you can view an animated video of 60sec.
15 March 2016
xxlcare delivers XL home deliveries for iBood
iBood started recently with the online sales of built in white good products like dishwashers, ovens, micro waves and cookers. xxlcare with its carriers will take care for the Benelux home delivery from full service installation to built in service. Customers can select a preferred delivery day, are informed by email on a 3H window timeframe of delivery and got 30 minute wake up call before arrival of the driver. The order is real time traceable by mobile device. iBood is Europe’s largest deal community platform with approx. 2 million customers offering them the best deal on the web daily. The company won 5 times in a row ‘the website of the year’ award in the category ebusiness. Since april’15 Media-Saturn Group is majority shareholder.
21 December 2015
startup xxlcare signs deal with investor
xxlcare have signed an agreement with investor Sparrenbos that will participate in the company. xxlcare is a Dutch startup that developed an innovative logistic platform at which XL products can be delivered and installed directly to the consumer’s home from the manufacturer’s warehouse. Founder André Maljaars: “this will save logistic costs, damage and hazzle for participating r/etailers and is also better for the environment as well due to less transportation miles. We work now for 4 etailers and 8 vendors and the deal with Sparrenbos Participaties will provide us with additional growth capital”.
21 December 2015
Sparrenbos Participations invests in Dutch startup xxlcare
Sparrenbos Participations agreed with the shareholders of xxlcare for participation in the Dutch startup. Director Jan Plant: “we are enthusiastic about our new participation xxlcare. We see a bright future for the company based on the combination of a large growth market, a disruptive solution and the quality of the management team. Critical success factor is that gained logistic value chain advantage, will be shared amongst key participants”. Sparrenbos Participations is an informal investor from Wageningen that provides risk capital for startups with proven growth potential (scale ups), turnarounds or management buy outs with scalable and repetitive solutions for the market sectors ICT, smart industry and high tech.
9 December 2015
xxlcare signs contract with Van Spreuwel Transport as second carrier
xxlcare and Van Spreuwel Transport (VST) have signed a contract where the carrier will deliver and install XL products for xxlcare and its customers. VST build a solid experience and reputation over the last years with home delivery of XL products, like washing machines, refrigerators, TV's and garden furniture at the consumer’s home. xxlcare offers r/etailers a smart logistic platform that is capable of handling multi products, multi carriers and multi distribution centres and perform direct home delivery from the vendor’s warehouse to the consumer’s home. Van Spreuwel Transport is active since 1992 as logistic service provider and operates with 2 warehouses out of Eindhoven The Netherlands with a capacity of 10.000 pallet locations for clients like department stores, mail order companies, technical wholesalers and many etailers. VSP delivers products within 24 hours or on request same day throughout the Benelux.
August 24 2015
xxlcare launched new website
xxlcare launched today it’s new website at which consumers can see in 1 view the real time status of their ordered XL product. Unique point is that the customer can follow via track & trace his/her order during the whole process from warehouse up to home delivery.
25 June 2015
xxlcare starts with GVT as its first carrier
xxlcare managed to deliver its first order successful via its logistic platform. It was a full service installation of a Haier refrigerator HRZ-288AA with energy class A+ for a customer of Alternate including the return of the old product. The logistic execution was fulfilled by GVT, that is the first strategic carrier that has been connected to the xxlcare platform. Both etailer and consumer can check real time via track & trace where the product is after order placement. xxlcare offers r/etailers an innovative logistic concept where sold products can be delivered and installed direct from the vendor distribution centre. On request it is also possible to store fast running products at the warehouse of our participating carrier. Gebroeders Versteijnen Transport (GVT) has been active since 1957 and is an allround logistic service provider with subsidiaries covering the whole Benelux. Every day over 600 professionals with 300 trucks are handling products of customers via 150.000M2 own warehouses.
June 15 2015
Alternate.nl starts with the delivery of white goods via xxlcare
Alternate one of the largest web shops in the Netherlands started with the delivery of a wide range of white good products. xxlcare and it’s carriers take care of the delivery and installation at the consumer home. The customer can select it’s preferred day for delivery, where early morning an additional confirmation email will follow with a 2 hour timeframe of delivery (e.g. 10-12AM). 30 Minutes before final delivery, the customer receives a alert call of the driver that he is on his way. Additional real time track & trace info can be checked via smart phone at the website of xxlcare.
May 27 2015
Vivolanda.nl starts white good delivery via xxlcare
Vivolanda has started with the sales of washing machines, dryers and refrigerators. Vivolanda is proud to be a web department store for its customers and operates with the vision to offer it’s customers 1 reliable online shopping address where they can find everything that you need for daily live. xxlcare and it’s carriers take care of the delivery and installation of sold white good products.