Logistic hotspot Waalwijk
The region Tilburg/Waalwijk has won the award ‘Logistic Hotspot of the Year 2019’ by Logistiek.nl. The region owes the title to the highest rating on the criteria of availability of sufficient personnel and the cooperation of the government/municipality in facilitating new logistics activities. Tilburg/Waalwijk also scores on motivation of personnel, availability of infrastructure, accessibility and the degree of national and crossborder e-fulfilment. Also, the region remains at the forefront by focusing on innovations in the field of spatial development, applied technology, sustainability, cooperation and the labour market. Tilburg/Waalwijk is particularly popular to foreign staff; shortstay facilities for migrants are being built in the region.