The Belgian Freight
Forwarding Association

Organisation

Office

President
Mr. Jef HERMANS
Portmade NV

1st Vice-President
Mr. Frank DE FYN
ArcelorMittal Logistics Belgium NV

2nd Vice-President
Mr. Walter DROSSAERT
Vedrova NV

Secretary
Mr. Bruno GERARDIS
JAS Forwarding Worldwide Belgium NV

Treasurer
Mr. Marc HUYBRECHTS
Canada NV

Members of the Board of Directors

Mr. Luk BUELENS 
CLdN Cargo NV 

Mr. Kurt CRAUWELS 
Customs Support - Antwerpen 

Mr. Stephan DE PAUW 
Embassy Freight Services Europe NV

Mr. Wim GIJBELS 
H. Essers & Zonen Internationaal Transport NV

Mrs. Veerle GOOLAERTS
Grimaldi Belgium NV

Mr. Luc HUYSMANS
Levaco NV

Mr. Bart LOOS
AIT Worldwide Logistics Belgium NV

Mrs. Sonia MONTES
Belfruco NV

Mr. Johan PROOST
Broekman Logistics BV

Mr. Jens ROEMER
a. Hartrodt (Belgium) NV

Mr. Raymond TROCH
VEREXZ

Secretariat

Director
Mr. Olivier SCHOENMAECKERS 

Senior advisor customs & compliance 
Mr. Jan VAN WESEMAEL 

Legal advisor 
Mrs. Caroline GUBBI

Policy advisor 
Mrs. Vanessa THYS 

Administrative assistant 
Mrs. Ines De BRUYN 

Organigram

In addition to its daily contacts with the other professional associations, FORWARD Belgium also has a strong European and global foundation.

FORWARD Belgium sits on various committees and policy bodies under CLECAT (European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services) and FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations).

FORWARD Belgium is also a member of
  • Portilog - Practical port-related and logistical training
  • Alfaport Voka - the platform by and for companies and professional associations from the Port of Antwerp under Voka - Chamber of Commerce Antwerp-Waasland
  • CNE - Committee of North Sea Port Forwarding Agents