Vanderlande is a material handling and logistics automation company based in Veghel, Netherlands. In 2019, the company reported revenue of Eure 1.517 billion making it the world's fifth-largest materials handling systems supplier.[4]

Vanderlande Industries B.V.
Private limited company
IndustryMaterial handling
Logistics automation
PredecessorsMachinefabriek Van der Lande N.V.
Rapistan-Van der Lande N.V.
Founded1949 (1949) in Veghel, Netherlands
FounderEddie van der Lande
HeadquartersVeghel, Netherlands
Area served
Key people
Remo Brunschwiler (CEO)
ProductsWarehouse automation
Baggage handling systems
Parcel & postal sorting systems
Revenue[Euro]1.517 billions (2019)[1]
OwnerTICO (100%)[2]
Number of employees
6,500 (2019)[3]
ParentVanderlande Industries Holding BV

Specifically, Vanderlande makes baggage handling systems for airports. Currently, more than 600 airports in the world are using Vanderlande's baggage handling systems, including 17 of the 25 largest airports in the world.[5]

Apart from its headquarters and "innovation centre" in Veghel, Vanderlande has additional production and service locations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Canada, China, India, South Africa, and the United States. Vanderlande employs more than 6,500 people worldwide.[6]


  1. "Vanderlande, 2015". Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  2. Archived 2015-05-18 at the Wayback Machine, 2015
  3. "Vanderlande Company Profile". Vanderlande Website. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  4. Josh Bond (1 April 2015). "Top 20 systems suppliers, 2015". MMH. Retrieved 9 May 2015. With $1.05 billion, Vanderlande Industries is fifth on the list. CEO Govert Hamers says Vanderlande saw growth in e-commerce, postal and parcel markets along with a substantial uptick in the number of service contracts, which now constitutes 20% of revenue. In addition, Vanderlande closed two acquisitions in 2014: These included Ferdar Automation Technology, a robotics system integrator with experience in the logistics sector, and Smatec GmbH, a provider of sortation technologies, including a pocket sorter and modular bomb bay sorter that can also serve as a tilt-tray sorter.
  5. "Vanderlande Acquires Dinamic". MHI. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 3.2 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year, in other words, 8.8 million per day. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 17 of the world’s top 25. More than 20 million parcels (300 packages per second) are sorted by its systems every day. These have been installed for a variety of customers including the four largest parcel and postal companies in the world.
  6. "Company Overview of Vanderlande Industries B.V." Bloomberg. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Veghel, the Netherlands with additional offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Canada, China, India, South Africa, Australia, and the United States. It also has customer centers worldwide.

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