Erik Verbeeck Consulting is an independent consultancy company.
We are specialised in offering innovative and creative packaging solutions for the Cosmetic, OTC, Pharmaceutical and Food industry.
We offer Project Management, Sourcing, Deglobalization planning and General Consulting.
With more than 35 years of experience in this business we strive to support and consult companies to find the perfect packaging for their needs. For this we work in close cooperation with innovative and service minded manufacturers.
We are able to offer in many situations different and innovative solutions.
We bring you into direct contact with the manufacturers who will deliver and invoice you. Clear, simple and economical !
As consultants, we also offer complete project management and take the whole process, from your first packaging idea towards the final market introduction, out of your hands. This to enable you to concentrate on what’s important, developing and selling your products.
Finally we offer a consultancy service where, in close cooperation with a customer’s procurement department, we analyse current packaging purchases and advise afterwards If any beneficial changes could be made. This also in view of deglobalization and sustainibility efforts.
These are just a few examples to give you an impression of recent activities and achievements. For privacy reasons no actual customer or supplier names are mentioned.
March - April 2020
When the first lockdowns started all over Europe the need for handgel bottles was immense and almost all European manufacturers were fully booked. Handgel producers were struggling to find suitable packaging.
I was asked by a Scandinavian company to find them 300 and 500 ml PET bottles. Leadtimes of major producers at that time were 6 to 9 months.
I used all my knowledge and contacts and quickly was able to find a top European producer which had capacity left. A first order of 50.000 was deliverd within 1 week. 3 months later we had delivered a total of 2,5 million bottles to this customer.
This way we were able to contribute to the protection of many people in this Covid 19 pandemic.
In full lockdown period I was asked by a large European player in the field of hairdressers accessories to help them source hairdressers capes which they were usually supplying from China. The supply chain from China was down due to Corona and I found them a European top quality alternative at the Asian price levels they were willing to pay and with delivery times from 1 to 2 weeks after an order; Thet received sampels and orderd the first 10.000 units which were deliverd within 2 weeks. The company is now looking, with my help, into the possibilities to shift more orders from their current Chinese suppliers to European suppliers. They offer short delivery times, top quality products at competive prices and it helps the European distributorr to become more sustainable.
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