Consultancy, Operations Research, IT, Data Science
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About Portwise

Are you interested in solving complex logistics challenges by applying simulation models that lead
to a solution that is implemented in a real operating terminal?

By tuning and optimising simulation models that mimic existing terminals or terminals that are yet
to be build, you determine the best performing terminal design! Because every terminal has its own
unique characteristics, every project is different and leads to different logistical challenges to solve.

By modelling different designs into the simulation models and by varying the amount, specification
and behaviour of equipment you gain a lot of insights. You can provide a terminal with the type of
equipment and amount of equipment that gives the best performance while also taking the costs
into consideration. Or for example provide a heat map of the traffic to indicate possible problem
areas. These are just a few examples of what you can do by applying the Portwise simulation

To stay at the forefront of developments in the port and warehouse business, Portwise is working
on various research initiatives. These initiatives are often supported by students. We mostly work
with students with a background in Operations Research, Engineering or Computer science, but
we also work with students that have affinity with simulation and modelling of logistic processes.

About Portwise

Portwise was founded in 1996 as part of TBA Group and became independent since 2022. We are
a world-leading consultancy and simulation firm for logistics in ports, terminals and warehouses.
We stand for progress and impact; we work mission-driven and help transform logistics to become
future and planet proof. We do this with a mindset of curiosity and creativity, together as a team
and with our clients and other stakeholders in the logistic chain. Above all, we love our work. We
use our state-of-the-art models, expertise, and skills to make a positive impact on business,
people, and planet.

Working at Portwise

We value togetherness and believe in the power of collaboration, teamwork, and unity to achieve
our goals and create a positive work culture. Therefore, our staff of approx. 25 employees work
together in our office in Rijswijk several days per week.

There will be opportunities to travel and work abroad due to the international character of our
business. Besides that, Portwise believes that training is an essential part to keep on improving.
We have our own academy, to make sure that all the employees are up to date with the latest
developments in the port business.

The main office of Portwise is located in Rijswijk, the Netherlands. In addition, our workforce
includes local representatives in South America and Oceania.

Are you interested?

Portwise is continuously looking for new members of our international team of experts. For more
information or career opportunities, visit our website at:

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