OVET is the stevedoring company in the south of The Netherlands, founded in 1957, situated on both sides of the Western Scheldt estuary, and specializes in the transshipment, storage and processing of dry bulk goods, mainly in the field of solid fuels and ores. OVET works primarily for steel companies, power stations and traders. The products mentioned above are used by clients as fuels, raw materials or semi-finished products.
OVET distinguishes itself from other stevedoring companies by exclusively making use of floating/mobile loading- and unloading installations. By means of this flexibility and mobility OVET is also able to transship dry bulk on the Western Scheldt and all the Scheldt ports and docks. OVET has deliberately chosen a management system with the aims of strengthening existing partner relationships, broadening services and optimizing the internal business operations, in order to safeguard the continuity of the company. The head of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) has been appointed management representative.
In the context of the policy stated above, OVET considers itself obliged and sets itself the continual objective to:
In this way, OVET establishes clarity towards clients, employees, suppliers, governmental authorities, shareholders and all other stakeholders, not as an accidental fact, but as continuous and in conformity agreements. The quality of the delivered services is determined by the quality of the organisation.
This mission statement is binding. The management will monitor and support the implementation, take suggestions seriously and decide on ideas for improvement.