Published04 October 2023
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Maritime giant chooses IFS to drive digital transformation and operational efficiency

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IFS Cloud will help Netherlands-based Van Oord to amplify project, supply chain control and visibility, optimize resources and improve data quality.


London, UK, October  5, 2023 – IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, today announced that Van Oord, a leading international marine contractor, has chosen IFS Cloud to automate and streamline its business functions. The solution will support the company’s ambition to increase revenue growth and achieve a competitive edge by driving digital transformation and operational efficiency across the organization.


Van Oord will use IFS Cloud as a cornerstone of its new “Founding the Future” business transformation program, as part of their 2030 Strategy for Growth.   


The implementation is scheduled to start at the beginning of 2024, with the plan to roll out the solution to 45 countries.


Frank Beerlage, Managing Director, IFS Benelux & DACH, said: “Operating in an increasingly complex and multifaceted industry means businesses in the maritime sector need to harness the latest automated digital technologies to ensure they can address the growing challenges, compete strongly and stand out from the crowd. That’s exactly what we are delivering for Van Oord through the implementation of IFS Cloud.”



About Van Oord

Van Oord is a Dutch family-owned company with more than 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor. The focus is on dredging, infrastructure and offshore energy. Its head office is in Rotterdam. Van Oord employs 5,800 staff (fte), who worked in 2022 on 191 projects in 42 countries. The fleet consists of about 60 vessels and a large amount of special-purpose and auxiliary equipment. Marine ingenuity is characteristic of Van Oord. By using innovative, smart and sustainable solutions, it aims to contribute to a better world for future generations. For more information, please visit



About IFS

IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software for companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that our customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers—at the Moment of Service™. The industry expertise of our people and of our growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS a recognised leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of over 5,500 employees every day live our values of agility, trustworthiness and collaboration in how we support our thousands of customers. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at


Contact information

EUROPE / MEA / APJ: Adam Gillbe

IFS, Director of Corporate & Executive Communications


Phone: +44 7775 114 856



IFS, Director of Corporate & Executive Communications


Phone: +1 520 396 2155

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