WebShip

Our story

Once upon a time...

From left to right: Timothy, Evert, Yuri & Glenn

WebShip is part of a family business (Pegatex NV) with years of experience in wholesale and warehouse management. Started in 1986 as a wholesaler in terry toweling, it was joined in 2011 by online marketing activities led by the second generation. In 2013, the terry toweling activities were discontinued and focused on storage and order picking for third parties. 

Manager Yuri Hellyn has chosen resolutely for the online strategy. In addition to developing and managing websites and online stores, we provide logistics services a whole host of online retail websites. The company also has a couple of its own online stores. “Those internal online stores are an important tool for our company” says Yuri Hellyn “with the knowledge we gather there we can guide our customers better day after day in their online project”.

The activities within WebShip focus on start-ups as well as SMEs active in a niche market. We always try to grow along with the demands of our clients. Flexible and dynamic entrepreneurship are therefore two central concepts within our company.

Timeline

1986

Founding of Pegatex NV, wholesaler in terry toweling under the direction of Patrick Hellyn & Annita Peirs.

Move from ‘Ingooigem’ to the city ‘Vichte.’ More than 2.000m² new warehouse and 200m² offices.

2003

2011

Online marketing activities enter the company  with the second family generation as their driving force, Yuri Hellyn becomes co-director.

Webship is born: from storage to return and everything in between. With a self-written stock & order system we serve the first customers.

2013

2017

New logo and new corporate identity for Webship as well as presentation of Webship Online (beta phase) for even better customer service.

Doubling our capacity of shelve storage and official presentation of ‘Webship Online’ (live version)

2019

Our great team

Yuri

CEO

Glenn

head of development

Timothy

sales & marketing junior

Evert

warehouse manager

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