Jaap van Staaveren

Jaap van Staaveren

| Director & founder

It all started with the wish to travel the world. My first opportunity presented itself in 1983: a floricultural assignment in Kenya where I eventually managed a flower farm growing a wide variety of summer flowers. This got me in contact with many different suppliers both in Kenya and the Netherlands.

It made me experience the shortcomings in the locally available tools and equipment and of the companies that supplied us from The Netherlands with plant material. The Dutch plant and seed suppliers just did not know enough about the reaction of their varieties to the different climates.

After all those years I still love my travels and get a kick out of helping people to make plans and find solutions for better results.

Area       

: Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa

           

and Australia.

Specialty     :  Post harvest, measurement equipment and Philips LED.

Mobile     

: +31 654 320 701 (also Whatsapp)

Mail       

:  jaap@ufosupplies.nl

Skype     

:  ufo.supplies

Ing. Jans de Bruin

Ing. Jans de Bruin

| Sales - plant specialist

After Agriculture University, I worked as a greenhouse manager for 15 years. During that time I have gained a lot of practical experience in Holland but also abroad which I can use now for my visits in my current job. I have experience in growing, rooting, spraying, watering, lighting etc.

As  the horticultural specialist for UFO supplies I travel 8-10 weeks a year visiting growers all over the world. I visit countries such as Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Brazil etc. What I enjoy very much is contact with the people on the farm and having growers talk with them. During these discussions we always find areas of improvement. I hope to see you soon at your farm or at our company.

Area

: Brazil, Chile, Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Speciality     : Post harvest, Philips LED, Spraying equipment

Mobile

: +31 633 374 208 (also Whatsapp)

Mail

: jans@ufosupplies.nl

Skype

: ufosuppliesjans

Rein van Dam

Rein van Dam

| Customer Service & Export

Making sure all deliveries end up in the correct quantity and country Rein is the driving force behind all shipments and the related paperwork.

Telephone  

: +31 297 343 603

Mail

: rein@ufosupplies.nl

Skype

: UFO Supplies - Rein van Dam

Ing. Tjeerd de Looze

Ing. Tjeerd de Looze

| Managing Director

Thinking in solutions rather than problems has been my motto for a long time. I am happy to see that we operate as a team and have the capacity to not just sell a product but actually solve a problem. Embedding our products into your operation is all it takes to put a smile on my face.

Due to the small size of our team I can still spend time meeting customers and suppliers all over the world. The beauty of travelling is getting inspired by other cultures.

Area       

: The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and New Zealand

Speciality     : Post harvest, Philips LED, PPE, Flower processing equipment

Mobile     

: +31 654 297 231 (also Whatsapp)

Mail       

: tjeerd@ufosupplies.nl

Skype      

: ufosupplies-Tjeerd

Ing. Floris Muilwijk

Ing. Floris Muilwijk

| Director

In the end it makes me happy if I can help you sourcing and selecting the product you need to improve your operations. Getting it quick and easy on your farm where you will happily use it for a long time! Approach me for anything you need to know about LED, personal safety products, flower processing equipment and measurement equipment.

About 10 weeks a year I spend visiting customers in my selected area’s, the other weeks are filled with follow up from back office, sourcing new products, product trainings and improving our operations behind the scene. When not at UFO Supplies I like to run and cycle, spend time improving the state of my garden and of course spending time with the family.

Area       

: Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, India and China.

Speciuality     : Post harvest, Philips LED, PPE, Flower processing equipment

Mobile    

: +31 614 280 064 (also on Whatsapp and Weixin)

Mail       

: floris@ufosupplies.nl

Skype      

: ufosuppliesfloris

Ing. Jeroen Zonneveld

Ing. Jeroen Zonneveld

| Customer Service

After finishing my study Tropical Agriculture I spend a couple of years in Zambia growing bananas. Now, back at home in the Netherlands I enjoy working in an international environment with a small team of dedicated colleagues.
My responsibilities are; making sure our products will reach you on time, as well as in the best possible condition. In my spare time I enjoy cycling and being outdoors.

Area  : The Netherlands
Speciality : Post harvest and Philips LED.
Telephone : +31 619 196 945 (also Whatsapp)
Mail : jeroen@ufosupplies.nl
Wendy Zwartendijk

Wendy Zwartendijk

| Backoffice

Apart from being the friendly face and voice of the company Wendy looks after the financial administration. She will book every payment correct and became the mother of the company.

Telephone

: +31 297 343 603

Mail

: wendy@ufosupplies.nl