Empowering retail

by Valk Solutions

“It's fascinating to bridge the technology gap”

At Valk Solutions, we have a customer obsession. And we love the possibilities of online technologies. The typical challenges our retail customers are facing are fascinating. Bringing technology to retail, really make technological solutions work for retail companies, is most satisfying. That's what we do, that's who we are. Our 100+ experts provide for best in class software solutions for 35.000+ users in the retail industry. We work in close cooperation with customers. And we only rest once customers are happy about our services. How easily said, but we actually walk the talk. Entrepreneurship is looking ahead. Early on we saw the need for integration between stores and web. We were the first to come up with an online. That was pioneering and we were lucky that top retailers Primera and Mitra dared to support our innovation in this early hour. Today ASPOS has grown into the largest cloud retail platform in the Netherlands. Fully browser-based and 100% technically unburdened. With a suite of applications for retail stores, webshops and warehouses. In a simplified IT landscape with open interfaces based on REST APIs. Unprecedented commercial strength with rock bottom total cost of ownership.

Karin Valk – CEO

About us

WELCOME TO VALK SOLUTIONS, A SNEAK PEAK BEHIND THE SCENES

Take a closer look at our company, the passion we put into our solutions, and the relationships with our customers. At Valk Solutions we always put our customers first.

Over 30 years of innovation serving the retail industry

Annual retail sales revenues

ASPOS users

The adventure started in 1989 in Robert Valk’s student chamber. Today over 35.000 users daily work with our solutions in their primary processes. Our founder is still closely involved, working with customers to make the next steps in their omnichannel journeys. 

Valk Solutions serves retail clients in food, hospitality, leisure, do it yourself, fashion, convenience, beauty, pets, toys and books. Annually our software solutions handle over 3 billion of retail sales revenues originating from  brick and mortar stores as well as webshops and marketplaces. In addition to point of sale services, loyalty and webshops our offerings include order management, fulfillment, product information management and business  intelligence. Valk Solutions adopts a radically

Annual retail sales revenues

ASPOS users

The adventure started in 1989 in Robert Valk’s student chamber. Today over 35.000 users daily work with our solutions in their primary processes. Our founder is still closely involved, working with customers to make the next steps in their omnichannel journeys. 

Valk Solutions serves retail clients in food, hospitality, leisure, do it yourself, fashion, convenience, beauty, pets, toys and books. Annually our software solutions handle over 3 billion of retail sales revenues originating from  brick and mortar stores as well as webshops and marketplaces. In addition to point of sale services, loyalty and webshops our offerings include order management, fulfillment, product information management and business  intelligence. Valk Solutions adopts a radically

Key dates

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Key dates

2022
+100 employees

Valk Solutions is more than 100 employees

2021
Countr and Obur acquisition

Acquisition of Countr and Obur in hospitality

2020
+€3B transactions

Largest online platform in NL with over 3 billion euro sales transactions for our customers

2019
FirstFocus acquisition

Acquisition of First Focus

2018
PFA acquisition

Acquisition of PFA

2017
Tabaronde acquisition

Acquisition of Tabaronde

2016
DE customers

First customers in Germany

2011
ASPOS for retail

Launch of cloud based ASPOS for large retail organisations

2009
+25 employees

More than 25 employees

2001
ProPOSS for retail

Introduction of Windows based ProPOSS for small to medium sized retailers

1995
VideoTrend for rental stores

Introduction of first generic solutions, DOS-based VideoTrend for rental stores

1990
1st NL & BE customers

First customers in The Netherlands and Belgium for tailor made software

1989
Foundation

Company founded by Robert Valk in student chamber

The Valk Solutions group and its brands

Our customers

Customer success stories

We are passionate and committed to make our customers happy for the long term.

We are family

DEEP VALUES AND HEALTHY ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT

We are a family business and we have been around since 1989. Robert Valk founded the company, initially as a sole proprietorship. Step by step our team has grown to 100+ people. Our team varies in characters and backgrounds, but we all share deep family values. Of customer obsession and a drive to make things better. Of quality and reliability. Of progress and innovation. We're honest craftsmen and -women, a deal is a deal with us, we always keep our promises.

Robert Valk
Company founder

We are a team

Aart

Aart

Test engineer

Team – English

Aisha

Account & Business developer

Antoine

Antoine

Support consultant

Team – English

Armand

Teamlead Technical Services

Aydin-Biber

Aydin

Developer

Bart-van-Dodeweerd

Bart

Teamlead development

Bob-de-Waal

Bob

Accountmanager

Team – English

Brian

Technical Services

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Working for Valk Solutions

“You are free to do what’s best for customers.”

This is how Danique, our account manager, experiences working at Valk Solutions.

Innovation

Annually 10% of revenues invested in R&D

We continuously improve, further develop and innovate our software with a dedicated team of developers in house. Our roadmap is a collection of new technologies, new features and improvements based on feedback from users. We invest at a minimum 10% of our annual revenues in software development. As part of our saas proposition we bring all of our customers to the latest version every year to always keep them up to date.

Quality

Our service level agreements are based on resolution times, not just response times. We invest in data security which is confirmed by ISO 27001 and ISAE 3402 certificates.

Belastingdienst keurmerk betrouwbaar afrekensysteem

ISO 27001 certification for information security

ISAE 3402 declaration type 1 and 2

Sustainability

Sustainability and CSR policy

Contributing to a better world

At Valk Solutions we embrace sustainability and corporate social responsibility in a broad sense as contributing to a better world for our offspring.
In addition to ubiquitous consumption, we create value for our customers’ customers and the next generations. Applying the best of nowadays technologies we create sound business models for retail and lessen its footprint.

We are looking for new colleagues!

Are you the one who will enforce our team?

At Valk Solutions, we live and breathe retail innovation and customer experience. We understand the challenges retailers face. It’s our mission to help them grow their business and always be one step ahead. This is exactly why working at Valk Solutions is so great. Every day, our solutions empower retailers to be more successful and every day, you are part of their success.

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