Trusted Trading –
Nordic Grain and Seed A/S (NGS) is a trading house specializing in the global trade of grains, pulses, and oilseeds.
Nordic Grain & Seed places a strong emphasis on delivering high-quality products at competitive prices as well as striving to create value for both our suppliers as well as our customers through our expertise and commitment to excellence. At the core of our business model lies the establishment of long-term relationships built on mutual trust and understanding.
Each member of our team has a vast experience within international grain merchandising, and as professionals with a track record of meeting the specific needs and demands of our customers, we are confident in our ability to deliver exceptional service and add value to our partners around the world. We trade grain and feedstuff products across continents, both in bulk vessels and FCL lots.
As a niche-based independent international trading house, NGS strives to be best in class when getting involved. We have, for instance, developed a key competency in international malting barley trade from any given origin to our customers worldwide. We have detailed knowledge of the necessary quality aspects of the malting barley sourced in different parts of the world, as well as the handling and certification necessary to meet the growing demands from first-class maltsters and brewers globally.
As an associated company of Nordic Bulk Company, NGS has solid financial strength and operates a comprehensive network spanning the globe within the field of turn-key logistical solutions, enabling us to provide timely delivery to virtually any delivery point around the world.
In addition, our high standards are recognized by the EFISC GTP certification, which is a testament to our commitment to quality and sustainability throughout the entire supply chain.
Trusted Trading. Lasting Value.
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Meet the team
Trading – Simon Vingum Bitsch
Simon Vingum Bitsch, the CEO of Nordic Grain and Seed A/S (NGS) is an accomplished grain merchant. NGS is company specializing in the trading of grains, pulses, and oilseeds to customers worldwide.
Simon holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School. During his studies, he interned at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), where he gained an in-depth understanding of the agricultural futures markets.
Having returned to Denmark, Simon spent eight years at Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab (DLG), Northern Europe’s largest agribusiness, where he gained extensive experience in imports of feed materials and exports of grains, particularly in malting barley and served as the head of DLG’s grain origination strategy.
In 2018, Simon joined Frey P/S as part of the founding team. Frey soon became a leader in containerized agricultural trading. During his time at Frey P/S, Simon completed his Executive MBA from Henley Business School while playing a crucial role in building the company from scratch to a successful global business.
Simon brings his extensive experience in trading, execution, and leadership to NGS thereby delivering efficiencies to the supply chains while caring for its partners.
Execution – Michael S. Pedersen
Michael S. Pedersen, an experienced professional in the contract execution department of NGS. With almost 30 years of experience in transportation and contract execution, Michael brings invaluable expertise and knowledge to our team.
Michael’s journey began with his completion of the trainee program at KFK, Denmark’s largest agribusiness at the time. He then worked in Germany for about three years developing his skills in freight forwarding and barge transportation.
Upon his return to KFK, Michael played a key role in executing complex tasks. From 2003 MiIchael spent two years at the Baltic Transshipment Center doing logistics and coaster execution between CIS countries and Northern Europe.
In 2005, Michael joined the parent company of NGS, Nordic Bulk Company, as Execution Manager. For the past 18 years, he has been managing a wide range of challenging execution tasks globally, including all possible modes of transportation and a wide range of products. Michael’s meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence have made him a valuable asset to the industry, whether executing a Panamax vessel or a trial cargo in containers.