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GO Consulting is an independent consultancy agency specialised in refrigeration and refrigeration technology, founded in 2009 by Domagoj Gobac.
Over 30 years of experience, gained at different companies and in different functions, forms the foundation of GO Consulting.
GO Consulting supports his customers in finding solutions for their needs and demands in the field of refrigeration processes and techniques.
GO Consulting aims at optimal harmonisation between refrigeration and other disciplines such as production and logistics. Efficiency, sustainability and low operating costs are important starting points.
GO Consulting works independently or, if required, in project teams or in cooperation with specialists from other disciplines such as construction, process management, logistics, etc.

GO Consulting's customers are:

  • Production companies in the food and chemical industry
  • Warehousing and distribution companies (cold stores)
  • Colleague consultants and engineering companies
  • Refrigeration contractors

"Refrigeration is an essential part of business operations, but is and remains in the service of the primary production process."

Customers

More information about completed projects and references are available on request.

Services

New installations, conversion and/or expansion of existing installations

  • Inventory of the design assumptions, definition of refrigeration demands and needs
  • Harmonisation of refrigeration with other disciplines within the company
  • Proposal for the installation design based on investment and operating costs
  • Determination of investment budgets
  • Basic design of the installations and scope specifications
  • Request, control and evaluation of quotations and/or contractors, recommendation for contracting
  • Supervision during the realisation of the project (assembly and commissioning) and project management
  • Assistance in various aspects of the use of the refrigeration installation such as environmental permits, subsidy applications and examination or re-examination

Existing installations

  • Analysis and solution of problems with existing installations
  • Inventory and research of the status of the installation
  • Advice regarding:
    - maintenance and/or the maintenance contract
    - optimization of the installation and the energy consumption
    - choice of refrigerant in relation to current legislation

Expertise / Mediation

  • Independent expertise in case of damage to the installation and/or products
  • Mediation between the user of the installation (owner) and the supplier (installer) in case of disputes and /or problems

Services on a freelance basis (for contractors and engineering companies)

  • Installation design
  • Budget calculation
  • Detailed design
  • Supervision during the realisation of the project (assembly and commissioning)

Implementation and rates

Implementation

Preferably costs will be charged on the basis of subsequent calculation, according to rates agreed in advance. Invoicing will be bases on the actual costs. If requested the scope of services and budget can be roughly estimated in advance, based on available client's information. During the implementation, the client will be regularly informed about the actual costs and the remaining budget. If necessary, the scope and/or budget can be adjusted in consultation.

Rates

The hourly rate depends on the type of work (engineering level):

  • Advice and design 100% of the normal rate
  • Expertise in case of damage 125% of the normal rate
  • Trouble shooting 150% of the normal rate
  • Travel by public transport 75% of the normal rate
  • Travel by car 100% of the normal rate

All rates are exclusive of VAT, accommodation and/or travel costs (train and/or flight ticket), variable costs (such as translations, photos and drawings), levies, costs in connection with an objection procedure, advice from third parties and other external costs. All services are subject to the conditions of BNA and ONRI "De Rechtsverhouding client-architect, engineer and advisor DNR 2011, first revision, July 2013", which is abbreviated as 'DNR 2011', filed on 3 July 2013 at the Registry of the District Court of Amsterdam under number 56/2013.

Download DNR 2011 (EN)

Career

Since 2009 GO Consulting independent advisor
2006 - 2009 IBK Compac B.V. account manager industry
1999 - 2006 GEA Grenco B.V. sales engineer
1998 - 1999 GEA Grenco B.V. proposal engineer
1994 - 1998 Raadgevend Bureau Kortenbach advisor refrigeration
1991 - 1994 Stal Koudetechniek B.V. junior sales engineer
1989 - 1991 Stal Koudetechniek B.V. assembly and service technician
1988 - 1989 PS Koeltechniek refrigeration technician
1986 - 1987 Militairy service (combat support engineer, former Yugoslavia)
1979 - 1986 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb (CRO), Study of Mechanical Engineering, department Thermodynamics

Contact

D. (Domagoj) Gobac, MME

A 1e Pauwenlandstraat 30
  7413 ZA Deventer, Netherlands
M +31 (0)6 832 349 02
E info@goconsulting.nl
W www.goconsulting.nl
BTW NL061478465B01
KvK 14074773
IBAN NL02 RABO 0154 3588 35

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