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Ad van den Bosch
In 1964 Ad van den Bosch started his own company with one single truck.
Peter van den Bosch
His son and current owner Peter van den Bosch took over the family company and further developed Van den Bosch into a leading logistics services provider.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East
Van den Bosch is currently represented in Europe (5 countries, 7 branches in total) , Africa (Ghana and Cape Town South Africa )and the Middle East (Dubai).
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Van den Bosch Transporten is a leading international logistic services provider. With an annual volume of over 3.5 million tons of transported product, it belongs to the top 10 of bulk transporting companies in Europe.
As a specialist in intermodal transport, Van den Bosch takes care of the worldwide supply chain activities for customers in the food and chemicals industries. Road, rail and water transport are combined in the best possible way to transport various types of liquid and dry bulk products to the right destination.
For more than 55 years (!) , their customers have counted on reliable deliveries.
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- Van den Bosch Transporten
Erp, the Netherlands
The heart of the company is at the head office in Erp (North Brabant). All dry and liquid bulk are organised from there.
- Container Terminal Bergen op Zoom
Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands
Established in 1998. From the terminal in Bergen op Zoom the company provides storage and transhipping of bulk goods.
- Container Terminal Europoort
Rotterdam area, the Netherlands
Established in 1982 ( former name Jumbotainer ), take over in 2003. Specialist in short- and deep sea tank container transports (in the field of liquids both in food and non-food/chemicals). Since 1982 active in container transports.
- Van den Bosch Transporte GmbH
The specialist for dry and liquid bulk transports, operating from Kranenburg in Germany. Van den Bosch Transporte GmbH was founded in 1994 in Salzgitter, Germany. It was an initiative together with a large customer to start a company for Van den Bosch in Salzgitter. Nowadays this office is located in Kranenburg.
- Van den Bosch Transport LTD
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Established in 2003. The Birmingham branch is especially directed at liquid and dry food stuffs.
In the summer of 2003 a potential customer started a tender process, for the transport of liquid and dry raw materials in bulk, as well as the delivery of chocolate to 3rd party customers in liquid (heated) form. Van den Bosch Transporten B.V. in Erp was invited as the only “foreign” hauler, because of the sheer size of company, and defiantly for the knowledge and specialised equipment for such a transport operation. In the middle of November, after a long tender process, it was clear that Van den Bosch had won the tender. A new Van den Bosch company was born.
On the 1st of December 2003 Van den Bosch took over the “On-Site”transport (also know as shunting) at the customer in Bournville, successively on the first of April 2004 Van den Bosch started with the rest of the contract as tendered.
- Van den Bosch Transporte GmbH
Established in 1986, take over in 2006 (Silo Tank Transporte GmbH). The Austria branch offers both road and intermodal transport. With the focus on intermodal transport and specialised liquid transport of both chemicals and food stuffs, Van den Bosch Transporte GmbH is a reliable partner.
Organization of the complete package of logistic bulk service provision: the transport of dry and liquid bulk products, in the fields of both food and non-food / chemicals, by road transport and inter modal solutions to and in Austria, Hungary and in the surrounding countries of middle and central Europe.
- Van den Bosch Transport Kft
Established in 1992, take over in 2006 (Silo Tank Transport Kft, a former government enterprise with a long history).
In 1991, Silo Trans Kft. (former name) searched for a cooperation with Silo-Tank Transporte GmbH in Austria, because of the expansion of export products of one of its major customers. The company grew out to one of the biggest transport companies of Hungary. Today Silo Tank operates under the name Van den Bosch Transport KFT.
Activities : the transport of dry and liquid bulkproducts, in the fields of both food and non-food / chemicals. Transported by road transport and by intermodal solutions.
- Van den Bosch DMCC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In september 2015 Van den Bosch has opened a new branch in Dubai. Dubai lies at the Crossroads of three continents and is the ideal location to futher develop global transport activities with a focus on Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Activities : Liquid bulk transport with ISO tank containers by deep sea.
- Tank Cleaning Tema
In 2016 Van den Bosch has opened a tank cleaning station in the port of Tema, Ghana. The cleaning station is the first of it's kind in West Africa. The tank cleaning station was built according to the highest European quality standards and meets all Kosher and Halal cleaning requirements. The tank cleaning station in Tema is a partnership between Van den Bosch and MTG/portside.
- STACKS Logistics
Cape Town South Africa
Van den Bosch has concluded a joint venture with the South African company Aspen International in May 2016. Aspen International offers a full range of transport solutions for the South African market.
Aspen International provides a full range of transport solutions for the South African market from the strategic hubs in Cape Town and Dubai. An overview of the activities:
The shipment of liquid bulk products (food as well as chemicals) in ISO tank containers and flexitanks
The shipment of palletized dry goods in 6m and 12m general purpose containers
The shipment of perishables in reefer tanks and containers
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