Roosendaal, 29 January 2021 – This week Daniel Uijtdewillegen -director of international transport- received the keys to the first delivery of new trucks out of the hands of Johan Claassen, sales manager TB Bastianen. The delivery of the first eight DAF trucks are part of a larger investment program to substantially expand Jan de Rijk’s road feeder capacity.
Daniel Uijtdewillegen: ”Early 2020 we anticipated on a strong expansion in the demand for high-quality road feeder services. Apart from the initial shock in early March caused by the corona outbreak, demand recovered strongly. Having a strong backbone of owned modern equipment enabled us to swiftly respond to that demand and service our clients during a volatile peak season. This continued expansion of the fleet capacity is also a mainstay for our strategy in 2021. So far the strong demand for capacity this year proves our point and makes these keys part of our key to success.”
The trucks are equipped with a EURO 6 MX 11, 450 hp engine that is both economical and environmentally friendly. Optimum performance can be achieved in combination with the standard mounted TraXon automatic gearbox.
Years of cooperation
The cooperation between Tilburg Bastianen DAF B.V. and Jan de Rijk Logistics, with the headquarter in Roosendaal, goes back many years. This intense collaboration consists partly of supplying modern transport equipment, including the necessary parts.
From left to right: Fred Westdijk, CEO Jan de Rijk Logistics, Daniël Uijtdewillegen, Director International Transport, Johan Claassen, Sales Manager Van Tilburg-Bastianen