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Why you need tonneau cover on your pickup truck

tonneau cover

Installing a quality tonneau cover on your pickup truck is a great idea that can improve the look and value of your truck. You can spend a little money and get a tonneau cover that looks better than a tap or you can pay a lot of money and get a tonneau cover that really makes a statement. In the …

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New cattle combination for JA de Haan

VofJA de Haan of Harkema, Friesland, has a tractor-trailer combination in its fleet for the first time with the operation of the new Scania R590 tractor. In 2021, the company participates in the Selection of the Most Beautiful Trucks in the Netherlands with the combination of the Volvo FH. Watch the video at the bottom of this page. Cars with …

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More employers are suffering from persistent staff shortages

The labor market in this sector is struggling with personnel shortages. That’s what the increasing number of entrepreneurs in road freight (52% in Q2 versus 46% in Q1) and logistics service providers (34% in Q2 versus 30% in Q1) says. The number of vacancies remains high and pension outflows continue to increase. The number of bankruptcies remains at a low …

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Farmers block highways A67 and A2

The A67 between Eindhoven and Venlo, near Liessel, is currently blocked by farmers. That’s why the highway towards Venlo was closed. Rijkswaterstaat reported to NU.nl that the police were on the scene and would intervene. According to ANWB, there are about ten to fifteen tractors on the road. A big jam has formed. About forty tractors blocked the road on …

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50 DAF for Flemish Tailormade Logistics

In 2019 Tailormade Logistics purchased 25 units of DAF tractors and 16 DAF trucks to complete the company’s satisfaction. This year, 50 new generation tractors (40 XF 430 and 10 XG 430) were purchased, in addition to 15 CF 430 trucks. “Just like the 2019 order, the purchase of the new DAF tractor was largely inspired by driver comfort,” said …

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PAX transports ‘Missing Airmen’ monument

At Frisian Molkwerum, in IJsselmeer, four-meter-high wings have been sticking out of the water since last Friday. This is a memorial in memory of all the dead and missing allied pilots and other crew members who crashed into the IJsselmeer during the Second World War. The memorial, dubbed the ‘Missing Airmen’, lies where the body of Scottish pilot Thomas Fraser …

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Verhoeven drives international transport with the Volvo FH I-Save

Verhoeven from Uden drives a Volvo FH I-Save for international transportation. “This saves the company about 4.5 to 5% on fuel consumption. Not only is it cost-effective, but also a good step towards a more sustainable society with less CO2 emissions,” said Volvo. Verhoeven now owns 39 Volvo FHs with I-Save drives. Seventeen of these trucks are new FH models …

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Shell opens first hydrogen filling point for trucks

Shell today opened its first public hydrogen filling point for freight traffic in the Netherlands at the GZI Next energy center in Emmen. The hydrogen filling point at Emmen is part of the European hydrogen network for heavy road transport. This will make the (inter)national transportation of goods more sustainable. The Qbuzz hydrogen buses, co-financed by the province of Drenthe, …

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Measures to improve road safety on the N50

In the short term, the speed in Kampen N50 – Kampen Zuid will temporarily be adjusted to 80 km/h to improve road safety. The Harbers Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management has decided on this after consultation with regional parties, including the municipality of Kampen and the province of Overijssel. Work is also being carried out to install physical lane …

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The most beautiful trucks in the Netherlands 2022: here are the nominees

The most beautiful trucks in the Netherlands 2022: here are the nominees

Every year it is one of the highlights of the Truckstar Festival: the selection of the Most Beautiful Trucks in the Netherlands. In addition to the 40th Truckstar Festival, this year also celebrates the selection of the 40 Most Beautiful Trucks in the Netherlands! A total of 24 different trucks took part in the selection of the Most Beautiful Trucks …

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