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Strategic partnership between International Road Ferry B.V.&Boekestijn Transport Service

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Strategic partnership between International Road Ferry B.V. & Boekestijn Transport Service started with Boekestijn acquiring the Polish trucking activities from IRF.

“Both our companies have a strategy of focus on their core business. IRF strengthened their focus on shipments to & from the UK, something we are known for in the market, and have proven our high performance for over 30 years. With Boekestijn Transport Service we found a partner which is focused on providing trucking capacity. Both of us follow a strategy on the long term and sustainable solutions, which makes this a great match” according to Antoine Ligtvoet, CEO IRF. Boekestijn Transport will provide IRF with a capacity of 30 to 40 trucks on a permanent basis.

Quoting Peter Boekestijn, CEO Boekestijn Transport Service, “Sharing the same principle of continuous improvement in our day to day operations guided by a sustainable approach, gave us a good feeling from start. Digital integration to the highest level aligns the workflow of both organizations and will bring efficiency by optimizing route planning, which in turn results in less empty kilometers and thus less emissions. “Both companies will continue their ambitious growth based on these strong fundamentals.

“We have built up experience in the ferry traffic over the last 10 years and build strong partnerships. Our 750+ trucks are daily supporting our partners fulfilling their promises. Taking over IRF’s trucking activities in Poland increases our synergies with an increasing fleet. This allows us to be more flexible for our partners and continue supporting them with first class trucking service any time of year. International Road Ferry B.V. can increase focus on their main business, at which they have proven outstanding performance and we will ensure their trucking capacity in all seasons.” Said Sjef Boekestijn, COO Boekestijn Transport Service.

The History behind Boekestijn Transport

Since our establishment, we specialise in many areas of the logistics sector. We offer an all-in-one service and promise the highest level of standards, while limiting the cost.
This complete solution makes us stand out from our competitors
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Boekestijn Timeline

Questions? We have your answers.

How do you transport High Value Loads?

All high value loads are transported under strict internal policies. It is standard working practice to have panic buttons, electro locking systems on our trailers, motion sensors, acoustic alarms, predefined routing and in-house 24/7 monitoring.

Can I transport commodities at different temperatures in the one truck?

Multi Temperature means that you can divide your loading space into several temperature compartments with a different temperature range in each part - For example: The first half of the trailer is set up for 2-8 degrees, we put a wall in between, so the other half can be set up for 15-25 degrees

Are all your drivers ADR Trained?

Yes, our drivers follow annual ADR training and our entire fleet is also equipped with the latest up-to-date ADR equipment

Is Boekestijn Transport Multilingual?

Boekestijn control tower is in operation 24/7 and is located in Poznan PL. The main language we use is English but our colleagues can speak various languages such as FR, DE, ESP, RU,UA.

How do you implement GDP training?

Office employees as well as our drivers are obliged to have GDP training annually. This falls under the control of our Boekestijn Quality department and we use a Learning Management System.

Do you provide Double Teams?

We operate Double Teams in order to make our transit time shorter and to ensure the highest security standards. If the drivers need to take a break, approved secure parking is used.