A TRANSPORTER WITH MILLIONS OF MILES OF HISTORY
It is 1894 when Thomas Boers begins. As the founder of a family business that has seen the transportation industry change completely. The first trucks, the arrival of trailers, the development of the sea container, the focus on environmentally-conscious transportation.... Milestones in the history of a company that witnessed many changes, but has always remained true to itself. Small-scale and flexible, professional and customer-oriented. The partner for groupage and transport to UK.
FROM FOUNDING TO THE FIRST TRANSPORT TO UK
Between that very beginning and today there are millions of kilometers. Check the timeline for some characteristic moments in the evolution of Thomas Boers!
Start of the company with a barge by the father of Thomas Boers Leendert Boers
Thomas Boers comes from school to help his father sail the boat
Thomas marries and continues independently
Thomas Boers starts a regular service on Amsterdam with an non-motorized barge
Thomas Boers goes motorized
The first truck
First time to England. The start of UK transport
Continental Import and Export collaboration with Thomas Boers UK Ltd. Under the name Continental - Thomas Boers
New corporate identity
Acquisition of Continental Import and Export and relocation from Hoflaan in 's-Gravenzande to Hoek van Holland
Takeover Theo Tanke BV
125 year anniversary