Partner login

Sealing Tool

Reach out to our online tool for sealing instructions for containers and trailers.



Check the actual status of your shipments, the estimated time of arrival and many more via FreightInsight.


Charter portal

The charter portal provides transport partners access to transport planning, work instructions, orders and feedback.


Employee login


Tengio is the communication portal for Van den Bosch employees. Get connected!


Online Academy

Stay up to date on our latest procedures and e-learnings via our online Academy.


Citrix login

Employees can log in via a remote Citrix login. Receive your login via the ICT Service Desk.


My Van den Bosch Outlook

Online Outlook webportal for drivers.


Special evening honouring loyal employees
06 November 2023

Special evening honouring loyal employees

Van den Bosch pays tribute to jubilarians and retirees

The annual jubilee evening was held at the Van den Bosch Academy in Erp on Friday 3 November. Ten celebrants marked milestone workiversaries and recent retirements at this memory-filled evening in honour of their many years of service.

Van den Bosch CEO Rico Daandels welcomed everyone to the party. "We're very proud to be here tonight with ten jubilarians and retirees," he said. Daandels thanked the loyal employees for their tireless efforts. "Your passion and energy is invaluable to us."

After an official photo opportunity, the evening could truly begin. One by one, all the celebrants were put in the spotlight. Photos and stories were used to recall fond memories of past years of service.

‘Never home late’
Henk Timmers has plenty of stories. The retiree started at Van den Bosch in 1998 and drove many international beer transports. "To France and Germany, for example. Getting to visit so many places is the best part of the job. And my wife accompanied me whenever possible, so I could never be late coming home either," laughs the driver.

Even after his retirement, Timmers still occasionally climbs into a Van den Bosch truck. "Then I just drive the English combination to the port in Rotterdam. I never had time for hobbies, but I've been playing darts on Thursday evenings for the past weeks."

Learning the business
Badminton is the favourite hobby of Emiel van Haren, Operations Director of the Liquid Bulk division. But this Friday evening, he skipped badminton to attend the jubilee evening. Van Haren has been with Van den Bosch for 25 years, even though he originally started 'just to learn the ropes'.

"My family had their own transport company and I was supposed to go back there after two years. But things turned out a bit differently." He started in planning and has since progressed to Operations Director. "I feel right at home here. I even met my wife here, who also worked for Van den Bosch."

Turgay Caliskaner had also completely mapped out his path beforehand and managed to stick to it. Caliskaner started in cleaning at Van den Bosch and got his driving licence in the meantime. "That was also the plan: first work and then get my driving licence," he says.

He has now been with Van den Bosch for 25 years and a driver for more than 20. "The freedom is what appeals to me the most. You are basically your own boss in the lorry. And I just love driving. I even enjoy going on long drives during my holidays."

On to 25
Trainer Marjon Koch is also enjoying herself, both at work and at the jubilee evening. "It's really unique and special to be put in the limelight like this. You must be doing something right as a company if you have so many people to put in the spotlight."

At the start of the year, Koch had been with the company for 12.5 years but as far as she is concerned, she will continue until she reaches her 25th workiversary. "Definitely and if possible, even longer. I'm enjoying myself very much. Van den Bosch is a wonderful company."

All celebrants at a glance: 

12.5 years: Marjon Koch, Marcel Verbrugge and Laszlo Lukacs. 25 years: Turgay Caliskaner, Emiel van Haren, Wally Lentjes, Chanthy Hem and Berry Helmhout†. Retirees: Jos Merkx, Henk Timmers and Rene Jongeneel.

Would you like to receive new insights?

At Van den Bosch, we are happy to share our experience to improve the world of bulk logistics together. Please feel free to contact us with any challenge, question or request.


Fourth edition magazine Game Changer
Fourth edition magazine Game Changer

Logistics is no longer simply about transport. Van den Bosch believes it’s also about data, insights and knowhow. And that raises some interesting topics. In the new edition of our magazine Game Changer, we are happy to share these, and more, with you.   Read more

Van den Bosch opens branch in Milan
Van den Bosch opens branch in Milan

Van den Bosch continues to develop its activities in the Italian market with the opening of a branch in Agrate Brianza, Milan. “In recent years we have achieved considerable growth in the Italian market, partly due to the acquisition of fellow transporter, Gé Simons. Now we are t ... Read more

Van den Bosch opens new cleaning station in West Africa
Van den Bosch opens new cleaning station in West Africa

Van den Bosch's new cleaning facility in Africa became fully operational on 1 November 2023. The new tank cleaning station will enable the logistics service provider to set up new transport flows from Africa to the rest of the world.  Read more