It has been five years since Cluster Service Rotterdam was set up on the CTT site along Butaanweg near Rotterdam-Pernis. The cluster team does transport jobs for international customers in the port of Rotterdam. Over the past five years, the Cluster Service has improved the efficiency of tank container flows moving in and out of the area for the chemical industry, minimising the truck mileage total in Rotterdam’s chemical cluster.
As a large employer in the region and at the forefront of portal trade expansion strategies, Den Hartogh Logistics has made a major investment to add to its presence in the North East of England with the acquisition of mixed industrial logistics and office complex The Minories.
The Dutch Joint Fire Brigade (Gezamenlijke Brandweer) can 24/7 rely on Den Hartogh in the event of calamities. Last week, we were asked to urgently transport a booster pump to the province of Limburg which is ravaged by extreme flooding.
Den Hartogh is equipping its entire TDI container fleet with GPS Temperature Telematics, providing live GPS positioning and temperature control. This enables us to make data driven decisions in real time based on GPS positions, product temperature and heating settings.
Den Hartogh further increases the focus on sustainability by introducing environmental sustainability as the fifth pillar of growth, next to safety, employee engagement, customer satisfaction and profitable growth.
The Den Hartogh Logistics Annual Review 2020, a compact document with our 2020 annual results and highlights of our anniversary year, is now available for you to read.
Proud to have again been appointed by an Australia customer to assist with their major annual plant turnaround requiring more than 100 isotanks with various heating and baffles needs. Den Hartogh APAC and our network partner, Transom Marine Services, are constantly seeking innovative solutions to meet and exceed the complex logistics requirements of our customers in this region.
At Den Hartogh Asia-Pacific, we actively listen to the needs of our customers. End of April, we facilitated requests from customers in Dumai, Indonesia to open up international ISOtank shipping routes. Den Hartogh shipped out the 1st batch of 19 ISOtanks, via a barge, to Port Klang, Malaysia for onward transhipment to various global destinations. Before this direct shipping route existed, Dumai oleochemical refineries had to send their goods by land for international exports through other neighbouring ports in Sumatra. Delivery of goods to Port Klang via such ports will take three days of travel. However if it is via Dumai Port, it is estimated to take only 22 hours of travel.
Today the first 50-tonne electric truck has been put into use in The Netherlands. Den Hartogh utilises this unique truck in Rotterdam’s chemical cluster for the transport of polyols and MDI for Huntsman. We are proud to be part of this joint initiative, which is partly realised through support from the DKTI 2 demonstration programme of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.
Realising creative solutions is part of the Den Hartogh DNA. To bring our senior leaders from all over the world together we had to organise our yearly leadership meeting in a different way due to COVID-19. The solution was found by broadcasting live from a Virtual Event Studio, doing interviews on stage, listen to guest speakers, switch live to all continents, discuss together or meet in break out rooms, have fun and most importantly continue to build on a strong team of leaders who, together with all Den Hartogh employees worldwide, lay the foundation of the future of Den Hartogh.
NAM has again extended the contract with Den Hartogh as logistics partner for a further three years. Den Hartogh has been responsible for the safe and professional logistics of NAM’s production liquids since 1997, including production water and natural gas condensate. NAM’s core business is exploring for and producing oil and gas in the Netherlands.
Den Hartogh is operating a new long-term logistics contract at the Shell Rheinland Refinery in Cologne, Germany, with LNG powered trucks only. The deployment of these cleaner Volvo FH LNG trucks marks the long-standing partnership between Den Hartogh and Shell and their mutual goal to shape a better and more sustainable future.
Twenty-nine brand new swap bodies just arrived at our Logistics Service Center in Antwerp for final inspection. The 35,000 litre baffled swap bodies are the first of a batch of 225 ordered at Singamas. They are all fully ground operated (incl handrail) and equipped with an IMT thermometer for remote connectivity.
Den Hartogh Logistics has come to an agreement on the acquisition of Tschudi Tank Transport Oy in Finland, the tank transport division of the Tschudi Group. Taking over Tschudi’s liquid bulk activities will strengthen Den Hartogh’s network in Northern Europe and particularly in Finland and the Baltics.
Enjoy watching the Den Hartogh Season's Greetings video. On behalf of the entire Den Hartogh family we wish you all the best for 2021.
To further improve safety awareness within Den Hartogh, we are launching a series of short safety animations, aimed at preventing slips, trips and falls. How do you safely perform your daily tasks? Working on autopilot or always fully aware of a potential risk, even if that's an annoying gull?
The crowning glory of our 100th anniversary: official handover of the Royal designation certificate to Pieter den Hartogh by Jaap Smit, the King's Commissioner of the province of South Holland.
Den Hartogh received the maximum 5-star rating in a re-audit of ECOSTARS, a European qualification system for sustainable transport of cargo and people. This rating recognizes our efforts in the field of clean and sustainable transport.
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has awarded Den Hartogh Logistics the ‘Royal’ predicate. This honourable designation is the reward for Den Hartogh’s work as a leading logistics service provider for the chemical, gas, polymer and food industry. Den Hartogh may now call itself ‘Royal Den Hartogh’.
By working closely with the local port authority and our network partner, we now operate out of Dumai port directly with a ready supply of tank containers for international shipments. Our customers are now able to enjoy a higher level of safety, operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Here at Den Hartogh China, we recognize safety is key in the domestic transportation of liquid chemicals. Our joint venture with XT Logistics enables a wide variety of DG and non-DG chemicals to be transported within China. Take a look at the video for all details.
The Board of Directors of Den Hartogh Holding B.V. has announced the acquisition of majority shares of Shanghai Xintao Dangerous Cargo Transportation Co., Ltd (XT Logistics). This joint venture will significantly increase Den Hartogh’s capability to provide end-to-end chemical logistics services in China.
Den Hartogh China recently assigned a long distance ISO tank trucking order to XT Logistics which will cross over 6 provinces in China covering 1,900 km. This Japan-China door-to-door logistics contract showcases Den Hartogh’s value added service, despite challenging COVID-19 constraints to deliver multi-modal door-to-door transportation solutions across country borders in Asia.
Today, Den Hartogh Logistics is in business for 100 years exactly. Enjoy our rich family story that started 27 August 1920 in this animated video of 100 years Den Hartogh.
Recently EMA Kimya awarded Den Hartogh with the distribution of MDI and Polyols for the Turkish domestic market. The first shipments have been loaded in the beginning of August.
Den Hartogh recently received the European Gold Award from our customer Dow. This is in recognition of the outstanding contribution we have made towards supply chain excellence in the four pillars of the Dow 4STAR programme, namely: safety, sustainability, social responsibility and service. We are thankful to Dow and very proud of all colleagues who made this possible.
Under the coordination of Port of Antwerp, Den Hartogh Logistics together with a consortium of 35 partners representing leading ports, forwarders, cargo owners, logistics providers, knowledge institutes and technology firms officially launched the ePIcenter* project. The project is funded by the European Horizon 2020 programme.
The Den Hartogh Logistics Annual Review 2019, a compact and attractive document with our 2019 annual results and highlights of the year, is now available for you to read.
Whether you want your raw materials to be on the doorstep of your production site, or your finished goods to be close to your customers, Den Hartogh has the experience and the network to build and manage stocks in containers. The terminals are carefully selected to guarantee optimum safety and use.
When you have logistics challenges specifically in the Antwerp or Rotterdam Chemical Cluster you can integrate all your pick-ups and deliveries by utilising the services of our local Logistics Service Centers.
Den Hartogh Logistics provided a supply chain solution and logistics support in collaboration with Helm Proman Methanol AG to deliver a specialised ISO-tank of Methanol to SAL Heavy Lift M/V ‘Trina’. The Methanol is injected with Hydrogen into the air intake via a cost-effective and simple retrofit as designed and executed by FUELSAVE – Green Technology GmbH. We are proud to contribute to this new project, participating in a greener future.
The coronavirus is causing an increasing amount of site closures and disruptions of chemical supplies. With its very large fleet of containers, Den Hartogh is perfectly positioned to support you with stock and inventory flexibility in any part of your supply chain and in any region of the world.
At Den Hartogh we aim to have the highest standards of health and safety for our employees, the sites where we operate, our supply chain and the wider community. That is why our COVID-19 measures go beyond the legal obligations set upon us by various sets of legislations and regulations. As a measure to reduce the potential for Corona-virus cross infections between people, we offer a 24/7 Dedicated Driver Service.
In these times of COVID-19, Shell announced to donate 2,500,000 liter of Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) for the manufacture of hand sanitizers. IPA is made by Shell at their Pernis site and is one of the key ingredients to produce disinfectant hand gels. Den Hartogh has now offered Shell to transport 25 shipments of IPA from Pernis to the hand gel production sites free of charge.
As you are aware, the coronavirus outbreak has progressed into a worldwide pandemic (WHO). The situation is very serious and authorities across the globe are taking more measures every day. At Den Hartogh, Safety is priority number 1. In accordance with the guidelines of authorities,we continue our business activities as much as possible, while taking measures to ensure the safety of our employees, partners and customers.
As safety is our first priority, the Den Hartogh employees in Shanghai recently conducted a general emergency drill with accident simulation and evacuation.
Den Hartogh held an Asia Pacific (APAC) Network Partner event in Penang mid-January. The meeting was attended by Network Partners and sales representatives from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore. Theme for this year is “One APAC” where we seek to further build on a successful 2019 journey marked with record intra-APAC volumes.
In the Port of Antwerp, Den Hartogh recently opened a new Logistics Service Center 212 (LSC 212). Located in the heart of Antwerp's chemical industry we provide the right services to help secure our customers' supply chain by road, rail or barge.
Meet us in Rotterdam for LogiChem 2020, the event for leaders in the chemical supply chain. From 17-19 March Den Hartogh and its partners will be present to showcase what added value we can deliver to the chemical industry in order to optimise their supply chains.
The year 2020 marks the start of our anniversary year. A century ago, in 1920, the foundation of what we are today was laid. Enjoy reading about our history. We will update this story biweekly.
On behalf of our staff of 1,700 ambitious people, working from 42 offices in 23 countries we wish you a safe, healthy and wonderful New Year.
St. Petersburg is called the ‘Window to Europe’ because of its excellent location and access to water. So, it was a logical step for Den Hartogh to open an office here in 2009. Today, we are celebrating its 10th anniversary.
For almost a century, Den Hartogh Logistics has the ambition to grow. Learn more about our ambition for sustainable growth in the Asia Pacific region.
We celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Den Hartogh Lojistik Hizmetleri A.Ş, the Den Hartogh office in Istanbul, Turkey. Starting from scratch in 2009 we now have an established office serving customers all over the world with a wide range of logistics services.
ECTA recently announced to launch a new workgroup to improve Supply Chain Visibility within Bulk liquid flows. The creation of the workgroup was a shared initiative of Hoyer, Bertschi and Den Hartogh. The three parties started this initiative as they strongly believe in standardisation to further optimise the supply chain.
Shell and Den Hartogh Logistics have signed a cooperation agreement to offset the CO2emissions of the Den Hartogh fleet through participation in Shell's CO2 compensation programme.
In October the commercial and management teams of Den Hartogh Logistics will be present during the EPCA 53rd Annual Meeting in Berlin. We look forward to meet you there.
The Den Hartogh Logistics Annual Report 2018, an animated visual update about our annual results, is now available for you to watch.
Recently four brand new Volvo trucks arrived in Sweden to support Den Hartogh Trucking Services in the Nordics. The new trucks are the first in our Den Hartogh fleet with Swedish licence plates.
To celebrate the addition of three new, technically innovative, container types to the MDI fleet, Den Hartogh recently organised a gathering at LSC 5210 - our Logistics Service Center in Rotterdam-Botlek (NL).
Den Hartogh Logistics and onepoint recently concluded a cooperation agreement for Managed IT Services.
After several years downtown Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian office of Den Hartogh recently moved to a new, larger office in the western part of Rio.
Recently some new technical developments have been inserted into the Den Hartogh MDI-fleet; composite MDI-tanks with 28.000 liter capacity and a 26.000 ltr Swaptank for MDI.
From 7-9 June 2019 Transport logistic will take place in Munich, Germany. For us as Den Hartogh Logistics, the trade fair provides the ideal environment to catch up with decision-makers to discuss supply chain challenges and the benefits our Den Hartogh solutions offer to overcome them.
Den Hartogh Logistics has invested in new, much larger, premises at Phoenix House on the Surtees Business Park in Stockton (UK). Stockton is home to a number of departments including account management and maintenance and repair for global operations.
Den Hartogh Logistics has been awarded Eastman’s Supplier's Excellence Award for the second year in a row. “This award to the global Den Hartogh team is a continuing recognition of the high customer service levels we provide to our customers.”
Den Hartogh is highly specialised in the movement of liquid chemicals. This year we will further expand our fleet with new MDI tanks.
Recently, the first new Den Hartogh trucks for 2019 were delivered in Rozenburg (NL). The four Volvo trucks were destined for Belgium and are part of a replacement order of 88 units, consisting of 62 Volvo and 26 MAN trucks.
Today Den Hartogh Logistics and MOL Chemical Tankers announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop and streamline liquid chemical logistics services utilizing tank containers, parcel chemical tankers and tank terminals.
Den Hartogh Logistics has been awarded Best Employer within the Netherlands in the category 'Transport & Logistics' scoring the highest rank of three stars.
As part of a substantial investment, we are excited and proud to announce the first six dedicated lightweight combinations of truck and chassis to support our Dry Bulk Operations.
Take a look at the 2018 Den Hartogh New Year's video. We hope you'll enjoy it.
Den Hartogh introduces chemical transport training at Dow Terneuzen to provide insight in the basics of chemical transports and the steps a driver needs to take before (un)loading.
Proud to be awarded with the 1st Transport & Logistics Netherlands (TLN) Innovation Award for the development and implementation of Den Hartogh's Cluster Service Rotterdam.
Den Hartogh Coevorden had the pleasure to host the kickoff event for the ‘Dutch Techzone Logistics Week’ that takes place from 1 till 8 November. This event supports the Dutch regions of Coevorden, Emmen, Hardenberg and Hoogeveen to draw attention to Logistics and promote the sector to job seekers.
Den Hartogh Lojistik Hizmetleri A.Ş. is proud to announce it recently successfully completed the CDI-MPC TCO audit as the very first company in Turkey.
Astrata Europe celebrates 25 years of trustful partnership with Den Hartogh.
Den Hartogh Logistics was proud partner of the Ooievaarsrun this weekend, a drive event in the surroundings of The Hague (Netherlands).
On September 7, 8 & 9 the city of Rotterdam celebrated the 41st edition of the World Port Days and Den Hartogh Logistics was there.
Den Hartogh Logistics is nominated for the title Best Employer of 2018/2019 in the category Transport & Logistics.
Den Hartogh Logistics has recently taken delivery of more than 50 Volvo FH 460 4x2 tractor units out of a total order of 100 trucks which will be delivered to various depots in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, UK, Poland, Italy and Hungary.
Den Hartogh Logistics receives 500 new 30ft Dry Bulk Containers in one single shipment
In the beginning of July we expect the new containers which reflect Den Hartogh’s ambition for growth in the intermodal dry bulk logistics industry.
Recently, Den Hartogh Trucking BV received the Ecostars certificate for sustainable transport and was even awarded the maximum five Goldstars.
The first of our next generation 30 ft. Den Hartogh Dry Bulk Containers is now in daily service, manufactured within UK for the European Market.
Incorporating new designs, enabling high yield strength, without losing vision for high capacity.
On August 22nd Den Hartogh received the Solvay Excellence Supplier Award for Maritime Logistics Services. The excellence award signifies outstanding carrier performance enabling Solvay fluidity throughout their global supply chain.
On 8 June, staff from one of Den Hartogh Logistics' main customers, attended a Logistics Training Day in Rozenburg, where one of Den Hartogh's workshops is located.
The Boards of Directors of Den Hartogh Holding B.V. and Bulkcon Transport AB have announced that, as of 2 May 2017, Den Hartogh has acquired Bulkcon.
Den Hartogh Logistics is a leading logistics service provider for the (petro)chemical industry. In collaboration with various customers, the company has already developed two Logistics Service Centres to optimise the logistics at Rotterdam’s Chemical Cluster. An innovative concept that warrants a follow-up.
Boasso Global, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quality Distribution, Inc., today announced that it has acquired Den Hartogh’s European depot and tank cleaning services business, known as Den Hartogh Cleaning B.V. Over time Den Hartogh Cleaning will transition to the Boasso Global brand.
On February 23, 2017 the annual presentation of the Contractor Awards took place at Huntsman Rotterdam-Botlek (5210). The Contractor Awards are presented annually based on the safety performance of the on-site 'house contractors'. This year, Den Hartogh received the Gold+ award.
About 75% of Den Hartogh Dry Bulk's operations involve the transport of plastic pellets. As part of its environmental agenda, Den Hartogh made a public commitment by signing up to Operation Clean Sweep.
Den Hartogh has invested in 100 new Euro 6 trucks, 51 of which will be produced by Volvo and 49 by MAN.
This year, Den Hartogh Logistics has again decided not to send Christmas postcards to its business contacts and to donate the corresponding amount to four local charities chosen and handed by Young Den Hartogh.
On October 4th, Den Hartogh Logistics has been awarded Best Employer within the Netherlands in the category 'Transport & Logistics'.
On June 9, 2016, Quaker Chemical B.V. and Den Hartogh Liquid Logistics B.V. signed a three-year contract to continue their successful cooperation together, a relationship that originated in 2011. The agreement allows for bulk liquid transportation inbound and outbound from Quaker Chemical's site in Uithoorn.
The Boards of Directors of Den Hartogh Holding B.V. and InterBulk Group plc have announced that, as of March 9, 2016, InterBulk and Den Hartogh have officially joined forces.