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DB Schenker modernizes its fleet with 75 new trailers

DB Schenker invests in the further development of the Belgian land transport division, among other things by modernizing its fleet. In the upcoming weeks, a total of 75 new trailers will be delivered step by step to the land transport branch in Mechelen. These will be deployed from Belgium in the international groupage network throughout Europe.

Picture: Patrick Bellen, Branch Manager Landtransport and Peter Vermeiren, Fleet Coordinator receive the trailer from Jan Snissaert, Key Accountmanager at TIP.

Patrick Bellen, Branch Manager Land Transport in Mechelen: “Because we continuously invest in the future and want to meet the wishes of our customers, we renew our trailer fleet. We use these trailers in a long-term leasing via TIP."

TIP is an international supplier of trailers. Jan Snissaert, Key Account Manager Benelux: “We have a long history with DB Schenker and have been working with them for some time. Recently we also supplied new trailers in other countries. We are happy that we can support DB Schenker here as well."

TIP presented the first trailer on Tuesday 3 September 2019 to Patrick Bellen and Peter Vermeiren, Fleet Coordinator. Peter: “The trailers are operated by our three national transport locations in Zwevegem, Mechelen and Eupen. They are immediately used for daily national and international distribution. The trailers are equipped with a modern tracking system which simplifies checkings and analyzing the trailer usage. This allows us to improve the load factor. We can perfectly locate the trailers and improve the follow up on our customers' shipments.”

DB Schenker
DB Schenker is one of the top 3 logistics providers in the Benelux. With around 4,000 employees, 33 strategically located logistics centers and offices, Schenker Logistics Benelux offers fully integrated services in the field of land transport, air freight, sea freight, fairs & events, contract logistics and supply chain management.

TIP Trailer Services
TIP Trailer Services offers leasing, rental, maintenance and repair solutions to relations within the transport and logistics industry throughout Europe. TIP offers its services from 102 locations in seventeen countries in Europe and Canada. TIP‘s extensive services range from the purchase of equipment, financing, rental, maintenance or repair, to the purchase and sale of used equipment.