Milestones

Our Milestones

A brief overview of the most important events in the history of BTS Logistics


1974 - VBE Group is founded, its first business unit van Bebberen Transport offers European road freight LTL and FTL services.

1985 - BTS Shipping & Forwarding is founded as second business unit to meet the increasing demand for ocean freight and air freight services.

1997 - A new build office and warehouse is opened to accommodate all business units under one roof, providing customers a full scope of logistics services

2008 - BTS Shipping & Forwarding is rebranded into BTS Logistics in order to better reflect the services offered.

2010 - FMC / OTI licensed as foreign NVOCC enabling us to issue own House Bills of Lading, arrange AMS filings and agree on carrier contracts for shipment to the U.S.A.

2010 - Opening of our air freight office at Amsterdam airport to handle the increasing air freight volumes within the group.

2012 - AEO Certification is granted to BTS Logistics by Dutch Customs

2012 - Warehouse expansion is finished at our head office in Rotterdam (Heerjansdam)

2013 - BTS Logistics Amsterdam is awarded top 5 fastest growing companies on the IATA export list for the second consecutive year at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

2014 - BTS Logistics moved to new office on June 10th, 2014.
Our new 3 floors / 1.500 sq.meter office is located in Barendrecht, close to the borders of Rotterdam city.

2017 - We are proud to announce that BTS Logistics has strengthened its presence in Germany with the opening of 2 new offices.

Our German offices are based in the 2 main logistics hot spots in Germany, Dusseldorf and Hamburg and are fully up and running and fully equipped to handle any kind of air and sea freight imports and exports.

Hamburg thanks to its geographical location and easy accessibility by water, road, rail and air, is an outstanding hub of logistics in world trade and the most important logistics location in Germany, also making it the ideal harbor for Eastern Europe.  As a global hub serving overseas countries, Central and Eastern Europe, and the entire Baltic Sea region, Hamburg benefits from its central position at the confluence of the global trade handled by European logistics.