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About D&R

In 1977, Ron de Roo and Arie van Donge founded the company that has been carrying their family names proudly ever since: Van Donge & de Roo or in short D&R. In the year 1983 Ron de Roo acquired 100% control over the company and continued doing business under this name, a strong brand that already acquired recognition throughout the market.

The group comprises out of a number of companies active in various fields of logistics such as freight forwarding, NVOCC (Non-vessel Operating Common Carrier), software development, inter-modal transport (rail/barge/road), customs brokerage, terminal/depot and safety activities.

D&R Group’s head office is located in Rhoon, right in the heart of the Port of Rotterdam one of the main ports of Europe and the center of international container shipping. The port is the gateway to the European market with over 500 million consumers.

Some of our suppliers

Acquired by Maersk, subject approval
Strategic cooperation with 2M Alliance
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Merger with Hapag-Lloyd, subject approval
Merger of 3 shipping lines, subject approval

Some Of Our Strong Points

Terminal

Operating 2 terminal/depot’s in Rotterdam and Antwerp, 345.000 square meter

Terminal

Operating 2 terminal/depot’s in Rotterdam and Antwerp, 345.000 square meter

Handling

We handled in 2016 over 600.000 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit)

Handling

We handled in 2016 over 600.000 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit)

Turnover

250 million US dollar in 2016

Turnover

250 million US dollar in 2016

IT system

Tailor made IT system, 5 dedicated programmers in-house

IT System

Tailor made IT system, 5 dedicated programmers in-house

Connection

40 trains per week between Rotterdam and Europe, 100 TEU capacity per train

Connection

40 trains per week between Rotterdam and Europe, 100 TEU capacity per train

Our Mission

At Van Donge & De Roo we want to develop ourselves to become the most efficient freight forwarder within the worldwide logistics industry by delivering services of the highest quality which comply to your own high standards. By utilizing the full capacity of our global network, we will take care of the process from door to door and stay competitive, while maintaining an excellent price/quality ratio. We make it our personal mission to invest in a long term cooperation which is mutually beneficial for all parties involved. Through the process of taking care of all your logistics we will completely unburden you as a client so that your product will reach the place of destination in the most efficient way possible. Together we will invest in a better future.

Van Donge & De Roo, logistics without boundaries.

As an organization we stay ahead of the curve through constant innovation and improvement of the efficiency of our operations. A critical and refreshing look towards our own organization combined with openness to change is what allows us to outperform ourselves on every possible occasion. Meanwhile we will hold on to the values of the founder of our family company, where the port mentality of Rotterdam is the main point of focus. Working hard, continuous learning, quick and adequate decisions, the freedom to make your own choices and an informal ambiance that invites to friendships for life.

Certifications and Licenses

Milestones

2017

D&R was founded on the 1st of July 1977, we had a party on the 29th of September 2017 to celebrate both this milestone, as the birthday of one it’s founders which was on the 4th of July 1952.

2016

2015

2015

2014

2013

2013

2011

2011

2011

2010

2009

2009

2008

2006

Start of Distri Rail BV

1999

1995

1983

1977

1966

Members of the D&R Group