Van Es is chartering for Van Bentum Ferry. The Renault is a big cabbed T series equipped with a pusher axle. Pushers are quite popular in the UK, with a three axled semi trailer the allowed gross weight is 44 ton. The UK government subsidizes it over the 2+ 3 axled 40 ton combo.
A Polish curtainsider running on the Dutch A50 motorway. The EC changed rulings for weekend resting hours of truck drivers. Its not longer allowed to stay in the cab during the weekly resting period. The problem is nobody knows who should enforce this rules in Europe..........
A small Mercedes Antos hooked to a single axled semi trailer. The rig is used for distributing kitchen to the end users. Maneuverability is everything in physical distribution, Dutch towns and villages are often cramped with narrow streets.
A distribution combo owned by Dutch operator Rotra. The rig is used for collecting cargo for its groupage work and distributing cargo from its international groupage work. Scania is the preferred brand of the Dutch haulage company.
Bas van Buuren running a DAF XF Euro 6 Super Space Cab hooked to a walking floor semi trailer. The Dutch company is a huge trader and manufacturer of potting soil. Their products are sold to professional growers and whole sales organizations.
In the seventies and eighties 2 +3 axled combos were quite popular. Nowadays most operator are buying 6 x 2 rigids for the work. The trailer is often showing up the mid axle concept. Its making the live of the driver much easier compared to driving a traditional trailer.