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COVID-19 l Update

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Dear Stakeholder,

As you will undoubtedly know, this past weekend revolved entirely around the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Dutch government has announced a new set of precautionary measures and urgently requested everyone to comply with them. We, the GEBA Trans team, will of course do so and have implemented measures to keep our staff members safe. To safeguard our continuity, we have implemented the following measures:

  • Both our internal operational departments (Accounting and Administration) and our Sales Department will work from home.
  • Our Planning Departments at our Venlo and Tilburg offices will partially work from our offices. The absence of other colleagues ensures they can maintain at least the recommended 1.5 metre distance. Part of our risk diversification strategy is to have a segment of our planners work from home. This ensures that our operational continuity is safeguarded at all times.
  • The previously implemented measure not to participate in any face-to-face meetings (both internally and externally) is maintained.

GEBA Trans will remain fully operational and has the capacity and staff members to continue its services. Precautions already or yet to be implemented by various European governments, may make it impossible to complete all transports and deliveries on schedule. Our Planning Department will continue to update you about this to the greatest possible extent. We do hope you understand that force majeure does apply here and that we cannot offer guarantees in this respect. We will continue to stay up-to-date about the situation in all European countries and will of course continue to update you if and when new developments arise that might affect us.

Please rest assured that now, more than ever, our team will do anything to limit any nuisance you might experience to an absolute minimum. We are grateful for your cooperation and understanding during this exceptional time. Your contact person at GEBA Trans remains available for any questions, remarks and orders.

We hope that you and your loved ones stay healthy and strong during these hard times.

Kind regards,

GEBA Trans

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Opening new branch office in the Port of Rotterdam

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On March 1st 2015, GEBA Trans opened its new branch office in Rotterdam, located at the Parmentierplein in the Waalhaven district of the Port of Rotterdam. Opening this second office is a strategic choice, the results of which will lead to a further increase of our existing capacity to support our customers in providing answers to their needs for air freight, sea freight and intermodal freight. This means we currently have two operational offices, our headquarters in Venlo, and a new office in Europe’s primary sea port: The Port of Rotterdam.

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New EU regulations sulfuric gas emissions 2015

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As of January 1st 2015, new EU regulations will come into effect with regards to sulfuric gas emissions by ships in the so called Sulfur Emissions Control Areas (SECA). This area stretches from the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and all the way to the Channel between England and France. Within this zone, sulfur emissions must be reduced to a maximum of 0.1%, where the current emission rates lie at approximately 1%.

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Short documentary GEBA Galibier

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Last tuesday, the 26th of August, the CityCinema theater in Venlo hosted the première of the short documentary GEBA Galibier. Under the watchfull eye of the people who were actually present during the climb, the twelve-minute long film, made by Halo Media Productions Venlo, was shown on a big screen. Full of admiration the cyclists and their partners, members of the board of the KidzBase Foundation and many more, watched intensly. Now the short film is online where you can watch it as well.

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