Heavy Transport

Zwatra Transport, located at the Schieweg in Delft, is a company that is specialized in heavy transport. Zwatra has years of experience in this field. With an extensive vehicle fleet, and experienced and well-trained staff, Zwatra Transport provides many forms of heavy transport for an extensive clientele. With its slogan “Transport is not a problem, but a profession” Zwatra has carried out much heavy transport for satisfied customers.
Zwatra’s vehicle fleet, regarding heavy transport, offers the benefits of specialization and standardization, which enables us to response quickly, and to anticipate to the ever changing customer demands. Whether it is heavy, open or closed transport, or heavy transport with special dimensions, Zwatra has the right vehicles for heavy transport. Heavy transport vehicles to transport wide, high and large goods, but Zwatra also has vehicles which can transport very heavy loads. Zwatra Transport has been specializing in heavy transport since its founding in 1945. Abnormal loads are very normal for Zwatra.

Heavy transport vehicle fleet

Zwatra’s heavy transport vehicles, recognizable by their color and logo, are all fully equipped to carry out heavy transport quickly and carefully. Our vehicles meet the strict standards in terms of safety, environment and ergonomics. Zwatra chooses the most modern engines that are available at the leading truck manufacturers. Most of the vehicles are equipped with Euro-5 engines, which meet the European guidelines.
Heavy TransportAll heavy transport vehicles are equipped with a Track & Trace system. This makes it possible to follow the cars throughout Europe and beyond. This tracking system is integrated into the on-board computer in the truck, so the planning can be communicated to the driver. Due to this system, the route information and instructions are always very clear. By using this on-board computer, the driver is also able to communicate the status of the job and route. Since heavy transport requires transportation assistance, Zwatra has its own pilot cars and certified supervisors available.

Heavy transport certifications

All employees of Zwatra Transport acquired the necessary training and certificates. As a heavy transport company, Zwatra has all licenses and certificates required, like the NIWO license for conducting national and international transport for third parties. The company is certified according to ISO 9001 and VCA **. Zwatra also has the CO2 awareness certificate.

Heavy transport safety

To Zwatra, the safety of their employees as well as the safety of other road users is very important. Therefore, we pay a lot of attention to ergonomics in and around the car, as well as to comfort, so the driver can concentrate fully on the road and his main job: ‘’the safe transportation of the goods for the customer”. A pleasant work environment is important. Many of Zwatra’s heavy transport vehicles are equipped with air conditioning, stationary air condition and a heather, which provide the most comfortable condition for our drivers as possible. The chair and operating comfort in the truck is important for our employees as well.

Heavy transport operation

Besides taking care of transport, Zwatra heavy transport also features possible storage of goods for short or long periods. Many customers have been using our storage services. Our department Industrial Relocations takes care of the transport, moving and placing of large machines, switchgear, motors, generators and transformers amongst others. Thanks to our many tools, experience and knowledge, Zwatra is capable of doing our job in a quick and professional way.

Heavy transport

Many of Zwatra’s trucks are equipped with a mounted crane for loading and unloading cargo. Lifting operations can also be performed with these cranes. Naturally, the drivers possess the necessary diplomas and certificates. About 40 of our drivers own a TCVT certificate, which allows them to operate a mobile crane or a mounted crane. Besides drivers and staff to perform Industrial Removals, several employees work at supporting departments. The planning department maintains contact with customers, takes orders and enters the orders in the fully automated planning system. They also schedule the transports and inform the drivers and employees. During the execution of orders, the scheduler maintains in contact with our drivers and, if necessary, the client.

Heavy transport contact

If you are thinking about outsourcing your heavy transport, you can trust on us. Zwatra is the specialist when it comes to heavy transport! Would you like to know what we could do for you in the field of heavy transport? Please contact us.

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