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VCHD Cargo Runs on Emission-Free HVO Fuel

The international transport company VCHD Cargo has begun testing the operation of its long-distance route exclusively on HVO, a hydrogenated diesel from renewable sources. The nearly 2,000-kilometer-long route from Germany to Denmark and back runs five times a week with 80 percent fewer emissions compared to conventional fuel. HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) is a renewable … Continue reading VCHD Cargo Runs on Emission-Free HVO Fuel

VCHD Cargo invests in quality and safe technology.

Last year, the international transport company VCHD Cargo welcomed about a hundred new vehicles to its fleet, thereby reducing the average age of its vehicle fleet in the Czech Republic to 2.3 years. This significant investment also led to a notable decrease in the costs of maintenance and vehicle service. With an investment of 180 … Continue reading VCHD Cargo invests in quality and safe technology.

VCHD Cargo for a good cause

Our company VCHD Cargo has been supporting public benefit activities for many years. This year we supported the non-profit organization Drivers Helping Children, which is dedicated to children from an orphanage. In addition, we also continued our cooperation with the Czech SAR Team, an organization of volunteer rescue workers, and financed the purchase of a … Continue reading VCHD Cargo for a good cause

VCHD Cargo GmbH announces change of registered office

VCHD Cargo GmbH announces change of registered office VCHD Cargo GmbH has made a strategic decision to move its headquarters from Radeburg to Alsfeld in Hesse, Germany. This is due to its convenient location on the A5 motorway at the junctions of its international routes as well as its proximity to its subsidiary Völker Logistik, … Continue reading VCHD Cargo GmbH announces change of registered office

VCHD Cargo carries new swap bodies

The transport company VCHD Cargo has started cooperation on the transport of empty swap bodies directly from their production to the central warehouse in Dortmund. It is taking advantage of synergies with its long-distance international routes that run through the Ruhr area in Germany. VCHD Cargo, which has subsidiaries in Germany, has expanded its service … Continue reading VCHD Cargo carries new swap bodies

VCHD Cargo Group last year

The transport company VCHD Cargo a.s. has had a successful year in 2022. According to preliminary results, its revenues exceeded one billion Czech crowns in the Czech Republic alone, representing a 17 percent increase compared to the previous year. The company also significantly strengthened its position in the German market. The revenues of its subsidiary, … Continue reading VCHD Cargo Group last year

VCHD Cargo launches new international route

The transport company VCHD Cargo has started operating an international route between Nuremberg and Wrocław. The line, with regular daily departures, has expanded the company’s portfolio to 112 routes, which go to all corners of Europe every day. VCHD Cargo is a specialist in line haulage, which is used by logistics, manufacturing and retail companies. … Continue reading VCHD Cargo launches new international route

VCHD Cargo supported the purchase of defibrillators

The transport company VCHD Cargo continues its cooperation with the largest Search & Rescue volunteer rescue organisation in the Czech Republic. This year’s support from VCHD Cargo enabled the Czech SAR Team volunteers to purchase sophisticated automated external defibrillators. The Czech SAR Team is an independent SAR (Search and Rescue) association. It was founded in … Continue reading VCHD Cargo supported the purchase of defibrillators

Workshop with Scania Vice President

In October this year, the transport company VCHD Cargo conducted an internal survey of the satisfaction of its employees, especially professional drivers, with Scania vehicles, which have a significant presence in its fleet. The results of the survey showed a high degree of satisfaction with the brand and both partners agreed at a joint workshop … Continue reading Workshop with Scania Vice President

VCHD Cargo among the TOP companies in the Czech Republic

The transport company VCHD Cargo has been awarded the AAA Platinum Excellence certificate by the prestigious Dun & Bradstreet agency and thus ranks among the 0.1 percent of TOP companies in the Czech Republic that achieve this award. The certificate with the highest possible rating confirms VCHD Cargo’s financial stability, healthy financial conditions and business … Continue reading VCHD Cargo among the TOP companies in the Czech Republic

VCHD Cargo employs the elite

The transport company VCHD Cargo invests in its personnel policy and focuses on training top professional drivers. At a time when this profession has been lacking on the labour market for many years, the most experienced drivers have remained with VCHD Cargo for a long time. The company prevents fluctuations through thoughtful on-boarding and a … Continue reading VCHD Cargo employs the elite

VCHD Cargo has expanded its headquarters in Kladno with a large car park

The transport company VCHD Cargo has new parking spaces at its headquarters in Kladno, Central Bohemia. On a brownfield site adjacent to the company's building, a parking area of more than 16,000 m2 has been built with a capacity of more than 30 trucks and 50 cars. The car park also includes handling and storage … Continue reading VCHD Cargo has expanded its headquarters in Kladno with a large car park

VCHD Cargo achieved record growth last year

Transport company VCHD Cargo has announced preliminary results of its operations in the year 2021- the Group's sales rose to more than one billion crowns. In the Czech Republic, VCHD Cargo recorded a 17 percent growth, while in Germany the company achieved a nearly 60 percent increase in sales. The German transport company Völker Logistik, … Continue reading VCHD Cargo achieved record growth last year

VCHD Cargo cooperates with GLS Germany

The transport company VCHD Cargo has been working closely with parcel service provider GLS Germany since June 2021. For GLS, one of the leading providers of logistics services, VCHD Cargo carries out regular scheduled transports from the Dresden area. The company uses special swap bodies and versatile towing vehicles capable of adapting to different standstill … Continue reading VCHD Cargo cooperates with GLS Germany

VCHD Cargo has invested CZK 70 million in new vehicles. A second batch, with nearly the same price mark, has not been delivered yet

The transport company VCHD Cargo has acquired 39 towing vehicles and 20 trailers this year. Partly thanks to its acquisition of the German businesses Völker Logistik, the company’s fleet has thus increased to include 200 trucks, trailers and swap bodies with an average age of 3 years. Investment into vehicle technology alone has reached CZK … Continue reading VCHD Cargo has invested CZK 70 million in new vehicles. A second batch, with nearly the same price mark, has not been delivered yet

VCHD Cargo’s Millionaires’ Club hits the 2.5m km mark for the first time

The transport company VCHD Cargo has created and supports its Millionaires’ Club for drivers who have travelled over a million kilometres behind the wheel of the company’ trucks. After the very difficult year 2021, three club members reached the 2m km milestone. However, the overall champion is Jiří Kadlec, driver at the Kladno branch, who … Continue reading VCHD Cargo’s Millionaires’ Club hits the 2.5m km mark for the first time

We are betting on the swap bodies

VCHD Cargo has added swap bodies to its fleet. By acquiring these special freight containers for road transport, the company will be able to offer to their customers more flexibility of shipment planning and a more efficient use of the loading space. A tandem vehicle with swap bodies provides 13% more in loading capacity compared … Continue reading We are betting on the swap bodies

VCHD Cargo acquired the German forwarder Völker Logistik

VCHD Cargo has announced its acquisition of the German freight forwarder Völker Logistik. The deal is the Czech company’s biggest investment to this day, and aims at strengthening its position in the largest logistics market in Europe. This milestone transaction will increase the company’s competitive edge within the international line market and, at the same … Continue reading VCHD Cargo acquired the German forwarder Völker Logistik

VCHD Cargo introduces direct cargo lines to Ireland

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has launched a pilot project of direct LTL (less than truck load) services to Ireland. VCHD Cargo transports OEM products for LEEL COILS EUROPE to the island including a direct ferry passage from France. The solution allows clients to bypass customs procedures necessary for a transit through the UK, … Continue reading VCHD Cargo introduces direct cargo lines to Ireland

VCHD Cargo Approved as Air Cargo Carrier

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has become an approved air cargo carrier. The company provides shipping in the secured regime to airports in the Czech Republic as well as other European countries for customers with the regulated agent status. The company trained 30 employees in before introducing the new service.   An air cargo … Continue reading VCHD Cargo Approved as Air Cargo Carrier

VCHD Cargo records a modest growth in 2020

The transport company VCHD Cargo closed 2020 with positive results. Despite a huge drop in export volumes in the first and second quarter of last year, the company’s preliminary results indicate an overall 6.5% increase in turnover to CZK 777 mln. The growth was primarily driven by the German subsidiary VCHD Cargo GmbH. The company … Continue reading VCHD Cargo records a modest growth in 2020

Petra Růžičková to lead a new VCHD Cargo branch

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has founded a new branch – VCHD Cargo České Budějovice – with the experienced logistics specialist Petra Růžičková at the helm. In her new position, she will be responsible for the company’s activities in South Bohemia and beyond. VCHD Cargo České Budějovice will be strategically focused on customers in … Continue reading Petra Růžičková to lead a new VCHD Cargo branch

VCHD Cargo has founded a Millionaires’ Club

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has founded a Millionaires’ Club for drivers who have driven a million kilometres for the company or more. This year, the Club has 23 members and more than 10 of them have actually already reached 1.5 million kilometres behind the wheel of the company’s trucks. All Club members received … Continue reading VCHD Cargo has founded a Millionaires’ Club

VCHD Cargo adopts a long-term investment strategy with new fleet investments

The Czech transport company has announced its plans for future strategic development. Despite an economic downturn, the company has adopted an investment plan that maintains the average age of vehicles in its truck fleet at three years. In line with this strategy, the company has acquired 28 utility towing vehicles and 13 trailers this year … Continue reading VCHD Cargo adopts a long-term investment strategy with new fleet investments

VCHD Cargo continues its support of first responders

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has extended its support of the Czech SAR Team, a voluntary first responder organisation dedicated to search and rescue of missing or lost persons and assistance during emergency situations. This year, VCHD Cargo’s financial support will be used to purchase a special rescue trailer. “We started supporting the Czech … Continue reading VCHD Cargo continues its support of first responders

Martin Hustoles – New Business Development Manager

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has a new Business Development Manager, the experienced logistics expert Martin Hustoles. In his new job, he will steer the company’s development, especially in terms of international road transport. A native of Kladno, Martin Hustoles graduated from a Secondary Technical School with a specialisation in mechanical engineering technology and … Continue reading Martin Hustoles – New Business Development Manager

VCHD Cargo received the prestigious AAA award

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has won its fifth consecutive Czech Stability Award certificate in the highest AAA category. Awarded by Bisnode in partnership with the CZECH TOP 100 association, the certificate confirms that its holder uses its resources efficiently and consistently transforms them into high-quality products and services. VCHD Cargo has secured the … Continue reading VCHD Cargo received the prestigious AAA award

VCHD Cargo celebrates one year of operation in the German market

One year ago, the Czech transport company VCHD Cargo expanded its businesses to the neighbouring Germany and founded a dedicated subsidiary VCHD Cargo GmbH in Radeburg. The German business has successfully entered the German long-distance and domestic transport market, expanded its truck fleet and will soon hire more employees. Creation of the new subsidiary in … Continue reading VCHD Cargo celebrates one year of operation in the German market

VCHD Cargo investing in 5th generation Mercedes

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo has acquired new Mercedes-Benz Actros vehicles. This 5thgeneration truck, the winner of the prestigious Truck of the Year 2020 award, offers a digital interface between the vehicle and the driver, partial autonomous driving mode and state-of-the-art safety features. VCHD Cargo has invested over EUR 500 000 in the new … Continue reading VCHD Cargo investing in 5th generation Mercedes

VCHD Cargo and measures against the spread of coronavirus

Protecting our drivers – protecting us all  VCHD Cargo has announced its COVID-19 measures. For nearly two months already, the company has been taking active steps to protect the health of its employees, especially its drivers, at the time of the current coronavirus pandemic, investing more than 10.000 EUR in safety measures. “I think this … Continue reading VCHD Cargo and measures against the spread of coronavirus

VCHD Cargo creates new jobs

Leading Czech carrier VCHD Cargo has strengthened its export lines and expanded its team. Since January 2020, the company has created 20 new truck driver jobs. The new employees will serve on the company’s regular lines to Spain as well as in the domestic carrier service in Germany. At the end of last year, VCHD … Continue reading VCHD Cargo creates new jobs

VCHD Cargo is growing in the Czech Republic and expanding to Germany

The Czech transport company VCHD Cargo became stronger last year. It reached a 9% turnover growth to ca CZK 700 million and increased the number of regular export transportation lines to 130. The investments amounting to over CZK 83 million were spent on expanding the vehicle fleet, on information technology and digitization. The Company also … Continue reading VCHD Cargo is growing in the Czech Republic and expanding to Germany

VCHD Cargo: 2,6 million for the fleet

Czech carrier company VCHD Cargo has reported the level of investment in its fleet: this year, the company purchased trucks and trailers worth EUR 2,6 million, which was 8% more year on year. The average age of the company’s fleet is now 2.8 years.   There are now more than 150 trucks and 150 trailers … Continue reading VCHD Cargo: 2,6 million for the fleet

VCHD Cargo adding a new refrigerator line to Italy

The Czech company VCHD Cargo specialises in refrigerated transport and has recently introduced a new chiller line to Milan, Italy. The double-decker trailer with a refrigeration system has a capacity of 66 standard pallets. VCHD Cargo offers regular international and domestic cargo transport lines. Some of these lines use vehicles with temperature control. “Refrigerated vehicles … Continue reading VCHD Cargo adding a new refrigerator line to Italy

VCHD Cargo: Investments in on-board toll units amount to millions, but a common European toll system is still a far-off dream

The Czech Transport Company VCHD Cargo owns a fleet of over 150 trucks. Due to the fact that the company is involved in export shipping, each vehicle is fitted with five or more on-board toll units on average. Thus, the Company has over two million CZK locked in on-board toll units. Now, the Czech Republic … Continue reading VCHD Cargo: Investments in on-board toll units amount to millions, but a common European toll system is still a far-off dream

VCHD Cargo commits to cost-efficiency

The leading Czech carrier VCHD Cargo has published results of its cost-efficiency efforts. The company’s strict internal regulations have brought about savings of more than CZK 11 million on fuel and, more importantly, a 6.2% reduction in its carbon footprint. VCHD Cargo vehicles navigate European roads practically every day and carriage optimisation is, therefore, one … Continue reading VCHD Cargo commits to cost-efficiency

VCHD Cargo has introduced a new tracking and analytics tool.

Czech transport company VCHD Cargo launched a new IT tool called Smart Trace Control. The tailor-made application alerts dispatchers about the emerging delays of vehicles and thus increases the transparency of the transport process for customers. It also allows the retrospective evaluation of all provided regular transports. Investments in information technologies including this new tool … Continue reading VCHD Cargo has introduced a new tracking and analytics tool.

VCHD Cargo investing in new fleet

The Czech freight carrier VCHD Cargo is expanding its fleet. In the first half of this year, the company invested more than CZK 34 million in new towing and trailer vehicles, all of which meet the highest emission standard Euro 6. The company plans to acquire another 18 vehicles before the end of this year … Continue reading VCHD Cargo investing in new fleet

Last year, VCHD Cargo strengthened and invested in digitization

VCHD Cargo, the Czech transport company, announced its results for 2018. Last year, VCHD Cargo achieved a turnover of more than 670 million crowns. The company has increased its equity investment to over 70 percent and invested in equipment and information technology. In 2018, the largest export share of VCHD Cargo was in regular line … Continue reading Last year, VCHD Cargo strengthened and invested in digitization

Information for editors

VCHD Cargo a.s. (formerly East Bohemian Transport) was founded in 1997 and specializes in export and domestic land transport. The company has branches in Kladno, Brno and Havlíčkův Brod and offers regular regular services to 72 destinations in Europe. It provides full-load and LTL export and import shipments and domestic terminal-terminal or supplier-customer shipments with regular departures. VCHD Cargo operates its own fleet with more than 160 vehicles, including those for ADR shipments and controlled temperature regimes. The company is also a carrier approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Czech Republic for the transport of cargo of postal items subjected to security checks.

VCHD Cargo operates its own petrol station, professional service and truck wash. In the Czech Republic, the company employs more than 320 employees and in 2019 it achieved a gross turnover of 730 million crowns. More information is available at http://www.vchd.cz/en

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