150 years of entrepreneurship

For over 150 years, the Royal Terberg Group of companies have been driven to provide the best to the worlds specialist vehicle markets.

With 38 operating companies in 13 countries, Terberg is a multinational independent supplier of (specialist) vehicles and vehicle systems.

The Royal Terberg Group have been moving forward with an emphasis on invention, innovation, transformation and value creation.


  • CREATING VALUE IN SPECIALIST VEHICLE MARKETS


    New developments are constantly taking place in the world of transport and logistics, from distribution processes to driveline technology.
    Businesses and the public sector are constantly looking for opportunities to make their transport, distribution, waste collection or warehousing as efficient and optimal as possible.

    Terberg wants to offer solutions to maximize the availability of vehicles, improve efficiency and prevent decapitalization. This allows our customers to keep their transport activities and waste collection operational and up-to-date with optimal investments.

    We strive to:
    • Offer customers in specialist markets high-quality products with a low Total Cost of Ownership
    • Supporting the entrepreneurial spirit of the operating companies and helping them to expand into new markets and products
    • Offering employees rewarding careers
    • Ensuring the continuity of Terberg as a family business

  • In 1869 Johannes Bernardus Terberg set up as a blacksmith in Benschop, near Utrecht in the Netherlands. Early 1900's Terberg was selling bicycles, repairing cars and supplying spare parts.

    After the second World War the company started modifying American army trucks for civilian use and opened garages.

    In the 1970s Terberg set up a leasing division and truck and vehicle modification companies. Terberg Benschop delivered its first terminal tractor to the port of Rotterdam in 1973.

    From that period through to the present, the Royal Terberg Group established international subsidiaries and built up a worldwide network of distributors in several specialist vehicles markets.

     

     

  • Today Terberg counts five divisions:

    • Terberg Special Vehicles is a producer of robust and intelligent shunting vehicles for ports, distribution centres, heavy industry, shunting yards and airports.
    • Terberg Environmental is a producer of efficient and reliable vehicles and vehicle systems for the waste management and recycling industry.
    • Terberg Business Lease Group offers leasing products in the Netherlands and Belgium
    • Terberg Kinglifter is a producer of robust truck mounted forklifts.
    • Terberg Techniek specialises in customer focused vehicle modifications and solutions.

      The Royal Terberg Group is the holding company and supports the divisions.

    Open the organizational structure in a separate window.

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    FOCUSSED ON CONTINUITY

    We consider the impact of our operations on people and the environment. We consider the following key issues in the running of our business:

    • Reducing energy consumption
    • Workplace conditions
    • Creating a cleaner workplace and environment
    • Using natural resources sustainably
    • Developing sustainable technology
    • Social policies and our relationship with the region

    ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    We take the lead in this area, we have been building electric vehicles for years. In fact, we are now manufacturing a new and improved generation of EVs. We are also active in hydrogen technology.


    TERBERG FOUNDATION

    Every year the Royal Terberg Group makes a donation to the Terberg Foundation, depending on the profit. The objectives of the Foundation are:

    • To contribute to the independence of disadvantaged people, and so contribute to a better society
    • To contribute to good education, healthcare, and the care for young people and the elderly

     

     


  • CODE OF CONDUCT PRINCIPLES

    SCOPE

    The Terberg Code of Conduct has been adopted to underscore the principles by which Terberg conducts its relations with employees, business partners and other stakeholders. It applies to all employed within companies of the Royal Terberg Group. The Terberg Code of Conduct document with detailed information and guidelines for our employees has been internally shared. Below principes cover the general topics. If you are interested in more detailed information, please contact us


    PRINCIPLES

    • We abide by local legislation, wherever we operate.
    • All dealings with our business partners are characterized by fairness and honesty.
    • We will do our utmost to avoid conflicts of interest.
    • We demand that our financial records are accurate and that our reporting processes are clear and understandable.
    • We hire and treat our employees in a manner that does not discriminate.
    • We try to improve the development of our employees and their employability.
    • We attempt to reduce our environmental footprint as much as possible.
    • We try to contribute to our communities.
    • We are open for cooperation and partnerships and we are prepared to share knowledge and experience.


    RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGERS AND EMPLOYEES


    It is the responsibility of Terberg managers to communicate and demonstrate the contents of the Terberg Code of Conduct document for employees, as well as the spirit of the principles. Explicit or implicit approval of actions contrary to it will not be tolerated.


CREATING VALUE IN SPECIALIST VEHICLE MARKETS


New developments are constantly taking place in the world of transport and logistics, from distribution processes to driveline technology.
Businesses and the public sector are constantly looking for opportunities to make their transport, distribution, waste collection or warehousing as efficient and optimal as possible.

Terberg wants to offer solutions to maximize the availability of vehicles, improve efficiency and prevent decapitalization. This allows our customers to keep their transport activities and waste collection operational and up-to-date with optimal investments.

We strive to:
  • Offer customers in specialist markets high-quality products with a low Total Cost of Ownership
  • Supporting the entrepreneurial spirit of the operating companies and helping them to expand into new markets and products
  • Offering employees rewarding careers
  • Ensuring the continuity of Terberg as a family business


In 1869 Johannes Bernardus Terberg set up as a blacksmith in Benschop, near Utrecht in the Netherlands. Early 1900's Terberg was selling bicycles, repairing cars and supplying spare parts.

After the second World War the company started modifying American army trucks for civilian use and opened garages.

In the 1970s Terberg set up a leasing division and truck and vehicle modification companies. Terberg Benschop delivered its first terminal tractor to the port of Rotterdam in 1973.

From that period through to the present, the Royal Terberg Group established international subsidiaries and built up a worldwide network of distributors in several specialist vehicles markets.

 

 

Today Terberg counts five divisions:

  • Terberg Special Vehicles is a producer of robust and intelligent shunting vehicles for ports, distribution centres, heavy industry, shunting yards and airports.
  • Terberg Environmental is a producer of efficient and reliable vehicles and vehicle systems for the waste management and recycling industry.
  • Terberg Business Lease Group offers leasing products in the Netherlands and Belgium
  • Terberg Kinglifter is a producer of robust truck mounted forklifts.
  • Terberg Techniek specialises in customer focused vehicle modifications and solutions.

    The Royal Terberg Group is the holding company and supports the divisions.

Open the organizational structure in a separate window.

 

FOCUSSED ON CONTINUITY

We consider the impact of our operations on people and the environment. We consider the following key issues in the running of our business:

  • Reducing energy consumption
  • Workplace conditions
  • Creating a cleaner workplace and environment
  • Using natural resources sustainably
  • Developing sustainable technology
  • Social policies and our relationship with the region

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

We take the lead in this area, we have been building electric vehicles for years. In fact, we are now manufacturing a new and improved generation of EVs. We are also active in hydrogen technology.


TERBERG FOUNDATION

Every year the Royal Terberg Group makes a donation to the Terberg Foundation, depending on the profit. The objectives of the Foundation are:

  • To contribute to the independence of disadvantaged people, and so contribute to a better society
  • To contribute to good education, healthcare, and the care for young people and the elderly

 

 


CODE OF CONDUCT PRINCIPLES

SCOPE

The Terberg Code of Conduct has been adopted to underscore the principles by which Terberg conducts its relations with employees, business partners and other stakeholders. It applies to all employed within companies of the Royal Terberg Group. The Terberg Code of Conduct document with detailed information and guidelines for our employees has been internally shared. Below principes cover the general topics. If you are interested in more detailed information, please contact us


PRINCIPLES

  • We abide by local legislation, wherever we operate.
  • All dealings with our business partners are characterized by fairness and honesty.
  • We will do our utmost to avoid conflicts of interest.
  • We demand that our financial records are accurate and that our reporting processes are clear and understandable.
  • We hire and treat our employees in a manner that does not discriminate.
  • We try to improve the development of our employees and their employability.
  • We attempt to reduce our environmental footprint as much as possible.
  • We try to contribute to our communities.
  • We are open for cooperation and partnerships and we are prepared to share knowledge and experience.


RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGERS AND EMPLOYEES


It is the responsibility of Terberg managers to communicate and demonstrate the contents of the Terberg Code of Conduct document for employees, as well as the spirit of the principles. Explicit or implicit approval of actions contrary to it will not be tolerated.

Our core values


Read more about our culture and values in our career section.

FROM VILLAGE FORGE TO ROYAL COMPANY

News

Royal Terberg Group acquires Terberg Besturingstechniek...
Jun 24
Royal Terberg Group acquires Terberg Besturingstechniek

On 23 June 2022 the Royal Terberg Group agreed the acquisition of Terberg Besturingstechniek B.V.* in IJsselstein, the parent company of Terberg Control Systems B.V. and Terberg Automotive B.V.

Veth Automotive acquires Terberg Specials...
Nov 05
Veth Automotive acquires Terberg Specials

On 2 November 2021 Veth Automotive acquired Terberg Specials Belgium N.V. and Terberg Specials B.V. This acquisition enables Veth Automotive to expand its activities in the field of the conversion...

Change in the board at the Royal Terberg Group...
Oct 01
Change in the board at the Royal Terberg Group

The Royal Terberg Group is a fifth generation family business. After working for the company for almost 45 years, George Terberg (68), the current Chairman of the Board of Management, will hand ove...

Terberg participes in Province of Utrecht hydrogen......
Sep 14
Terberg participes in Province of Utrecht hydrogen programme

Three operating companies of the Royal Terberg Group have participated in the Province of Utrecht hydrogen-based mobility programme: Terberg Benschop (Special Vehicles division), Terberg Techniek...

The Royal Warrant is the crown on 150 years of entrepreneurial spirit and hard work.