The eCMR and the ambitions of Transport company HM Verploegen

The transport company HM Verploegen has been driving with the eCMR for 1.5 years. An important digital step forward for the ambitious family business. They are specialized in a.o. groupage transport transports between the Netherlands and France.

It is their ambition to be one of the top 5 best companies in transports within these two countries. Replacing the paper consignment note by the TransFollow eCMR is an important step forward. Owner Henri Verploegen talks passionately about his ambitions and the digital transition.

About the company Verploegen

Transport company HM Verploegen is a family business where they fully invest in their people. Henri Verploegen explains: “Good training and sincere care for each other create a lot of mutual loyalty. Our focus is on joint delivery of quality and not primarily on profit optimization. In addition, we have worked on our further professionalization in recent years. Our most important pillars are cooperation and digitization. ”

From burden to convenience for the customer

For Verploegen’s customers, the eCMR means better insight and one less burden. Partly thanks to the eCMR, they have access to the status of a transport at any time. No more searching for the paper consignment note or depending on feedback from the carrier, but direct insight via the online platform. All agreements are transparent, which gives confidence and prevents discussion. This digitization is really progress for everyone.

The advantages of the eCMR

The switch to digital is mainly about convenience and better collaboration. Verploegen counts on the following benefits:

  • A large reduction in paper use

  • Substantial less administrative burden

  • Real-time insight into a shipment, also for the customer

  • Less discussions, errors and possibility to loss of papers

  • Time and cost savings

  • Better communication, also with parties in France


* This article is a summery from the SUTC. SUTC helps logistics companies, active in road transport, to share digital data safely, efficiently and paperless.

Read here the full article (in Dutch only).