Europa Belgium - Landmarks
- In order to diversify its business and to exploit the Port of Brussels containers terminal our multi-modal logistic centre is situated in the area of the Port of Brussels:
Arrival of containers from Antwerp directly via barge
Area for container processing
Customs (bonded) warehouse
Added value cargo services
Order picking and sorting
Labelling and (re)packing
Office space rental
High-tech information systems
2006 Seafreight subsidiary in Antwerp is opened.
2004 Acquisition of Europa SCA by a French group.
2002 (October) Inauguration and start up of new services focusing on Benelux distribution.
2002 (June)) Move to the new installation.
2001 Work in progression on new site.
2000 Port of Brussels decided to set up a container terminal on the site of our
warehouse (to be demolished). Temporary move of warehousing to an old intallation of the Port of Brussels (Tour & Taxis).
Start of negotiations with the Port of Brussels for a 50-year concession on a site of 10 000 m² of land, situated 500 m from the new container terminal. Building of the 8 000 m² of warehouse and cross-docking area and 600 m² of office space.
1991-2000 Expanding of services and increasing of staff to 55 people.
1988 SCA Express changes its corporate name to EUROPA SCA Express.
1984-1989 Warehouse space increased to 1 500 m² and office to 200 m² and 25
1983 Warehouse extended to 800 m² and 24 employees. Start of services to
Germany and Italy.
1981 Move to Rue de l'Avant Port,1000 Brussels. The beginning of our
relationship with the Port of Brussels. 500 m² warehouse and 120 m² office and 16
1977 Move to new premises in 1120 Brussels: 150 m² and 8 employees.
1976 Starting of daily service 24-hours-money-back-guarantee service to UK.
1975 Europa UK board of directors decided to open a freight-forwarding company in
Belgium. Constitution of the company in Brussels named SCA Express (France).
The office started with 2 employees and 40 m² of space. First on the market to
sell night departure with delivery day after in Paris.
1974 Night operations via Ostend-Dover/Folkestone: up to 20 trailers per night.
1973 Europa Freight took over Bijloos Gebroeders PVBA. Fleet composed of 15 trucks and trailers.
Transport operation started between UK and Germany via Belgium using Belgian registered trucks and drivers.
1946 (February, 11) Transportonderneming Bijloos Gebroeders was founded in Hoeselt, Limburg.