The Netherlands represents one of the most important players in the automotive industry at European level thanks to the facilities these companies benefit from the government. The Netherlands does not stand out as a motor vehicle producer, but as a hub for adjacent activities, among which producing and selling spare parts, but also for ensuring specialized repair and maintenance of transport equipment services.
Foreign investors who want to start a business for the repair and maintenance of transport equipment have various options. Our company formation agents in the Netherlands can assists with the incorporation of the business form chosen for such activities.
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Types of business in the Dutch repair and maintenance of transport equipment
As mentioned above, one can establish various type of companies which offer repair and maintenance services of transport equipment. Among these are:
- – car repair shops which offer their services to private persons;
- – auto repair shops which offer services to cargo freight companies;
- – companies which offer repair and maintenance services to public transport companies;
- – companies which cater to the maritime industry;
- – companies specialized in repairing and maintaining airplane transport equipment.
In the case of companies offering repair and maintenance services to public transport companies in the Netherlands, an approval from the Public Transport Authority (PTA).
How to register a transport equipment repair shop in the Netherlands
Our Dutch company formation consultants can assist with the registration of a business for repair and maintenance of transport equipment. We can draft the necessary documents for registering the company with the Trade Register and advise on the licenses required to starting such business.
Even if no special requirements apply, the Dutch company must rely on specialized personnel for offering repair and maintenance services to transportation companies. A few years back, the government has implemented a national strategy through which those interested in becoming mechanics could undergo specialized trainings and now the Netherlands has one of the most skilled work forces in Europe in this field.
For assistance in setting up a business for the repair and maintenance of transport equipment, please contact our Dutch representatives.