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The customer is king! We are open on King’s Day.

23 Apr 2018

The customer is king! We are open on King’s Day.

On 27th of April, we celebrate King’s Day in The Netherlands. A national holiday on which all of The Netherlands turns orange. Nice to have a king, but for us there is only one real king which is you. Under the motto ‘the customer is king’ we will be open until 5 P.M. In addition, all shipments with UPS Express will be delivered as agreed. This way, fast delivery is ensured. Shipments wit…

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Niels Boot says goodbye to ABF

28 Mar 2018

Niels Boot says goodbye to ABF

After a successful period at ABF, Niels Boot (Warehouse Manager) has decided to take on a new challenge in his career. ABF has undergone great improvements under the supervision of Niels. In particular, the design and commissioning of warehouse 7 and 8, the extension of our opening hours until 17:59 pm and the efficiency improvements in our incoming and outgoing goods flow. With the start of…

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Winners Find & Win contest!

15 Mar 2018

Winners Find & Win contest!

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Find & Win contest and helped make it a success!  We have selected the 16 winners with a random generator, we have sent a personal email to the winners so if you are one of the lucky winners check it out! For all the non-winners or people who did miss out this contest, try your luck next time for any contest in the future…

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Welcome Sergio!

2 Mar 2018

Welcome Sergio!

We welcome Sergio Finotti as our new Account Manager Italy. With his Italian roots and experience in Account Management, we are sure Sergio is a great addition to the ABF Sales Team. “I am amazed with the professionalism at ABF. All processes are well thought off and highly automated. I look forward to serving our Italian customers with their requests for bearings and electric motors”, comm…

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Find and Win a brand-new Apple Watch at ABF.store

26 Feb 2018

Find and Win a brand-new Apple Watch at ABF.store

Find and win contest ABF.store Always wanted to own an Apple Watch? ABF is giving one away! We’ve hidden gold, silver and bronze prizes in our ABF store for you to find. Try your luck. See if you can find one of the 16 prizes ABF is giving away. To begin playing this game, activate your account (if it hasn’t already been activated) and login. Now the fun begins ‒ the search for a gold, s…

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Customer served in the middle of the night (video)

19 Feb 2018

Customer served in the middle of the night (video)

We were happy to help a good customer of ours getting one of the biggest automotive production plants in Europe running again. Our customer called our 24/7 emergency service (+31 (0)165 722 030) on a Saturday night. Our colleague got right on it and picked the urgently needed bearing in the middle of night (see video below), so it could be delivered by courier at the automotive plant. Glad we co…

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Christine Olthof says goodbye to ABF

3 Jan 2018

Christine Olthof says goodbye to ABF

After 5 good years at ABF, Christine Olthof (Account Manager DACH & Scandinavia) has decided to take a new step in her career.  We will certainly miss one of our most cheerful colleagues. We wish Christine all the best in her further career and personal life. Maikel Best and Anja Schneider remain the contact persons for our DACH customers. Maikel will also be the contact person for o…

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ABF launches new webshop

20 Dec 2017

ABF launches new webshop

On 15-12-2017 the new ABF online store went live. From now on, it is faster and more convenient for our customers to choose from our wide range of bearings and electric motors. Just a couple of mouse clicks, and the required product is found and ordered!  “ABF has over 6,000,000 bearings and electric motors in stock and our range is still growing every month”, says Arjen van Beek, Marketin…

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ABF delivers special bearings within 24 hours to Sweden

28 Nov 2017

ABF delivers special bearings within 24 hours to Sweden

Recently, ABF delivered a special order consisting of two NU1092-TB-M1-C3 FAG bearings weighing 148 kilograms each. These heavy bearings reached our customer within 24 hours. “We received the order at 11:30 a.m. with an urgent request by a customer in the automobile branch to deliver the parts ASAP. A faulty car press machine needed to be repaired right away. Because we had these special bearin…

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A new milestone for ABF. We just did it ‒ sent our 100,000 quote

24 Nov 2017

A new milestone for ABF. We just did it ‒ sent our 100,000 quote

ABF has hit a milestone. Its account managers have drafted and sent more than 100,000 quotes. One of our German customers had the honour of receiving the 100,000 quote. This customer happily accepted an appropriate memento to mark this occasion. Our aim is to respond to each request for bearings and electro motors within 15 minutes. Have you already received a quote for one of our 6,000,000 bea…

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