Truck driver jobs in the Netherlands


Who are we?

Eastmen is one of the best recruitment agencies in the Netherlands. Since 2006 we have been recruiting professionals from Europe and placing them in Dutch companies. We are a fully certified agency, which proves that we apply a high standard to the work we do. We offer jobs Holland for foreigners with urgent departures in various fields, such as technical, chemical or logistics.

Why choose Eastmen?

  • Weekly payment (€)
  • Dutch contract and conditions
  • Pension plan*
  • Your own room
  • Car & gas allowance**
  • VCA (safety) exam***
  • Other trainings***

* after 6 months
** to-from work, above 10km
*** if required

What kind of jobs can you find in the Netherlands as a truck driver?

In the Netherlands you can work as a truck driver for national or international transport. If you look at a truck driver job description your tasks usually include loading and unloading goods, planning delivery according to the best route by taking into account traffic and rest times, checking the technical condition of the truck and recording relevant information in accordance with the (inter)national rules. When writing your truck driver CV it is important to mention relevant experience and tasks at your previous employers.

How can you find truck driver jobs in Europe?

It can be quite difficult to look for a job abroad if you do not speak the language of that specific country. If you work through Eastmen we can find you a job in the Netherlands so you don’t need to search yourself nor to speak Dutch. We already did that for you and we always have job offers for experienced skilled workers. The application process is simple.

  1. Apply to one of our jobs in the Netherlands;
  2. Send the necessary documents required by your personal recruiter;
  3. Sign the employment contract;
  4. Buy your plane / bus ticket or come with your own car;
  5. Go to the first day of work! Simple, right?

Which documents does a truck driver need to have?

First of all, you must have a driving license depending on the weight of the truck you want to drive.

  • Category C for trucks weighing 3,500 kilograms or more;
  • Category C1 for lorries weighing between 3,500 and 7,500 kilograms;
  • CE category for driving trucks weighing 3,500 kilograms or more, with a trailer or semi-trailer weighing more than 750 kilograms;
  • Category C1E for lorries weighing between 3,500 and 7,500 kilograms, with a trailer or semi-trailer weighing more than 750 kilograms;

In addition to the driving license, a truck driver must also obtain the so-called “Code 95”, a certificate of professional competence for the professional driving of a truck.

How much does a truck driver earn in the Netherlands?

A truck driver´s salary per hour depends on how many years of experience he has, his working shift and the distance he travels to deliver goods. For more information regarding the salary and working conditions you can contact us.


Excellent jobs in a variety of sectors are just waiting for an experienced professional like yourself. What are you waiting for?

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Frequently Asked Questions


The easiest way is to apply through Eastmen. We have already conducted the search for you and we have a lot of job offers. All you have to do is apply on our website, then send and sign the necessary documents.

The salary of a truck driver depends on various factors such as his/her experience and the distance he/she needs to travel to deliver goods.  You can contact us for more details.



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