The portal system is already quite old but survived without a reason to doubt. The system is simple, sturdy and reliable. Its also rather compact, portal trucks can be very short. You often see trucks like this in cities, its manoeuvrability is unmatched.
Well, this one can do a little more than the allowed 50-ton gross weight in Hollan. The five axled Volvo is capable of running somewhere between 45 and 49 ton alone......The combo is owned by Wagro, a composting company located in Waddinxveen.
A 8 x2 Dutch DAF tipper chassis. The CF is equipped with a three-way tipper body and a hydraulice Palfinger crane. With one drive axle its a road going only tipper. The rig is owned by a Dutch concrete plant called Vrijenban.
Many operators decide to go for this kind of axle layout for their demountable tipper chassis. Loading and unloading of a 25-ton container is stressing a tandem to the limit. The extra axle is avoiding axle overload and damage.
Plantefeve, a Belgian fertilizer and cattle fodder trading company located in Heuvelland. The company is doing its own logistics with a fleet of Volvo and Scania trucks. All their transport is done with traditional tippers in and outside Belgium.
DAF doesn't offer all-wheel drive to its customers for quite a while already. Of course, its dealers can sell a Ginaf or even a Tatra but offering a complete line up of tipper chassis could work out for the Dutch manufacturer. Almost all major brands are offering all-wheel-drive trucks in Europe.