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Timeline

Many of the facts recorded on the timeline precede the date on which TBL was founded. These facts link the initiatives and individuals that contributed towards this venture.

1976

Irani Bertolini begins his career as a self-employed truck driver and makes his first trip to Manaus.

1978

On May 22, 1978, Irani Bertolini founds TRANSPORTES BERTOLINI LTDA., with headquarters in Manaus.

In May 1978, Irani Bertolini carries the first loads of furniture to Manaus. The picture of Irani and his partner Dimitiris Rusezik was taken at the branch in Bento Gonçalves.

In 1978 the first brand new vehicle is purchased, a Mercedes Benz 1113, nicknamed "junior".

Unloading the vehicles arriving in Belém on ferries caused long lines. Irani on one of his first trips.

First TBL headquarters in Rio Negrinho (SC).

1982

Unloading semi-trailers in Manaus.

Second load terminal at the Rio Negrinho headquarters.

1985

First headquarters of the Belem branch.

1986

First headquarters of the Guarulhos branch.

1987

First TBL port, in Manaus.

Work underway on the first TVBL port, in Manaus.

1988

First TBL port, at the new Belém headquarters.

First TBL headquarters in Boa Vista.

Work underway on the third TBL headquarters in Rio Negrinho

First TBL convention, held in Manaus.

1989

Aerial view of the Bento Gonçalves headquarters.

First truck factory in Tuiuti (BGV, RGS), which gave rise to Bertolini da Amazônio Ltda. - BAL.

Office in the truck factory in Tuiuti, managed by Daniel Carvalho.

1993

Start of semi-trailer manufacturing in Manuas by BAL Bertolini da Amazonia Ltda.

Macapá branch.

Urn installed at the 15th anniversary celebrations to be opened on TBLs 100-year anniversary.

1994

First TBL headquarters in Porto Velho

1995

First river port opens in Belém (PA)

1996

Opening of the first headquarters in Goiânia.

The first drivers convention is held at TBL RNG.

Macapá Port, opened in 1997.

1997

Construction of the new terminal in Manaus

Construction of the new port in Manaus

1999

Beginning of TBL's activities in Fortaleza

2000

Work begins on the new TBL GRU

2001

Opening of TBL in Belo Horizonte

New TBL GRU headquarters open

2003

CENTRONOR driver training center opens in Vacaria

2004

Beginning of tTBL's activities in Cuiabá

2005

Beginning of TBL's activities in Itaituba

Beginning of operations in Ji Paraná

Beginning of operations in Curitiba

2006

Beginning of operations in Paragominas

Headquarters at TBL Itaituba

First class at the TBL Cooperative University

Road Transport

Road transport represents the largest contingent of the company's functional structure and links the producer to the recipient, starting and completing the transport operation.

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