Once home to one of the globe’s busiest ports, the Netherlands (especially Amsterdam) has become a successful tech hub, especially for financial technology. Although English is frequently spoken in this market, the impact of professionally localised content on local market engagement cannot be understated.
From Dutch ad copy for pay-per-click campaigns to legal and technical documents, ALM has the right team for the job. That’s why we’re the number-one translation partner for some of the world’s largest brands.
Nobody speaks the language better than a native speaker. That’s why ALM only works with in-market translators, handpicked for each project based on their expertise. If you require translation of legal documents for example, we would only work with a translator with a high level of legal experience.
Translators are continually trained and must undergo a rigorous vetting procedure managed by our UK-based project managers before they join ALM’s team. This means we can guarantee a consistently excellent standard of work, day in and day out.
Localisation is the difference between directly translating content and localising with the target market in mind. Cultural differences across international markets mean adapting concepts to make them more meaningful for your target audience can bring multiple benefits when it comes to engagement. ALM’s localisation processes ensure you get the best version of your message across with the meaning you intend.
Dutch is a West Germanic language that is closely related to German and English. The standard version used today is a derivative of old Dutch dialects that date back to the Early Middle Ages.
Dutch is spoken, as a first language, by around 23 million speakers worldwide and as a second language by approximately 5 million people. As well as in the Netherlands, it is also spoken on the Caribbean island of Aruba, and in the Netherlands Antilles, Indonesia and Suriname.
In the Netherlands, the automotive industry is one of the main industry sectors and is part of a broader automotive region, which includes Belgium.
Other popular industries in this market include:
We can translate all Dutch texts including:
Do you require specialist Dutch translation services? If so, please get in touch with our team today.