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High-frequency services. High-quality service.

As one of Europe’s largest shipping companies, we never forget that your efficiency depends on our efficiency – which is why you can count on a reliable schedule and high-frequency services. Explore our Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax and container shipping routes and see how DFDS can optimise your freight shipping.

  • Over 50 vessels. Over 550 weekly departures
  • Connecting more than 20 countries Europe-wide and beyond
  • Environmental award-winner
  • Committed to your success

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The most reliable freight shipping network in Europe

With a fleet of Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax and container vessels, DFDS connects over 20 countries. This gives you access to one of Europe’s most comprehensive freight shipping networks, including the North sea, Irish sea, Baltic sea, Mediterranean and Channel shipping routes.

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By understanding your needs we continuously improve

At DFDS we stay in close contact with our customers and jointly develop initiatives that add value. Discover how our approach could make a difference to your business.

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Manage your bookings and more

Create, edit or cancel a booking, track a unit or consignment and download invoices, loss-prevention reports, volume statistics and KPIs.

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Our DFDS freight shipping services make things easier

Making things easier – it’s The DFDS Way

Our efficient terminal operations provide you with industry-specific warehousing facilities and strategically located rail links, along with general stevedoring, cost-effective maintenance facilities and quick and easy access to cargo. DFDS’s customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing that all cargo is treated with the utmost care.

  • Optimised freight shipping for 8000 customers
  • On-time arrivals and departures
  • Reduce your operating costs
  • Improve your lead times

Environmentally aware

Ambitious CO2-reduction targets and substantial investment have resulted in DFDS being recognised with an environmental award, and vessels are certified according to national, international and EU legislation. A 2015 EU ruling has resulted in surcharges on some routes.

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Enjoy all the comforts of home with DFDS’s first-rate onboard services

Onboard comforts

Onboard, drivers can benefit from all the comforts of home. First-rate accommodation includes leisure activities, restaurants and more – ensuring that your driver arrives fully rested.

It’s the dedicated staff that earn DFDS its reputation

Dedicated staff

It’s the people that earn DFDS its reputation. Each of our 7065 employees plays a part in making sure that 37 million lane metres of freight reaches its destination on time, every year.