Refrigerated Transport

Taking refrigerated trucking to a whole new level

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Refrigerated transport throughout Europe

In the world of refrigerated transport, there is no such thing as a margin for error. When hiring a refrigerated trucking company, pickup and delivery must be on schedule. We offer reliable refrigerated transport services, throughout our expansive European network. Our reefer trucks are equipped with temperature control systems, which makes them perfect for:

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Ultramodern refrigerated vehicles

With an up-to-date fleet of over 800 refrigerated trailers, we offer a range of solutions unmatched by most chilled transport companies. Our dual evaporator trailers feature multi-compartment temperature control, so you can move different goods at different temperatures within a single shipment. Specially fitted for efficient meat transport, our trailers with meat hook rails enable secure loading, unloading, and transport of whole carcasses and other meat products. For further flexibility, we also offer RORO trailers for both accompanied and unaccompanied ferry transport, as well as Hückepack trailers for efficient intermodal transport.

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Specialists in refrigerated transport throughout the UK and EU

Understanding what’s at stake when transporting temperature-controlled goods, our refrigerated transportation services are operated only by highly skilled personnel with vast experience in logistics within the cold chain industry. From warehouse employees to chauffeurs, our entire refrigerated transport staff is specially trained in temperature monitoring, sanitary practices, and the overall handling of cold goods. Combining top-class know-how with proven processes, you can be certain your cold goods are in the right hands with our refrigerated transport system.

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Expansive refrigerated transport services

We provide a variety of daily refrigerated transport options for locations throughout Europe. With complete coverage of Western Europe and Scandinavia, we offer transport of full and part loads to and from the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Additionally, our large network allows us to provide daily refrigerated transport services for customers in Spain, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Italy, and the Balkans.

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Food logistics

When it comes to food logistics, the clock is always ticking on freshness. Our diverse fleet of refrigerated transport options handles meat, seafood, dairy, produce, and other temperature-controlled food products.

Cold storage facilities

Our cold storage facilities are optimised to preserve goods for both short and long periods of time. Also, our cross-docking facilities can provide rapid transfers between trailers to ensure your cold goods reach their destination in pristine condition.

Chilled packaging

We understand the key role that chilled packaging plays in logistics, therefore, we limit your transport costs, reduce cleaning expenses, and take the hassle out of packaging so you can focus on other areas of your business.

FAQs about refrigerated transport

Refrigerated transportation is the process of transporting perishable products in refrigerated vehicles also called reefers. We have over 800 refrigerated vehicles and we always go above and beyond expectations when it comes to delivering your cold goods.

It keeps the goods at an ideal temperature, and this way they won’t end up getting thrown away. This leads to less loss for businesses and manufacturers. Fresh foods are preferred more, and with DFDS you will have them transported in refrigerated vehicles, safely and on time.

Most of the time our refrigerated vehicles are used for transporting perishable products such as seafood, meats, fruits, vegetables, sausages, and last but not least pharmaceutical products.