Cold Chain Logistics

Cold shipping solutions for your perishable goods.

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Cold chain logistics for cool goods

DFDS provides cold chain logistics for your temperature-sensitive goods and products. If you need to safely transport your perishable goods we can provide you with temperature-controlled logistics and cold shipping solutions. Our cold chain management team use tested processes to ensure that your goods are stored within temperature-regulated and strictly controlled areas in compliance with the highest quality standards.

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Cold chain transportation for perishable products

At DFDS, we offer refrigerated transport for your perishable products. Our trucks have a built-in refrigeration system that keeps your cool goods at a regulated temperature throughout the whole shipping process. We realize the importance of efficient food logistics and have the resources to always live up to that standard. We’re the UK’s main carrier of seafood to the continent, and we now offer customers in Larkhall, a one-stop-shop for health certifications, at a competitive price.

Cold chain packaging

Chilled Packaging

When it comes to packaging, DFDS prides itself on its sustainable solutions. Our chilled packaging experts can help you transport your cold goods using temperature-controlled packaging that is reusable. We are committed to helping your business decrease its overall carbon footprint by using sustainable packaging solutions. No more pallets return or carbon waste. This is one of the many other reasons why you should choose DFDS to handle your cold chain logistics.

Cross Docking

Cold chain storage and cross docking

DFDS has 11 cold storage facilities spread throughout Europe and can receive and store cold products on a large scale. Our cross-docking facilities are strategically located for fast transfers between trailers, making sure your cold goods reach their destination in time and in pristine condition. Our warehouses are specially designed to preserve your cold goods for the short and long term, so you don’t have to worry about their condition.

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Our network - your strength

DFDS provides access for the seafood and perishable goods industry to one of Europe’s most comprehensive freight shipping and logistics networks, with daily connections to main seafood hubs across Europe.

Efficient and reliable ferry services, door-door solutions, contract logistics, or a ferry cruise: you can trust us to move what is important to you.

Get support

Do you need support or want to get in touch with our Customer Service? Visit our FAQ to find answers to your questions about how we can manage your cold chain.

Request a quote

Looking to move goods that need to keep cool? Let us know what you need, and we will get back to you with a rate.