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Forest Industry Logistics

Forest Industry Logistics

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A modern fleet of vessels, such as Ro-Ro, sideport, and container
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Innovative multimodal solutions
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Dedicated terminal, cross-docking, and warehousing
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Mega cassette and equipment solutions

We are forest product experts

The forest industry manufactures a vast range of semi-produced and finished products. Forest industry supply chains depend on innovative and cost-effective solutions that are transparent all the way. Short lead times, optimising stock, reliability, and cargo care can make or break the success of a forest industry manufacturer.

We have years of experience in handling and transporting all types of forest products.

We provide services for paper reels and pallets, pulp bales, sawn timber, plywood boards, and chipboards. We also offer value-added services like weighing, packing, re-packing, repair, labelling, and quality control. Whatever the nature, size or speed of your logistics operation, DFDS' dedicated forest industry teams will always offer a forest products transport solution that suits your needs.

The right equipment for forest products

  • Asset-based 3PL solutions including own vessels, trains, trailers, terminals, containers, and swap bodies
  • A modern fleet of vessels consisting of Ro-Ro, sideport and container vessels, and multimodal solutions
  • Innovative mega cassette and equipment solutions that optimise payload and cargo care
  • Rail and road distribution services
  • Dedicated terminal, cross-docking, and warehouse facilities

Digital tools make it all run smoother

  • A dedicated DFDS Control Tower can manage the entire end-to-end forest products logistics process
  • Your forest cargo will be 100% traceable in real-time
  • Our streamlined IT solutions result in quicker forest cargo processing in the destination terminal
  • We offer EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) solutions, for more efficient data management
  • Our user-friendly booking systems help you to create, edit, and track your bookings quickly and easily
  • Use the Online Warehouse Management System (WMS) Empirika to keep tabs on stock and movements
  • Modern tracking allows both the unit and the trailer to be independently tracked, trailer temperatures can be viewed live, or can be produced as an historical record to satisfy audits.