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Project Cargo

Project Cargo

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Lifting equipment and storage facilities for project cargo
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A modern fleet of Ro-Ro, sideport, and container vessels
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Barge and rail connected terminals with ideal positions
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Innovative mega cassette and equipment solutions

Moving the unmovable

Cargo with extreme or odd-sized dimensions requires special care. With DFDS’ special equipment and transport solutions tailor-made to fit your needs and the nature of your goods, you can enjoy the benefits that come with having one operator with you all the way from A to B. We continuously innovate and invest in modern and sustainable equipment, technology, and solutions, to give you peace of mind in changing times.

Our network - your strength

Our ferry routes on a fixed schedule, ferries, port terminals, trailer and container units, and local ferry and logistics experts across Europe make up our substantial asset-based network. For the project cargo industry, that means access to one of Europe’s most comprehensive freight shipping and logistics networks. Thousands of project logistics customers and millions of passengers trust us to move their businesses and people every day - With DFDS, you get secure on-time delivery, every time.

The majority of DFDS ports offer multiple destinations, making it easy for project cargo to have connecting departures and to be moved from one route to another. From sea to road to rail, DFDS’ dedication and expertise gets your heavy cargo there on time, every time.

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Equipment solutions tailored to your needs 

  • Asset-based 3PL and 4PL solutions
  • Comprehensive European shipping and terminal network.
  • Barge and rail-connected terminals ideally placed to serve all relevant areas in Northern Europe.
  • A modern fleet of vessels consisting of Ro-Ro, sideport and container vessels.
  • Innovative mega cassette and equipment solutions, optimising payload and cargo care and moving agility projects forward.
  • Lifting equipment and storage facilities for project cargo.
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Digital tools to optimise your business​​

  • A dedicated DFDS Control Tower can manage the entire process end-to-end.
  • Your cargo will be 100% traceable in real-time.
  • We deliver streamlined IT solutions for quicker project cargo processing when it reaches its destination terminal.
  • We offer EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) solutions to increase efficiency in data management
  • Our user-friendly booking systems
  • Will help you to create, edit, and track your bookings quickly and easily.
  • Use the new Online Warehouse Management System (WMS) Empirika, including EDI, 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.