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Special Transport

Special Transport

What is special transport?

Some cargo just doesn’t fit the standard container format. Due to dimensions, weight, or the nature of the goods, special cargo requires special acceptance, handling, loading, and transport procedures. At DFDS, we can give your special cargo the care and gear it requires to arrive on time and in one piece.

Logistics solutions

What can we offer

Our unique network of 24 ferry routes on a fixed schedule, 55 ferries, 8 port terminals, and 9,000 trailer and container units help us deliver quality special cargo shipments and value to our customers.

Our extensive fleet includes extendable flatbed trailers, low loaders, extendable and regular semi low loaders, concrete carriers, escort vehicles, mega and standard flatbed trailers, as well as Kuip trailers.

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Local special cargo expertise

DFDS’ special cargo services team has the right handling knowledge, equipment, and skills to safely ship your goods that need special transport to, from, and through destinations throughout Europe and Turkey.

We always aim to appoint someone to collect and deliver the cargo who is well-versed in the local language, legislation, and regulations.

Exceptional is normal

We have been around for more than 150 years and know how to think ahead. We continuously innovate and invest in modern and sustainable equipment, technology, and solutions, to give you peace of mind in changing times. DFDS Special Cargo is an industry leader when it comes to international flatbed and abnormal load transport. We operate one of the largest specialised fleets available in mainland Europe, the UK, and Ireland.