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More than 150 years of experience
More than 150 years of experience
We take time to understand your needs
We take time to understand your needs
Fast communication when it matters
Fast communication when it matters
Knowledgeable and proactive teams
Knowledgeable and proactive teams
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Request a quote or get in touch with one of our experts to learn more about our transport services.

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Book & Track

In our logistics booking system you will be able to:

  • Create, edit, or cancel a booking 
  • Track a unit or consignment
  • Download invoices, statistics, and KPIs 
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Our transport services

Every day, a wide variety of sectors, industries, companies, and people all over the region count on our comprehensive transport and logistics services. We are here to offer container and cargo transport, trailer options, and industry-specific expertise when companies and organisations want to move their precious cargo from A to B.

From more than 30 international offices all over Europe, our dedicated and highly skilled colleagues offer a range of specialised and dedicated services designed to meet your every transportation demand. Whether it is an uncomplicated and fast one-off shipment or a complex supply chain that requires steady support and multiple modes of transport, day out and day in, DFDS has the assets and solutions you need. DFDS offers transport logistics assistance every step of the way.

DFDS understands the situation at hand, and offer unparalleled know-how about how to optimise transportation and logistics processes.

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Before we load, we listen

No one knows your business better than you do. In order to provide you with exactly the care you need and want, it is important that we understand what it is you want to achieve. We take the time to listen to your wishes and understand your precise situation, market, industry, and requirements. Getting to know you and the details of your particular company helps us come up with simple but impactful solutions to your transport logistics needs.

Choosing DFDS as your transportation partner means that you can spend more time on focusing on what’s important to you – like making your company move forward and growing your business. Meanwhile, we promise to take care of moving your precious goods from where they are to where they need to be.

Transporting full loads and part loads

Move full loads

Are you moving a lot of cargo? Large volumes? Enough for a full container load (FCL) or a full trailer-load (FTL)?

We know that delivering relevant and cost-effective transportation relies on the willingness to continuously invest in state-of-the-art logistics equipment built to handle large volumes of cargo. As a result, we always have the right gear to ensure a smooth and swift process, minimising the turnaround in the port.

Move part loads

At DFDS, we own our own assets – from terminals to vessels to trucks. Thanks to economies of scale and the ability to consolidate cargo, DFDS will keep your supply chain moving, whatever the size of your consignment.

Whether you have a less than trailer load (LTL) or a less than container load (LCL), our specialised equipment ensures that your ambient or temperature-controlled cargo will arrive in pristine condition, every time.

Multimodal and Special cargo

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Multimodal transport

You can benefit from our precise planning skills when it comes to using the appropriate modes of transportation. We have 8 strategically placed terminals all over Europe and operate 24 ferry routes on a fixed schedule, with modern and purpose-built vessels. With DFDS, you’re always close to high-frequency rail services and a high-capacity network. Trains? Trailers? Trucks? Vessels? No matter the combination, our multimodal transport is fast, seamless, and environmentally sustainable.

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Special cargo

Special or odd-sized goods require special equipment – and we have it all. Our extensive special cargo 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. DFDS Special Cargo is at the forefront of international flatbed and abnormal load transport and operates one of the largest specialised fleets available in mainland Europe, the UK, and Ireland.

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We support entire supply chain

We understand how important it is for your business to be able to react swiftly to changes in market conditions and product demand.

Our supply chain solutions are designed not only to meet the demands of your own sector, but the needs of your particular business. With our end-to-end supply chain management, you are ensured a responsive and forward-thinking logistics partner.

We are proactive and dedicated specialists in supply chain solutions and serve a range of different industries and companies. As demand and markets fluctuate, we provide the flexible services you rely on. In addition to fully integrated supply chain solutions, DFDS offers third- and fourth-party contract management, all backed up by our European network of strategically placed terminals and hubs.

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When you need more than just door-to-door

Time is often the deciding factor when we make decisions. With DFDS, you can get express services with guaranteed delivery times. There is peace of mind in knowing exactly when your goods will be picked up and dropped off. When you have particularly valuable and vulnerable cargo, you can choose a first-class or high-security delivery option. Also, DFDS transport meets all Transport Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Trailer Safety Requirements at level 3. That means that whatever your transport logistics challenge, whatever the context and whatever the time frame

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Committed to your success

Our many and different customers appreciate our flexible approach to building and delivering relevant, timely, and efficient transport services. They value our substantial and unique industry-specific expertise and the fact that we always go the extra mile to ensure that the services you get match your specific and current needs.

Get in touch to learn more about how using DFDS’s transport services can help your business become leaner, more efficient, and more cost-effective.

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