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DFDS Group

Moving goods and people since 1866

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On track to deliver on outlook

While we are on track to deliver on our outlook, we continue to focus on improving profit through operational efficiencies across our network.

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DFDS expands logistics network to Türkiye

DFDS management has presented the acquisition to investors and analysts on a live conference call 9 April 2024 at 16.00 hrs. CET.

Click here for the recording of the conference call: GetVisualTV stream

Click here for the Conference call slides (PDF): Slides Conf call (PDF)

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Capital Markets Day

DFDS’ Executive Management Team (EMT) will host a capital markets day (CMD) for institutional investors, analysts, and lenders as well as financial media on 13 December 2023.

We keep Europe moving through a wide range of freight services from ferry transport to complex logistics solutions

  • 12,300 employees
  • DKK 26.9bn revenue
  • 20+ countries connected by our ferry routes and logistics solutions

DFDS has since its foundation in 1866 built a unique infrastructure of ferry routes connecting European countries with each other as well as with Türkiye. We mostly transport freight units on the routes in addition to around 5 million passengers in normal years.

We also offer logistics services rooted in the regions served by our ferry routes. They range from door-door transports of full-loads to complex solutions for major industrials.

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Purpose and strategy

We move for all to grow.

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Whistleblower system

DFDS A/S is an organization with strong values of responsibility and integrity. Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics contains general guidelines for conducting business with the highest standards of ethics.

The DFDS Compliance Line is a website managed by an independent third party, EthicsPoint, with the highest levels of security and confidentiality. It may be used to report issues safely that people feel they cannot share with their manager.

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Travel by ferry to experience Europe

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Explore our freight ferry route network 

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Thinking of a role in DFDS?

At DFDS we offer a range of career opportunities at all levels, on land and at sea, as well as a truly international environment. DFDS' head office is located in Copenhagen and we have offices across 20 countries.

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We aim to be net-zero by 2050

Our moving to green strategy sets greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for 2030 and the goal to be net-zero by 2050.

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We want to be a caring employer

Sustainable business is about people. We want to ensure well-being for all our employees and support their physical and mental health.

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DFDS has a two-tier management structure with an independent Board of Directors.

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Our history

Helping customers grow since 1866.

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Governance and policies

Our policies for corporate governance, diversity and remuneration are continuously evaluated with due consideration to current legislation, practice and recommendations.