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Our network - your strength

With a fleet of Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax, container vessels, and logistics routes across Europe, DFDS provides access for the automotive industry to one of Europe’s most comprehensive freight shipping and logistics networks.

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Leaner and more agile supply chain solutions
Leaner and more agile supply chain solutions
Shorter lead times for new vehicles
Shorter lead times for new vehicles
Best in class service with less 0.3% damage rate
Best in class service with less 0.3% damage rate
Dedicated after-sales service support
Dedicated after-sales service support
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Delivering far more than A to B

In DFDS, we provide you with both inbound and outbound logistics. Whether it’s shipping automotive parts to the factory or transporting vehicles to the dealership, we've got you covered.

Our just-in-time delivery concept ensures that automotive parts arrive in time and in the right sequence for the assembly line in your factory.

Your cargo in experienced hands

DFDS' team of automotive industry experts fully understands your demands. We can easily adapt to your needs, offering not only traditional transport services, but also innovative and tailor-made solutions.

Our just-in-time solutions make sure your cargo is always in the right place at the right time.

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Equipment designed for your needs

  • We offer tailor-made transport solutions for tractors, trucks, busses, chassis, and construction equipment.
  • Asset-based 3PL solutions including own vessels, trains, trailers, terminals, containers, and swap bodies.
  • We have modern ships with hanging car decks.
  • Our box trailers all use digital on-board tracking for added security (TAPA certified).
  • PDI facilities for your cargo to leave the terminal in best condition.
  • We have designed trailer fleets with anti-slash curtains.

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 cargo processing when it reaches its destination terminal.
  • We offer integration solutions to increase efficiency in data management.
  • Our user-friendly booking systems DFDS Direct and My DFDS Freight will help you to create, edit, and track your bookings quickly and easily.
  • Use the new 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.

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