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Specialists for every industry

As well as offering warehousing and distribution skills, our dedicated teams provide expertise across a variety of industries. We are experienced in the transportation of temperature-controlled and high value goods, and the provision of fourth-party logistics services.

Intermodal transport services

DFDS provides UK and Italian importers and exporters with a fast, efficient and environmentally friendly intermodal service. After learning about your specific requirements we tailor our services with the help of specialised equipment.

  • Sliding roof, curtain-sided swap-bodies allow full cargo access from all sides
  • State-of-the-art 13.60m ambient and refrigerated swap-bodies offer higher payloads than conventional road transport
  • Our timetable is designed to keep transit times to a minimum

Specialised equipment

Whether you’re transporting smaller consignments, part-loads or full loads, DFDS’s specialised equipment and strategic rail, road and sea links enable us to provide you with tailor-made solutions to fit your specific, door-to-door transportation needs.

  • Sliding-roof, curtain-sided swap-bodies
  • Double-deck trailers
  • Semi-deck fridge trailers
  • Box vans with tail lifts

Cut emissions as well as costs

DFDS’s own dedicated rail service between terminals strategically placed near Birmingham and Milan provides direct links between the UK and Italy's industrial heartlands, cutting down on the distance travelled by road and avoiding increasing road congestion.

Rail transport can reduce:

  • Carbon dioxide emissions by up to 90%
  • Hydrocarbon emissions by up to 95%
  • Sulphur dioxide emissions by up to 76%
  • Nitrogen oxide emissions by up to 95%
  • Particulates emissions by up to 90%

[source: www.ecotransit.org]

Strategic port access

DFDS provides container shipping services between Continental Europe and Ireland, Norway and Rotterdam. Thanks to a reliable sailing schedule, flexible solutions and centrally-located ports that are close to inland road and rail infrastructure, we can move your cargo quickly and efficiently.

To view schedules, please select your route:

Spain–UK–IrelandContinental Europe–IrelandNorway–Rotterdam

Sideport liner service

DFDS offers weekly sailings between Norway and Germany, Belgium, and UK. These trade lanes are served by five sideport vessels shipping paper and other forest products, containers, and bulk cargo freight.

Our terminals

In Norway, DFDS offers efficient port handling of goods at our terminals in Oslo, Moss, Brevik and Kristiansand.

Our services and expertise include:

  • Handling of unit loads such as trailers and containers, automobiles, and industrial goods
  • Warehousing facilities
  • Distribution of unitised cargo and heavy project cargo

Learn more about our multimodal expertise

Our customers value DFDS’s logistics expertise and industry-specific knowledge. Discover how our multimodal transport services could make your business more efficient, both financially and environmentally.

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Full loads

Whether you have a full container load (FCL) or full trailer load (FTL), our state-of-the-art, high-volume equipment ensures that it will arrive in perfect condition, whether it is ambient or temperature-controlled.

Part loads

If you have a less than container load (LCL) or less than trailer load (LTL), we tailor our services to meet your needs, whether you require an ambient or temperature-controlled solution.

Supply chain solutions

Our dedicated specialists provide supply chain solutions for a range of industries. As demand and markets fluctuate, our proactive and responsive teams provide the flexible solutions you rely on.

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