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Part load transport

Part load transport

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What does part load mean?

A part load shipment varies in size and is often difficult to categorise. Even though demand for part load transport is high, it can be surprisingly difficult to find a company willing to carry out part load transport at a reasonable rate.

It often means driving a half-empty vehicle to carry out the job if you don’t have enough items to fill it, which comes at a cost for the transport provider. In some cases, even if you do find a transport company offering part load delivery, you will have to expect long waiting times for pick-up or delivery.

Flexible across road, rail, and sea

DFDS’s transport portfolio includes both ambient and temperature-controlled units. With our multimodal capabilities, industry-specific expertise and valuable experience across road, rail and sea, we offer a flexible, pan-European part-load transport and logistics service.

Right equipment for your part load

Whatever your transportation and logistics requirements, DFDS works closely with you to get you exactly what you need. We make sure we have the right equipment to optimise your loading capacity, whether by volume, weight, or pallet. Our equipment includes: reefer equipment, dry cargo trailers, swap-bodies, containers.