Vision and strategy

Committed to the success of our customers.
Niels Smedegaard

"Delivering high performance and superior reliability - whatever we carry. Our people understand your needs and are committed to your success. This is the DFDS vision and guiding star."

Niels Smedegaard, President and CEO


The DFDS way

Together with our value proposition and strategy, The DFDS Way forms the core of how our company is managed:

  • Customer driven
  • Continuous improvement
  • Best practice
  • Leveraging scale
  • Performance culture

It is a promise we give each other to create value for our customers. By doing things a little better every day, we become a stronger company.


Our network strength

Reliable shipping services and flexible transport solutions.

DFDS' network map
DFDS employees

Our Responsibility

DFDS aspires to act responsibly when we carry passangers and freight on our ships and provide transport and logistics solutions to manufacturers.

Read about our CSR initiatives
DFDS employee in the engine room

Work with us

DFDS is a great place to work, and the leader in it's field. With a huge range of roles employed, you might just find your dream job.

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DFDS Management


The DFDS Executive Board comprises CEO and CFO. Our Executive Management team comprises heads of Shipping Division, Logistics Division and People & Ships.

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