Lean and agile automotive solutions
The automotive industry continues to seek leaner and more agile supply chains in order to meet the demand for shorter lead times for new cars and the ever increasing demand for after sales service support. DFDS fully understands these demands and through its dedicated Automotive industry team, provide the industry with a combination of traditional transport services and innovative, tailor made solutions based on the following foundations.
- Asset based 3PL solutions including own vessels, trains, trailers, terminals, containers and swap bodies.
- Comprehensive Northern European shipping and terminal network.
- Modern ships constructed with hanging car decks.
- Security designed trailer fleet - anti-slash curtain and box trailers equipped with on-board tracking devises.
- High frequency - reduced lead-time - reduced inventory.
- Port based dedicated automotive added value services.
- Cargo care (less than 0.3% transit damage).
- Aftersales and parts logistics services.
- Just-in-time solutions.
- Freight management.
- Tailor made transport solutions for tractors, trucks, busses, chassis and construction equipment.
- Bespoke IT solutions supporting supply chain optimisation.
- Dedicated, professional and experienced industry teams.