DFDS metal industry solutions


Steel coils

Cost-effective metal solutions

DFDS recognises the service demands of the metals industry where manufacturers and traders alike require efficient, reliable and cost-effective supply chains enabling their wide range of products to reach their markets on time and in perfect condition. At the heart of such service demands, sits DFDS' dedicated metals industry team, designing bespoke solutions to meet customer expectations through quality and innovation, coupled with a desire to deliver best practice based on the following foundations:

  • Asset based 3PL solutions including own vessels, trains, trailers, terminals, containers and swap bodies.
  • Modern fleet of vessels consisting of roro, sideport and containers vessels.
  • Multimodal solutions.
  • Innovative mega cassette and equipment solutions optimising payload and cargo care.
  • Dedicated steel terminal, cross docking and warehouse facilities.
  • Specialist equipment handling Coil Plate, Billets, Slabs, Pipes, Tubes, Bar and Rod.
  • Rail/road distribution services.
  • Bespoke IT solutions supporting supply chain optimisation.
  • Added value services; Freight Management.
  • Dedicated, professional and experienced industry teams.

Case study: ArcelorMittal

In 2016, DFDS handled 125 000 tonnes for ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel producer. Out of 12 000 only 1 steel coil was damaged, resulting in an unparalleled damage rate of 0.008%. Learn about our innovative supply chain solutions and our dedication to cargo care.

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Our network strength

DFDS operates one of Europe's largest integrated shipping and logistics network, aspiring at all times to provide excellent customer experiences based on innovative and cost effective solutions delivering our promises.

Transport services

Transport services

You can count on our comprehensive transport services, container transport and trailer options and industry specific expertise. From more than 30 international offices we offer a range of specialised equipment designed to meet particular demands, from collection to final destination.

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DFDS supply chain solutions

Supply chain solutions

We react swiftly to changes in market conditions and product demand. With our end-to-end supply chain management we can assure a responsive and forward-thinking logistics.

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Customer service

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Just specify your transport needs and we will swiftly provide you with a rate, according to your cargo size, type and delivery details.

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Book and track

As an experienced logistics partner DFDS understands how crucial it is for customers to maintain supply chain visibility. That is why DFDS booking systems provide you with online access to book-and-track services and more.

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