DFDS launches electric truck fleet

DFDS has launched a fleet of 20 electric trucks in Gothenburg, the single biggest delivery of heavy electric freight vehicles in the Nordic region. Together with an additional 30 electric trucks that are to be delivered later, the fleet in Gothenburg accounts for a significant proportion of the 125 electric Volvo trucks that DFDS has ordered for roll-out in 2023. The new electric trucks will be based in the DFDS ... [+]

DFDS ships lifesaving water to Ukraine

DFDS has shipped a 45ft container containing 30,000 litres of clean drinking water to Ukraine donated by Fresh Water Norway in Brevik. The company has been collaborating with the charitable organization Caritas since the beginning of the war and has so far shipped over 200,000 liters of clean drinking water ... [+]

DFDS inaugurates east Poland warehouse

DFDS has opened its first dry-warehouse and logistics office near Poznan, Poland, close to the German border. It will handle a range of services including warehousing and cross-docking, co-packaging, labeling, customs, and inventory management and comes in addition to the existing cold chain freight solutions which DFDS has been offering ... [+]

DFDS renews Newhaven-Dieppe contract

DFDS has won a new five-year contract to operate the Newhaven-Dieppe route on behalf of the French authority, the Syndicat Mixte de Promotion de l’Activité Transmanche (SMPAT), from 1 January 2023. The Danish company has operated the service since 2012 and will now enter the third contract period. It currently ... [+]

Third ship for DFDS Dunkerque/Rosslare route

DFDS has added a third vessel to its Dunkerque-Rosslare service. The new vessel is the Optima Seaways which has capacity for 2,200 lane metres of freight and will start with one round-trip a week, from Dunkerque on Wednesday at 20:00 and from Rosslare on Saturday at 14:00. She joins Regina ... [+]

DFDS buys Liverpool cold store

DFDS’s UK cold chain business unit has acquired a 21,000-pallet cold store in Liverpool, two years on from taking over the lease of the facility. It has capacity for about 21,000 pallets, including a fully automated chamber holding over 12,400 pallets. The cold store operates at -21 degrees and is ... [+]

New rail route completes DFDS UK/Turkey connection

DFDS is to introduce a new rail freight service from Séte to Calais with connections to and from Turkey and the UK, from 17 May. It will run twice a week, with two weekly departures in each direction between Calais and Séte. DFDS says the service will allow it to offer a ... [+]

Green link to UK for Swedish paper

Swedish operator Green Cargo has launched a rail freight shuttle between Rosersberg, north of Stockholm and the Port of Gothenburg. It will initiallydepart six times a week, moving paper products and other goods from Rosersberg to Gothenburg, for onward transit to the UK and France. On arrival in Gothenburg, the freight ... [+]

CLdN boosts Rotterdam route with DFDS space share deal

Short sea operator CLdN has signed a space-sharing agreement with DFDS from 10 January giving it an additional six sailings per week between Rotterdam and the Humber and boosting its offering to twelve sailings per week in each direction. CLdN and DFDS will each provide one additional vessel to facilitate the ... [+]

DFDS orders all-electric trucks

Shipping and logistics operator DFDS has ordered 100 electric trucks from Volvo, one of the largest purchases of heavy-duty vehicles to date. The new fleet will be implemented throughout Europe during 2022 and 2023. The Volvo FM Electric truck can carry a maximum weight of 44 tons and can travel ... [+]

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