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Hvad gør DFDS attraktivt?

Investors and banks take an increasing interest in Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) reporting when they assess a company’s valuation, loan terms and investment attractiveness. “Sustainability work in a company like ours means integrating social and environmental concerns into our business operations. One aspect of achieving this is through doing – concrete action like upgrading our […]

Fører på afstand 

  At arbejde hjemmefra har været vores virkelighed i næsten et år nu. Social distancering og isolation udgør fortsat forudsætningen for vores liv uden umiddelbar ende i sikte. Hvordan understøtter DFDS bedst medarbejdere og ledere under stadigt strammere Corona-begrænsninger? Hvad kan vi som arbejdsgiver gøre for at hjælpe vores kolleger med at blive [...]

Ahrenkiel tager status over 2020 

A year into her job as the Chief People Officer, Anne-Christine takes stock of 2020. More focus on HR as a business partner, boosting employees’ possibilities to train and grow and making crewing a global function are a few of the key developments in HR this year. “It’s been a tumultuous year for everyone. This year has been […]

Medieinteressen for Brexit vokser   

VP and Head of BU Channel Filip Hermann interviewed by Danish public TV in Dover, 12 December  Sunday was the official deadline for a post-Brexit trade agreement between the UK and EU. No deal was made, and negotiations continue. Time is running out and the media is growing increasingly interested in how affected companies intend […]

Larkhall: bedre service

Larkhall handles thousands of consignments for the Scottish seafood industry every year. They’re the UK’s main carrier of seafood to the continent and have contracts with all the big salmon exporters, as well as many smaller ones. With the consequences of Brexit kicking in on 1 January – mandatory import and export declarations, as well […]

Brexit-video: vi er klar til at hjælpe vores kunder

Just a few days to go now before we find out if the EU and UK can agree on a post-Brexit trade deal. In this video from Esbjerg by Danish Shipping, DFDS Senior Vice President Kell Robdrup and the Danish Customs Agency explain how we’re prepared to help importers and exporters, deal or new deal, […]

Larkhall bliver mere digital

A recent collaboration between Technology & Innovation and Larkhall has resulted in better service for logistics customers. They can now track their goods, get precise delivery times and share documentation with customs authorities. This information also helps us optimise planning and save time. A lot of fresh food passes through Larkhall every. Due to a […]

Hjælp kunderne med at blive klar

24 days until the new trade rules between the UK and the EU kick in. We’re hosting a series of webinars this week to help customers get ready:   Customs processes via Belgian ports Time: December 9, 10:00 – 11:00 CET Language: English End of transition period and Belgian implementation of border controls SIGN UP   Customs processes via Dutch ports […]

Kan skibe køre på nøddeskaller?

Fuel tanks at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre  DFDS invested in the start-up biofuel company MASH Energy in 2019 because we want to replace fossil fuels with sustainable ones. B11 blend biofuel now ready to be tested at our partner’s Alfa Laval’s facility in Aalborg, Denmark. We invested in the start-up biofuel company […]

Spørg kunderne, når du er i tvivl

Technology & Innovation asked customers why they weren’t using MyFreight, our only Brexit-compliant freight booking tool. We used their answers to improve the tool and help customers transition in time for the new year. MyFreight is our only Brexit-compliant booking tool for freight customers. But something was stopping customers from using it.   To avoid messy bookings, delays and frustration after 31 December 2020, we had to figure […]

Nye mopper sparer drikkevand

Reducing our environmental footprint means looking at everything we do. It all counts, even mops for cleaning floors. A new type of mop used by our cleaning services supplier Eurest saves thousands of litres of water every year, is better to work with ergonomically and ensures cleaner surfaces. The i-mop is a new kind of […]

Projekt: Nulemission Oslo færge

An illustration of the hydrogen-powered ferry that DFDS and its partners aim to develop.   DFDS and its partners have applied for EU support for development of a ferry powered by electricity from a hydrogen fuel cell which only emits water. Green hydrogen is to be produced by a projected offshore wind energy-powered electrolyser plant […]

150 år på 45 minutter

CEO Torben Carlsen recently guested the Danish business podcast ‘Millionærklubben’. Hear his reflections on how DFDS has navigated through 150 years of ups and downs, what drives us as a company, our handling of Brexit and Covid-19 and what steering DFDS through challenging times requires: Go to podcast (in Danish)

4 ting, du har brug for at vide 

HR Director Nordic and Baltics Karolina Landin and CSR Director Sofie Hebeltoft provide a guide to what to do if the “How we deal with each other part” of the Code of Conduct is violated: How we engage with each other has a big impact on our work environment and company culture. The DFDS Code of Conduct details what […]

Kunder strømmede til Brexit-webinar 

DFDS webinar on new UK border rules drew 400 people. The format works well, helps us get in dialogue with customers and helps us pinpoint what kind of information they need from us. Last week, B2B Marketing and the Immingham office hosted a webinar on the new UK border control rules. Andrew Byrne, Managing Director in Immingham, Richard Ballantyne, a Chief Executive at British […]

Vellykket lancering af ny ro-pax

The second of our new combined ferry for the Baltics was launched at the Guangzhou Shipyard on 13 November Friday the 13th is considered a unlucky day in Western superstition. Fortunately this is not the case in China. So despite of the date we were confident that the launch of our second ro-pax newbuilding for […]

Hvad Brexit betyder for passagerer

Customers can now find up-to-date guidance on travelling to and from the UK after 31 December. Web, email, blog and FAQs updated. With the transition period for the UK leaving the EU coming to an end on 31 December, it is important to communicate to our customers the impact this will have on travel. “The […]

Kanalen er klar til Brexit

“We now know that we can move goods from the UK into the continent, end to end from Dover to Calais. This week’s internal test of all Channel processes, signage and infrastructure proved that we have all the necessary systems in place, and we know how to operate them,” says Vice President and Head of DFDS’ BU Channel Filip Hermann.“  Practicing, step […]

Mangfoldighed har ændret EMT

A diverse company is a solid company, and we aim to have at least 30% female colleagues in DFDS by 2023. The issue of diversity and inclusion was high on the agenda at this year’s Management Conference and the result was both concrete initiatives to increase the share of women as well as pledges from […]

10.000 tons mindre CO2 med et lag maling

We will reduce emissions by 45 % from 2008 to 2030 through upgrades to existing vessels. New hull coating on four of our new Jinling vessels is expected to reduce our annual C02 emissions by 10,000 tons. DFDS’ short-term climate plan is about improving what we have in order to reduce emissions by 45% by […]

“Hold din virksomhed i bevægelse”

Marketing launches campaign to let customers know that wherever they are in their Brexit preparations, DFDS can help keep their business moving. “Customers need to know that DFDS is prepared for Brexit and and ready to help them,” says Kenneth Tange, Head of B2B Marketing at DFDS. “We are now launching a campaign to inform customers about how we can keep […]

Komplekse behov, lydløsninger

Our customers want sustainable and relevant solutions to their complex supply chain challenges. That’s why we’ve created the new Business Unit Industries and Client Engagement (ICE): to give large customers the certainty that when they talk to DFDS, they get a unified, solid, flexible and relevant solution and transport partner. The BU focuses on the […]

“Den rigtige ting at gøre”

Anne-Christine Ahrenkiel, Chief People Officer, deltog i en global paneldebat om The Future CEO - en rolle, der ændrer sig på grund af mere fokus på miljø, mangfoldighed - og Covid-19. Se link nedenfor. Hvert år hviler global skibsfart på Danmark i løbet af oktober, når arrangementet Danske Maritime dage samler ledere og top [...]

Brexit: hvad er der på plads?

Come 1 January, cargo moving between the UK and the EU will have to undergo Customs formalities and border control. At DFDS, we’ve been planning for these consequences of Brexit for years. Here’s an overview of the people, systems and processes we have in place to help customers with their Customs needs. It’s long, but […]