Artikelen door Andreas

Verbinden en versterken van Group HR

Een paar weken geleden schreven we over de fusie van HR en Training & Development tot een afdeling onder de naam Group HR, onder leiding van vicevoorzitter Kasper Damgaard. Kasper deelt een update over de nieuwe verenigde afdeling. "Deze nieuwe afdeling biedt zoveel opwindende uitdagingen, en ik ben zeer bescheiden, maar toch enthousiast, in [...]

Project Grimsby Fresh - update

In March we published an article about the newly-launched Project Grimsby Fresh, which focused on optimising processes and making the fresh fish business in Grimsby more profitable. Since then the local management has conducted an extensive review of the business together with Strategy & Consulting (S&C). There has been a positive transition which has made […]

Waardevol Volvo-bezoek in China

Morgan Olausson, Vice President of BU North Sea North, recently had the pleasure of attending a valuable strategic meeting in China with David Pansinger, Vice President of Logistics Asia Pacific, and Lars Krafft, Industrial Strategy Director from Volvo Cars in Sweden. The five-day visit included a presentation of our mega vessels which are currently under […]

DFDS Peterborough wint belangrijke aanbesteding

DFDS Peterborough heeft onlangs een aanbesteding gewonnen voor de Britse distributie van diepvriesgroenteproducten namens Greenyard Frozen Foods UK. Greenyard is een wereldwijde marktleider in de levering van verse, bevroren en bereide groenten en fruit. Greenyard telt Europa's leidende retailers onder zijn klantenbestand en biedt efficiënte en duurzame oplossingen aan klanten [...]

Verrassingen voor onze junior gasten dit hoogseizoen

The busy summer holiday period is here, and on the Channel our colleagues are welcoming a large number of guests, including families with children. “It is a pleasure meeting thousands of holidaymakers who have chosen DFDS to be part of their annual summer holiday, and we are really looking forward to welcoming our guests to […]

Tijd voor feest: eerste mega-schip gelanceerd in Jinling

We hebben fantastisch nieuws over de voortgang van onze nieuwe megaschepen die in Jinling worden gebouwd. Senior projectmanager Jens Peter Baltsersen heeft gemeld dat het eerste Jinling-schip op 16 juli in de Yangtze-rivier werd gelanceerd. Vóór de lancering werd de toplaag van de boot aangebracht zoals op de afbeelding te zien was, waardoor hij er [...] uitzag.

BU Med - integratiebijeenkomsten gaan door in Frankrijk

Hoewel het zomer- en vakantietijd is, vordert ons integratiewerk op volle snelheid. Collega's van BU Med waren vorige week bezig toen EVP Peder Gellert, SVP van BU Med Selçuk Boztepe en verschillende collega's in Marseille en Toulon met verschillende stakeholders bijeenkwamen, waaronder partners, lokale havens, stuwadoors en agentschappen. De eerste stop was […]

Veranderingen in de afdeling Bunkers

Technical Organisation and the Bunkers Department are happy to introduce a new and optimised bunkers care team to ensure there is always the correct quantity and quality of bunkers on board our vessels. Martin Fuglsang Knudsen joined the team on 1 July 2018 from a position as a bunkers and cargo surveyor at Saybolt Denmark […]

Workshop klantervaringen in Kiel

Op 3 en 4 juli hebben Gary Andrews en Peter Hoogendoorn (Business Development & Strategy) een workshop in Kiel gefaciliteerd om in te spelen op zakelijke behoeften om de incheck- en instapervaring op onze Baltische routes aanzienlijk te verbeteren. “Ander inzicht en ervaring met klantenservice is zeer waardevol voor ons, daarom hadden we allemaal […]

IT en Digital lanceren video om nieuwe collega's aan te trekken

As we reported in June, we are looking for IT developers at DFDS and has begun a campaign to attract the best of them for our digital development. In this video, some of our IT developers give their insight on how it is working for DFDS as well as what they would like their new colleagues […]

Technische problemen in Port of Newhaven

Last Sunday, Seven Sisters was unable to dock in Port of Newhaven due to technical problems with the port docking mechanism. “We had no other option than to turn Seven Sisters around and go back to Dieppe, which unfortunately meant that our customers had to see their destination get smaller and smaller. The guests were […]

Geweldig teamwork in Göteborg RoRo

The Swedish national football team wasn’t the only Swedish team dressed in their kit to secure success last Tuesday. In order for Petunia Seaways to depart with the planned car load, everyone at the terminal discovered their inner team spirit and helped each other get the job done, just in time to make sure that […]

Managementverandering in Rotterdam

Mikael Mortensen, MD van DFDS shipping agency en terminallocatie in Vlaardingen, heeft besloten om DFDS te verlaten. Na 10 jaar bij DFDS, de laatste zeven in Tallinn, Dieppe, en vanaf 2015 in Rotterdam, gaat Mikael Mortensen met zijn gezin terug naar Denemarken om zich in Jutland te vestigen, waar DFDS helaas geen vacatures beschikbaar heeft. "Ik [...]

Drukke integratieweek in Istanbul bekroond met boottocht

A boat trip and a seafood dinner in a restaurant on the shores of the beautiful and lively Strait of Bosporus was the crown on a very busy week in Istanbul. It was Peder Gellert’s reward to the many colleagues gathered in BU Mediterranean’s headquarters in Istanbul to work on the integration that is really […]

UK Seafarers awareness week: DFDS viert stageprogramma

With 95% of imports coming to the UK by ship, the maritime industry plays a significant role in the economy. Yet there’s been a substantial drop in seafarers ratings and attracting young people has been particularly challenging. To help tackle the issue, maritime charity Seafarers UK held its 9th Seafarers Awareness Week from 23-30 June, where […]

Management ontmoet klanten en oprichters van UN Ro-Ro

As previous articles have indicated, it is currently full steam ahead in Istanbul. BU Mediterranean Management and Peder Gellert had a busy week, including meetings with BU management and key customers. “We enjoyed meeting Çetin Nuhoğlu, Chairman of International Transporters’ Association (UND) and three board members who are all customers of BU Mediterranean. UND is both […]

Karlshamn zet koers naar hun derde opeenvolgende record

In March 2017, the ship-shore initiative was implemented for terminals to continuously reduce ships’ time in ports to gain more time at sea, thereby lowering fuel consumption. Karlshamn has recently beaten its own record two months in a row, in April and May. Before the ship-shore initiative, Karlshamn was already dispatching ships with minutes to […]

DFDS-campagne om IT-ontwikkelaars te werven

It comes as no surprise to us that we lack IT developers at DFDS, but as an article in the respected Danish shipping news magazine Shippingwatch demonstrates, it may be less obvious to the rest of the world. “We employ 250 people in our IT department and have many digital experts, but the world may […]

Group HR en Training & Development worden één

We have decided to merge Group HR and Training & Development into one department under the name of Group HR. This is a logical move, as the departments both deal with people: recruiting, onboarding, training and motivating people etc. Responsibility for the new department will be placed on the shoulders of VP Kasper Damgaard. We […]

IJmuiden Contact Center studiereis naar Newcastle

Last week, six colleagues from the Contact Centre in IJmuiden went on a nice three-day trip to Newcastle. The purpose of this study trip was mainly to increase knowledge about the on-board facilities. “We started the trip with a guided tour of King Seaways, including a bridge visit accompanied by Captain Ingimar Tór Thomsen. It […]

Volle kracht vooruit om 'One DFDS' te worden

Greetings from sunny Istanbul. It’s my pleasure to write from the newly-formed Business Unit Mediterranean out of Istanbul, where we look forward to hosting many of our new colleagues from DFDS. From the first day when we met with the DFDS management team for the transaction, followed by the integration kick-off meeting in Copenhagen and […]

Versnel onze verkoopprestaties

Why are some sales people more successful than others? And what can you do to become an even better sales professional, maximise your results and attain your goals more effectively? These are questions which we hope you will find answers to in our new e-learning tool, Accelerate. To Move for All to Grow and provide […]

Nieuwe foto's van Jinling Shipyard

Na de update vorige week van Jinling Shipyard ontvingen we deze geweldige foto's die laten zien hoe de werf bezig was met het dichten van de opening in de romp na installatie van belangrijke componenten zoals de hoofdmotoren. Het schip nadert snel de tijd dat ze wordt gelanceerd in de wateren van de beroemde Yangtze-rivier die [...]

Waardevolle vergaderingen in Göteborg over digitale ontwikkelingen

DFDS’ sales and customer services are increasingly going digital and if we and our customers are to obtain the full benefit of this, we need to base our digital initiatives on our customers’ challenges and pains as well as our own requirements. Therefore, Sean Potter, the Shipping Division’s Digital & IT Officer, arranged meetings and workshops […]