Inlägg av Andreas

Värtvärdigt Volvobesök i Kina

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 vinner ett stort anbud

DFDS Peterborough has recently won a tender for the UK distribution of frozen vegetable products on behalf of Greenyard Frozen Foods UK. Greenyard is a global market leader in the supply of fresh, frozen and prepared fruit and vegetables. Counting Europe’s leading retailers amongst its customer base, Greenyard provides efficient and sustainable solutions to customers […]

Överraskningar för våra yngre gäster denna högsäsong

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 […]

Tid för firande: Första mega-fartyget lanserades i Jinling

We have some fantastic news about the progress of our new mega-ships being constructed in Jinling. Senior Project Manager Jens Peter Baltsersen has reported that the first Jinling vessel was launched into the Yangtze River on 16 July. Before launching, the vessels top coat was applied as shown on the picture, which made it look […]

BU Med - integrationsmöten fortsätter i Frankrike

Even though it is summer and holiday time, our integration work is progressing at full speed. Colleagues from BU Med was busy last week when EVP Peder Gellert, SVP of BU Med Selçuk Boztepe and several colleagues met in Marseilles and Toulon with various stakeholders including partners, local ports, stevedores and agencies. First stop was […]

Förändringar i Bunkersavdelningen

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 […]

Klientupplevelseverkstad i Kiel

On 3 and 4 July, Gary Andrews and Peter Hoogendoorn (Business Development & Strategy) facilitated a workshop in Kiel to address and identify business needs to significantly improve the check-in and boarding experience on our Baltic routes. “Different insight and experience with customer service is very valuable for us, which is why we had all […]

IT och digital lanseringsvideo för att locka nya kollegor

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 […]

Tekniska problem i 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 […]

Bra lagarbete på 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 […]

Förvaltningsändring i Rotterdam

Mikael Mortensen, MD of DFDS shipping agency and terminal location in Vlaardingen, has decided to leave DFDS. After 10 years with DFDS, the last seven in Tallinn, Dieppe, and from 2015 in Rotterdam, Mikael Mortensen is moving back to Denmark with his family to settle in Jutland, where unfortunately DFDS has no positions available. “I […]

Upptagen integrationsvecka i Istanbul kronad med båttur

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 […]

Ledningen möter kunder och grundare av FN 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 sätter kurs för sin tredje på varandra följande rekord

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-kampanj för att rekrytera IT-utvecklare

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 […]

Grupp HR och utbildning och utveckling för att bli en

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 studie resa till 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 […]

Full ånga för att bli "One DFDS"

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 […]

Snabba våra försäljningsresultat

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 […]

Fräscha bilder från Jinling Shipyard

Following last week’s update from Jinling Shipyard, we received these great pictures showing how the yard has been busy closing the gap in the hull after installation of major components like the main engines. The ship is fast approaching the time when she is launched into the waters of the famous Yangtze River that runs […]

Värdesamma möten i Göteborg om digital utveckling

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 […]

Mega Ship: Möt webbplatsen

Last week Jesper Aagesen, Director of Newbuilding & Major Conversions, had the pleasure of visiting the Jinling Shipyard in China where the new 6,700 lane-metre vessels are being constructed. Below is his very interesting personal account from the visit. “The purpose of the visit was to see the first of the vessels at an advanced […]

Möt en av våra nyaste medlemmar i DFDS-familjen

In recent weeks, we have reported quite a lot about our latest acquisition of U.N. RoRo. But that does not mean that we have forgotten about our new colleagues in DFDS Logistics Special Cargo, who we merged into DFDS recently. Earlier this year, DFDS Logistics Special Cargo became part of the DFDS family. The company formerly known […]