DSV is the world’s fourth largest freight service provider, a position it has achieved by working closely with customers and partners to ensure its products and services are delivering in all areas, including customer experience, value added services and price. DSV operates in 80 countries with approximately 44,000 employees positioned in over 600 locations. DSV operate under three separate divisions Road, Air & Sea and Solutions.

At DSV, we have the logistics solution to meet your needs. Whether you want to move a single pallet load or a turnkey project, a small parcel or an entire plant, DSV can make it happen. With the equipment and experience, we work closely with our clients to design dedicated supply chain solutions via road freight throughout Europe and via air & sea freight worldwide. We offer a complete range of value added services to ensure your cargo reaches its destination on time, in full.

DSV Air & Sea provides customers with a global network of experts who create and manage bespoke logistics solutions, currently totaling over 1,300,000 TEU’s of sea and 600,000 tonnes of air freight every year.

DSV Fresh is a subsidiary of DSV Air and Sea which provide customers with a tailored, reliable and time-defined solution which safeguards the freshness and quality of customers’ products to the final point of delivery. Transporting perishable goods demands specialized knowledge, reliability and quality. With DSV Fresh, we provide seamless, cost-effective and time-defined solutions via road, air or sea, for your perishable consumer goods.

For customers in the perishables industry, time is of the essence. Produce doesn’t remain fresh if it has been sitting on the quayside for 12 hours, stuck in a motorway traffic jam for 10 miles or left in a warehouse overnight. We operate a modern fleet of refrigerated vehicles capable of carrying either frozen or chilled goods. In addition we can offer single or dual compartment refrigerated trailers and all vehicles are fitted with temperature logging systems which are fully calibrated regularly by the manufacturers.

All of our vehicles are equipped with GPS tracking technology in order for our experts to monitor the progress of your shipments.  All Staff are Good Distribution Practice (GDP) trained and are certified by the Environmental Health Officers Association.

DSV Fresh provides specialist logistics for:-

Fish & Seafood, Meat & Poultry, Fresh Fruit & Vegetables, Dairy Products and Cut Flowers, plants and turf.

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Defined scheduling
  • End-to-end traceability through online tracking
  • Transport monitoring with rapid availability and high security
  • Service and price transparency
  • Temperature controlled pre-/on-carriage and airfreight solutions
  • Organization of temperature recording equipment
  • Courier services for samples via DSV XPress

 

We understand the main risks associated with perishable logistics include:

  • Cross contamination – in cold stores, during offloading and unloading, and while in transit
  • Delays to the Journey – The longer the journey time, the less valuable the product
  • Product Rejections – Upon delivery, products and/or packaging which is damaged are rejected and have no value

DSV Fresh was assigned targets by the Group Directors, to achieve 1million kg’s of exports in 18 months, which the team are set to achieve ahead of time.

Value added services by DSV include Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as well as Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Specialised loading / unloading or timed collections and deliveries can be arranged.

Visit www.uk.dsv.com to read the case study by Country Turf regarding the planning and execution of transportation of turf to the stadium.

So if you are looking for a cool way of transporting your goods, choose DSV.

Contact details

George Mead
Head of Perishables
DSV Air & Sea Limited
Unit 1, Polar Park,
Bath Road,
West Drayton
Middlesex
UB7 0EX

Email – george.mead@uk.dsv.com
Telephone – +44 208 897 4303

www.uk.dsv.com

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