DFDS enters multiple year contracts with Volvo for 55 million Euros annually

DFDS has signed a contract with Volvo until 2015 to transport goods on three of the shipping company’s routes, announces DFDS. Annual revenue is 55 million Euros.

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DFDS and Volvo have entered an agreement today about the transportation of goods on the three DFDS routes Gothenburg - Gent (including a weekly stop at Brevik), Gothenburg – Immingham, and Gothenburg – Tilbury. The contracts with Volvo Group Logistics Services will be effective from July 1st 2012, while the contracts with Volvo Car Corporation will become effective on August 1st 2012. The contracts will run until January 1st 2015, writes DFDS in a press release.

DFDS will continue as sole operator of Volvo Group Logistics Services and Volvo Car Corporation’s logistics between these divisions’ main production facilities in Gothenburg and Gent. This includes the transportation and handling of components for vehicles, new cars, trucks, buses, heavy construction equipment, along with production supplies and packaging. DFDS also transports auto parts and cars for Jaguar/Land Rover, one of Volvo Group Logistics Services’ customers. As a result of the new agreement, the transported volumes will increase to 160,000 units, and annual revenue will be approximately 55 million Euros, says the shipping company.

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