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Road Freight

Giving you the reliability you need


Our road freight products offer high quality road transportation, from standard services such as LTL (Less-than-Truck Load), PTL (Partial-Truck Load) or FTL (Full-Truck Load) shipments to temperature controlled and highly secured transports.

208 terminals

Across Europe

Online Track and Trace

With event notifications

Climate Neutral Options

Including sustainable fuel options

Domestic and European Road Freight Products


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DHL Freight Eurapid

Our day-definite, pan-European door-to-door priority service for palletized and non-palletized groupage shipments, including dedicated customer service.

Committed daily departure/scheduled arrival dates

Features
  • Shipments up to 2,500 kg
  • Maximum weight per item: 1,000 kg
  • Maximum dimensions per item: 240 cm (L) x 120 cm (W) x 220 cm (H)
  • Climate Neutral
Services and Options
  • Daily pick-up service/prioritized handling
  • Same day pick-up at defined zip codes and Information of Delivery (IOD)
  • 24 hour electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD)
  • Dangerous goods

DHL Freight EuroConnect and EuroConnect Domestic

Our LTL product for palletized and non-palletized groupage shipments offers highly reliable, cost efficient door-to-door connections. Daily shipments connecting major European and Italian cities.
Defined lead times based on origin/destination


Features
  • Shipments up to 2,500 kg
  • Maximum weight per item: 1,500 kg
  • Maximum dimensions per item: 240 cm (L) x 220 cm (W) x 220 cm (H)
Services and Options
  • Collection and delivery on wheels
  • Easy booking process via e-booking tools
  • Dangerous goods

DHL Freight EuroLine and EuroLine Domestic

Our door-to-door Part-Truck-Load (PTL) and Full-Truck-Load (FTL) service for point-to-point movement of freight shipments across Europe and within Italy. Service embedded in DHL Freight’s international network, with 208 terminals across Europe.


Defined lead times and bespoke lead times to meet customer requirements

Features
  • Maximum weights dependent upon country regulations for trailer axle weight limits
  • Direct pick-up and delivery service using one vehicle, dedicated to your shipment
  • DHL Freight managed and quality-measured transport fleet
Services and Options
  • State-of-the-art, IT-supported dispatching and order processing tools
  • Shipment status updates and Information of Delivery (IOD)
  • Greener transport through fuel savings or sustainable fuel
  • Dangerous goods

DHL Freight Euronet

Our dedicated transport network for Partial-Truck-Loads (PTL) and Full-Truck-Loads (FTL) caters for complex domestic and international transportation needs within Europe.  We design a holistic, individual model for organizing your specifications, from on-site transportation management to the complete design, optimization and management of inbound and outbound flows.

Direct pick-up and delivery service with dedicated vehicles and control tower operations

Features
  • On-site staff at your premises
  • Third-party billing/additional insurance
  • Efficient handling of import, export and transit formalities
Services and Options
  • Daily pick-up service/prioritized handling
  • Same day pick-up at defined zip codes and Information of Delivery (IOD)
  • 24 hour electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD)
  • Dangerous goods

For items that exceed these measurements, please contact Customer Service

View our dangerous goods and prohibited items policy

Review our maximum payloads and axle weights by country

Specialty European Road Freight Products


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DHL Freight Coldchain

Our dedicated, fully monitored and temperature controlled service for palletized groupage, part-load and full-load shipments, for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences and Health Care products. Temperate controlled services: cooled (+2°C to +8°C) or ambient (+15°C to +25°C).

Scheduled departures and deliveries to more than 30 European countries

Features
  • Cooled: (+2°C to +8°C) and ambient: (+15°C to +25°C).
  • GDP (Good Distribution Practice) compliant
  • Pharma graded Cross Dock Hubs
  • GPS based temperature monitoring and security surveillance
Services and Options
  • Temperature data recording and storage
  • Centralized booking, customer service and administration
  • Temporary storage capabilities (+2°C to +8°C and +15°C to +25°C)
  • Dangerous goods

DHL Freight Highvalue

Our dedicated service for secure, flexible and  affordable pan-European transportation, with enhanced visibility and proactivity features.

Regular departures and fixed lead times for all terminals and defined lead times based on origin/destination

Features
  • Maximum weight per item 1500kg for groupage shipments and 24,000 kg for direct load services
  • Maximum dimensions per item for groupage shipments: 400cm (L) x 220cm (W) x 220cm (H)
  • Transport security features for direct truck loads: box trailer or anti-slash tarpaulin, truck locking, 24/7 driver contact via mobile phone, selected and trained employees, fixed parking
Services and Options
  • Additional features for direct truck loads: two drivers, GPS and cargo insurance
  • Terminal security features for shipments within terminal network, including security cages, secured access control and video surveillance at cross dock HUBs
  • Next day electronic proof of delivery
  • Dangerous goods

North American, Asian and African Road Freight


DHL’s Global Forwarding division handles LTL, FCL, PTL and temperature controlled road freight in other areas of the world.

Value-Added Services


During transportation by DHL Freight, it covers the freight value and transportation cost against physical loss or damage from any external cause.

  • Worldwide insurance coverage for values of goods of up to 5 million euros
  • Competitive rates with no deductibles
  • Freight and insurance billing on a single invoice
  • Cover for high risk cargo and worldwide destinations including high risk locations
  • Maximum 30 day claim resolution

Our broad portfolio of services including:

  • Import and Export Declaration Filing
  • Security Filing
  • Customs management
  • Regulatory interpretation and consultation
  • Compliance, audit, training and more

Our DHL GoGreen portfolio offers you various levels of carbon transparency tools.

  • Carbon Emission Online Calculator
  • Total Company Carbon Estimator
  • Carbon Report
  • GoGreen Offsetting

During transportation by DHL Freight, it covers the freight value and transportation cost against physical loss or damage from any external cause.

  • Worldwide insurance coverage for values of goods of up to 5 million euros
  • Competitive rates with no deductibles
  • Freight and insurance billing on a single invoice
  • Cover for high risk cargo and worldwide destinations including high risk locations
  • Maximum 30 day claim resolution

Our broad portfolio of services including:

  • Import and Export Declaration Filing
  • Security Filing
  • Customs management
  • Regulatory interpretation and consultation
  • Compliance, audit, training and more

Our DHL GoGreen portfolio offers you various levels of carbon transparency tools.

  • Carbon Emission Online Calculator
  • Total Company Carbon Estimator
  • Carbon Report
  • GoGreen Offsetting

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