ROAD FREIGHT EXPERTS

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 (Part) or FTL (Full-Truck Load) shipments to temperature controlled and highly secured transports.

All Products Include:

  • Tracking
  • Defined Lead Times
  • Door-to-Door Delivery
  • Optional Customs Brokerage
  • Optional Cargo Insurance
Legend: Included Not Included
Maximum Weight Per Shipment
Maximum Weight Per Item
Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm)
Transit Time (5)
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security
Dangerous Goods (2)
Scheduled Departures
Committed Daily Connections
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days
Direct Point-to-Point
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL)
Part-Truck-Load (PTL)
Full-Truck-Load (FTL)
Online Tracking (3)
DHL Freight EuroConnect
Reliable & Cost Effective LTL
Maximum Weight Per Shipment

2,500 kg

Maximum Weight Per Item

1,500 kg

Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm) 240 x 220 x 220
Transit Time (5) Standard
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security Not Included
Dangerous Goods (2) Included
Scheduled Departures Included
Committed Daily Connections Not Included
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days Not Included
Direct Point-to-Point Not Included
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) Included
Part-Truck-Load (PTL) Not Included
Full-Truck-Load (FTL) Not Included
Online Tracking (3) Included
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DHL Freight EuroConnectReliable & Cost Effective LTL


Our Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) network product for palletised and non-palletised groupage shipments offers superior quality, highly reliable, cost efficient door-to-door connections across Europe.

  • 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)
  • Liability per CMR
  • Defined lead times based on origin/destination
  • Daily shipments connecting major European business centres
  • Online Track and Trace with event notification and delivery details
  • Easy booking process via e-booking tools
  • Collection and delivery on wheels

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DHL Freight Eurapid
Day Definite LTL
Maximum Weight Per Shipment

2,500 kg

Maximum Weight Per Item

1,000 kg

Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm) 240 x 120 x 220
Transit Time (5) Expedited
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security Not Included
Dangerous Goods (2) Not Included
Scheduled Departures Included
Committed Daily Connections Included
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days Included
Direct Point-to-Point Not Included
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) Included
Part-Truck-Load (PTL) Not Included
Full-Truck-Load (FTL) Not Included
Online Tracking (3) Included
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DHL Freight EurapidDay Definite LTL


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

  • 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)
  • Dedicated customer service
  • Committed daily departure/scheduled arrival dates
  • Daily pick-up service/prioritised handling
  • Same day pick-up at defined zip codes
  • Proactive notification and online Track and Trace
  • Same day Information of Delivery (IOD) and 24 hour electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD)

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DHL Freight Coldchain
Temperature Controlled for Life Sciences & Healthcare Products
Maximum Weight Per Shipment

22,500 kg

Maximum Weight Per Item

1,500 kg

Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm) 240 x 220 x 220
Transit Time (5) Standard
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security Included
Dangerous Goods (2) Included
Scheduled Departures Included
Committed Daily Connections Not Included
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days Not Included
Direct Point-to-Point Included
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) Included
Part-Truck-Load (PTL) Included
Full-Truck-Load (FTL) Included
Online Tracking (3) Not Included
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DHL Freight ColdchainTemperature Controlled for Life Sciences & Healthcare Products


Our dedicated, fully monitored and temperature controlled service for palletised groupage, part-load and full-load shipments, for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences & Health Care products.

Temperate controlled services: cooled (+2°C to +8°C) or ambient (+15°C to +25°C).

Efficient, flexible and fully monitored along the entire transport chain.

  • Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) consolidation and Full-Truck-Load (FTL) services
  • GDP (Good Distribution Practice) compliant (1)
  • Pharma graded Cross Dock Hubs
  • Fully temperature controlled and monitored (+2°C to +8°C and +15°C to +25°C)
  • Scheduled departures and deliveries to more than 30 European countries, with reliable lead times
  • GPS based temperature monitoring and security surveillance 
  • Temperature data recording and storage
  • Centralised booking, Customer Service and administration
  • Track and Trace with event notification and delivery details
  • Temporary storage capabilities  (+2°C to +8°C and +15°C to +25°C)

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DHL Freight Highvalue
Extra Secure LTL, FTL & PTL
Maximum Weight Per Shipment

24,000 kg

Maximum Weight Per Item

1,500 kg

Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm) 400 x 220 x 220
Transit Time (5) Standard
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security Included
Dangerous Goods (2) Included
Scheduled Departures Included
Committed Daily Connections Not Included
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days Not Included
Direct Point-to-Point Included
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) Included
Part-Truck-Load (PTL) Included
Full-Truck-Load (FTL) Included
Online Tracking (3) Included
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DHL Freight HighvalueExtra Secure LTL, FTL & PTL


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

  • Europe-wide network for groupage and direct load services
  • Regular departures and fixed lead times for all terminals
  • Maximum weight per item 1500kg for groupage shipments and 24,000kg for direct load services
  • Maximum dimensions per item for groupage shipments: 400cm (L) x 220cm (W) x 220cm (H)
  • Defined lead times based on origin/destination
  • 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
  • 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
  • Track & Trace with same day delivery confirmation
  • High proactivity for exception management

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DHL Freight EuroLine
Direct Full (FTL) & Part (PTL) Truck Loads
Maximum Weight Per Shipment

Country specific/route specific 4

Maximum Weight Per Item

Dependent upon country regulations for trailer axle weight limits 4

Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm) Trailer/equipment specific
Transit Time (5) Expedited
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security Included
Dangerous Goods (2) Included
Scheduled Departures Not Included
Committed Daily Connections Not Included
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days Not Included
Direct Point-to-Point Included
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) Not Included
Part-Truck-Load (PTL) Included
Full-Truck-Load (FTL) Included
Online Tracking (3) Included
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DHL Freight EuroLineDirect Full (FTL) & Part (PTL) Truck Loads


Our door-to-door Part-Truck-Load (PTL) and Full-Truck-Load (FTL) service for point-to-point movement of freight shipments across Europe.

  • Direct pick-up and delivery service using one vehicle, dedicated to your shipment
  • DHL Freight managed and quality-measured transport fleet
  • Service embedded in DHL Freight’s international network, with 208 terminals across EuropeDefined lead times based on origin/destination
  • Bespoke lead times to meet customer requirements
  • State-of-the-art, IT-supported dispatching and order processing tools
  • Support provided via direct contact with local DHL Freight experts
  • Shipment status updates and Information of Delivery (IOD)
  • Carriers subject to sourcing and management programme
  • Greener transport through fuel savings or sustainable fuels

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DHL Freight Special Transports
European Oversized, or Heavy Cargo
Maximum Weight Per Shipment

No limit

Maximum Weight Per Item

No limit

Maximum Dimensions Per Item (Length x Width x Height in cm) No limit
Transit Time (5) Upon request
Expedited Pick Up Time
Temperature Controlled
Enhanced Visibility & Security Included
Dangerous Goods (2) Included
Scheduled Departures Included
Committed Daily Connections Not Included
Committed Scheduled Arrival Days Not Included
Direct Point-to-Point Included
Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) Not Included
Part-Truck-Load (PTL) Included
Full-Truck-Load (FTL) Included
Online Tracking (3) Included
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DHL Freight Special TransportsEuropean Oversized, or Heavy Cargo


Our overland, pan-European transportation service for oversized and heavy cargo.

A fully customised service, provided by an experienced and professional logistics partner. 

  • Individual, customised solutions for oversize and overweight cargo
  • Comprehensive solutions including cargo insurance, permits from the relevant authorities, follow cars and police escort
  • Wide range of trailer types arranged to your specific needs
  • Project shipping (large volumes, fast reaction, organisation of transports and their planning)
  • Loading, unloading and stevedoring services
  • Special safety procedures, e.g. TüV Nord certification

Contact Us For more information on Road Freight

1 GDP  (Good Distribution Practices) compliant

2 View our dangerous goods and prohibited items page (Available for DHL Freight Highvalue, DHL Freight Coldchain, DHL Freight Euroline and DHL Freight Special Transports upon request)

3 Online tracking (Available for DHL Freight Coldchain, DHL Freight Euroline and DHL Freight Special Transports upon request)

4 See maximum payloads and axle weights by country

Transit time for DHL Freight Euroline specified by customer upon booking of shipment

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