DSV Road is one of the largest carriers in Romania and Europe, offering complete transport services. DSV Road is one of the legal entities of the DSV group, present in Romania since 1994. For DSV Road- 2022 was a spectacular year for the freight industry.
In 2022, DSV Road recorded a turnover of 70 million euros. 40% higher than in 2021, due to the increase in the number of customers and demand for all types of transport.
“2022 was one of the best years, truly spectacular for the freight industry. The largest increase was recorded in the activity of importing goods. The increase in consumption, along with the opening of more and more brick- and-mortar stores and the expansion of ecommerce, has generated increases in all types of transport at DSV Road”, says Sergiu Iordache, Managing Director of DSV Road.
2022 was a spectacular year for the freight industry
At the same time, large increases, around 40%, were recorded for group transport services. Groupage transport allows loading a single truck with the goods of several companies. The weight is between 10 kg and 2,500 kg with different recipients, which optimizes the costs of transporting products by up to 80% for companies. In this context, groupage transport services represent approximately 60% of DSV Road’s business in Romania, followed by intermodal transport.
The demand for intermodal transport, which involves the combination of rail and road transport, for bringing goods to Romania, increased by 30% last year. This type of transport taking second place in the top of the best-selling transport services at DSV Road in the local market.
At the same time, an important increase was also recorded in the demand for internal transport of goods, by 25%, because of the expansion of the large store chains on the territory of Romania.
Romania is one of the most important markets in the region for the Danish group DSV, present locally for almost 30 years. Thus, for 2023, the company expects a 10% increase in business.