Wednesday, July 24, 2024

A successful start to the new year for Deutsche Post DHL Group

Deutsche Post DHL Group continued its successful growth trajectory in the first quarter of 2022 despite global challenges. Revenue improved by 19.8% €22.6 billion. Following the significant jump in earnings in FY 2021, the Group also recorded an excellent opening quarter 2022 with operating profit (EBIT) of €2.2 billion (Q1 2021: €1.9 billion). The Group […]

myDHLi boosts online bookings by 56%

DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the international freight specialist division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has announced new features and greater functionality for myDHLi, coinciding with the digital platform’s first anniversary. After a successful launch of myDHLi and increase, the logistics company has expanded the global availability of the platform from initially eight to meanwhile 62 […]

DHL and Formula 1 renew their partnership

With the FIA Formula 1 World Championship about to begin, DHL and Formula 1 have announced the extension of their long-standing global partnership. DHL thus remains the Official Logistics Partner of Formula 1 for further years and will continue to be responsible for shipping world-class motorsport around the world. 2021 sees 23 destinations on the Formula 1 […]

Mihich on supporting careers in logistics

Although the proportion of women in the workforce is increasing, that is not to say the challenges they need to overcome disappear. As Renata Mihich, country manager, DHL Global Forwarding, Canada, explains, one of these is juggling a career and motherhood. Studies show that for many, taking maternity leave has a negative impact on their […]

DHL European Fulfilment Network is eCommerce ready

Record results for DHL but uncertain times lie ahead

The e-commerce boom during the global Corona pandemic has boosted demand for mail order and online retail across Europe, with brand stores and smaller sales platforms having to compete against the big retailers and marketplaces. In response, DHL Supply Chain is offering online retailers access to its European network of 30 DHL e-fulfilment centres. These […]

Deutsche Post DHL Group celebrates Top Employer awards

Deutsche Post DHL Group  has been certified as Top Employer 2020. The Top Employer Institute’s Global Certification Programme annually certifies and recognises companies who demonstrate a continuous commitment to providing the best working conditions for their employees at country level. For this award, each certified business unit at DPDHL Group went through a multi-stage certification […]

Deutsche Post DHL firing on all cylinders in Q3

DHL Supply Chain sees double-digit increase in agent retention rate

Deutsche Post DHL Group posted a third quarter operating profit of €942 million with all five divisions contributing to revenue and earnings. Third quarter earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) was up from €376 million, but 2018 was affected by non-recurring expenses of €392 million at Post & Parcel Germany. The Post & Parcel division […]

Digital focus for Deutsche Post’s Strategy 2025

Deutsche Post DHL Group will invest €2 billion in digitalisation as part of its Strategy 2025, building on Strategy 2020. The new strategy is the group’s answer to trends in globalisation, digitalisation, sustainability and e-commerce, with digital transformation being stepped up. Till 2025, DPDHL will spend around €2 billion on digitalisation, a sum already included […]

Venter to succeed de Bok at DHL Supply Chain

Hendrik Venter will take up the role of CEO of DHL Supply Chain for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa from 1 October. Succeeding Oscar de Bok, who will take over the board department DHL Supply Chain as member of the board of management at Deutsche Post DHL Group, Venter will be responsible for 25 […]

DHL opens American innovation centre in Chicago

DHL has opened its Americas Innovation Center in Chicago to exhibit technologies and test future solutions to improve productivity and efficiency. The 28,000 square foot facility provides space for DHL to work with customers, technology partners and academics and work on innovations from employees. The opening event attracted more than 300 guests including technology and […]

De Bok replaces Gilbert on DPDHL Group board

Oscar de Bok will join the board of management at Deutsche Post DHL Group, replacing John Gilbert who is leaving for personal reasons. The 52-year-old who has Business Law and Private Law degrees from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands will take up the role on 1 October. De Bok joined Deutsche Post DHL […]

Saloodo! comes to the United Arab Emirates

Deutsche Post DHL Group digital freight platform subsidiary Saloodo! is coming to the Middle East by expanding to the United Arab Emirates. The digital freight platform that is available to shippers, dispatchers and carriers in Europe will be available to users in the Gulf region for domestic transport and international freight. Saloodo! is a forerunner […]

Disaster Response Team end Cyclone Idai mission

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL)’s Disaster Response Team have ended their first deployment in Africa having handled nearly 800 tonnes of Cyclone Idai aid. The last team members left Beira, Mozambique on 12 April having processed the humanitarian aid from approximately 50 aircraft for distribution to those affected by the disaster. Cyclone Idai made landfall […]

Disaster Response Team clears up after cyclone Idai

Deutsche Post DHL Group has deployed its Disaster Response Team to Beira, Mozambique, to provide assistance following cyclone Idai. The cyclone struck on 14 – 15 March, making landfall in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi. The storms and flooding have caused widespread damage and destruction, with thousands of people being made homeless in Mozambique, […]

Deutsche Post DHL secures long-term EBIT growth

Revenue at Deutsche Post DHL Group grew by 1.8% to €61.6 billion in 2018 though EBIT was affected by restructuring the Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) division. The growth in revenue was driven by the ongoing boom in e-commerce as well as growth in international trade flows. By division, PeP revenue increased by 1.7% […]

$21m equity investment for DHL Resilience360

Columbia Capital has made an equity commitment of $21 million into Deutsche Post DHL Group’s cloud-based supply chain risk management solution, Resilience360. The Washington DC-based venture capital group will take an active role in growing the R360 platform, which allows businesses to visualise, track and manage risk in their global end-to-end supply chain operations. Resilience360 […]

SF Holding signs supply chain deal with DPDHL

Deutsche Post DHL Group has signed a deal to transfer supply chain operations in China to SF Holding, covering the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. As part of the deal, DPDHL will receive an upfront payment of €700 million and a revenue based partnership fee over the next 10 years. SF Holding will have access […]

DPDHL’s disaster team manages relief efforts in Indonesia

Deutsche Post DHL Group’s Disaster Response Team (DRT) has been dispatched to Indonesia to manage relief efforts on the island of Sulawesi. Almost 1,000 villages have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami, with the death toll of 1,400 expected to rise higher. Urgently needed goods such as technical equipment, water, tents, fuel and food […]

Deutsche Post gets Sarajevo airport ready for natural disasters

Deutsche Post DHL Group is helping get Bosnia-Herzegovina ready to deal with natural disasters by bringing its Getting Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) program to Sarajevo Airport. The four-day workshop will be held from 24 to 28 September with representatives from DPDHL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) teaming up with Sarajevo International Airport, […]

Deutsche Post DHL reorganises post and parcel division

Deutsche Post DHL Group will reorganise its Post-eCommerce-Parcel (PeP) division, separating it into German and international divisions from 1 January 2019. The division focusing on post and parcels in Germany will be renamed Post & Paket Deutschland and remain under interim leadership of Group CEO, Frank Appel. The international parcel and e-commerce business, previously DHL […]

DPDHL and the UN get Indian airports ready for natural disasters

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are helping Indian airports prepare for natural disasters. Airport operations experts have met at Calicut International Airport in Kozhikode city, Kerala for a five-day training workshop from 6 – 10 August to learn how to make their airports disaster ready, and to become […]

DHL extends global partnership with Formula 1

DHL has extended its global partnership with Formula 1 and strengthened its motorsport team with the acquisition of Delivered On Time (DOT). The two companies have been partners since 2004 and within the framework of the agreement, DHL remains the Official Logistics Partner and becomes the first official partner of the F1 eSports Series. Other […]

DPDHL continues its journey to reach strategic and financial goals

Deutsche Post DHL Group took another major step on its journey to achieve its strategic and financial goals with revenue and profits growing in 2017. Revenue increased by 5.4 per cent to €60.4 billion and consolidated net profit was up 2.8 per cent to €2.7 billion, with revenue increasing in all divisions. Post – e-commerce […]

Deutsche Post DHL Group profits continue to rise in Q3

Deutsche Post DHL Group net profits have grown 3.7 per cent in the third quarter with the DHL Express division posting the strongest results. Consolidated net profits were €641 million ($743 million) in the third quarter and revenue grew by 5.6 per cent to €14.6 billion. Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the group […]

DHL eCommerce opens new distribution centre in Delhi

DHL eCommerce has opened a new distribution centre in Delhi to create opportunities for cross border e-commerce, as part of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s plan to invest in €250 million in India by 2020. The Delhi distribution centre forms a vital component to enable end-to-end logistics for e-commerce, allowing e-tailers to reach out to customers […]

E-commerce and express help DHL revenue grow 4.4% in Q2

DHL Global Forwarding

Deutsche Post DHL Group revenue grew 4.4 per cent in the second quarter with double digit profit growth, helped by strong growth particularly for e-commerce and the express business. Second quarter revenue hit €14.8 billion ($17.4 billion) while net profit was up 11.3 per cent to €602 million. The Express sector registered the highest growth […]

DHL eCommerce starts domestic delivery services in Vietnam

DHL eCommerce has launched domestic delivery services in Vietnam to help small, medium and large e-tailers and marketplaces increase their market share in the country’s rapidly growing e-commerce segment. The Deutsche Post DHL Group division offers domestic delivery across Vietnam, managed by hubs and depots strategically located throughout the country, and a fleet of vans […]

DHL ready to blast into outer space with services to the moon

Consumers will soon be able to send packages to the moon using DHL’s MoonBox, with the first flight on track to launch in 2019. The Peregrine Lunar Lander, produced by Astrobotic will primarily be used for science, exploration and marketing payloads but private individuals will be able to send objects up to one inch in […]

Thomas Ogilvie joins Deutsche Post supervisory board

Thomas Ogilvie has joined the supervisory board of Deutsche Post as board member for personnel and labor director. The former executive vice president – corporate development will take over responsibilities from Melanie Kreis from 1 September 2017, who will focus on her role as Group CFO. Deutsche Post DHL Group chief executive officer, Frank Appel […]

Scharwath takes over as DHL Global Forwarding, Freight CEO

Tim Scharwath has joined the Deutsche Post DHL Group board of management as the chief executive officer (CEO) of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. He previously headed up the airfreight business at Kuehne + Nagel International (K+N), and takes over from Group CEO, Frank Appel, who managed the function in the interim. Scharwath has over 20 […]