Monday, July 15, 2024

DHL Express leads the way in electrification of ground fleet at Brussels Airport

As part of the Stargate project of Brussels Airport, DHL Express leads the way in the field of electric ground-handling equipment. Following a successful test phase, one in three tractors and loaders of DHL Express, that sorts and transports time-critical shipments from Brussels Airport, will be fully electric this summer. The cargo transporter’s crew buses […]

DHL Express introduces direct freighter flights between Hong Kong and Australia

DHL Express has introduced a new direct flight between Hong Kong and Oceania to accommodate increasing demand. Operating five times weekly, the service utilises a Boeing 777-200 freighter for flights directly between Hong Kong and Sydney. READ: Asia Airfreight Terminal launches autonomous electric tractor This new route replaces the previous Hong Kong-Singapore-Sydney connection, responding to […]

DHL Express announced partnership for SAF

DHL Express is further building up its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) operations with the signing of a strategic partnership with international bank Standard Chartered for its GoGreen Plus service. The two companies have agreed to co-invest in SAF, allowing Standard Chartered to balance CO₂ emissions linked to its upstream logistics with Verified Emission Reductions (VER) […]

DHL Express invests £16m in electric ground service equipment at East Midlands Airport

DHL Express UK has announced a £16m investment in electric ground service vehicles and infrastructure at East Midlands Airport, demonstrating how international trade is being supported through the use of electric power. Split across three years, the investment will see the introduction of 100 pieces of new electric ground service equipment as DHL aims to […]

SMEs look abroad

Research from DHL Express suggests that the unpredictable economic landscape is driving small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) to adapt and recalibrate their business strategies heading into 2024 to pursue lateral growth opportunities.   “Faced with cost pressures which have placed a strain on profits, SMEs are seeking out solutions to mitigate these challenges. UK SMEs […]

DHL Express secures top spot as Europe’s Best Workplace 2023 for third time in a row

DHL Express, has once again clinched the prestigious title of No. 1 Best Workplace™ in Europe by Great Place to Work® for the third consecutive year. This significant achievement underscores DHL Express’ unwavering commitment to fostering a thriving workplace culture, characterized by respect, inclusivity, and employee satisfaction. John Pearson, CEO DHL Express, expressed his delight, […]

DHL Express launches GoGreen Plus

DHL Express has announced the launch of GoGreen Plus, a new service that will allow customers to reduce the carbon emissions associated with their shipments through the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). This is a first for global express carriers, and will initially launch in the UK, shortly followed by Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Australia, […]

EFW re-delivers to DHL the 10th A330P2F conversion freighter

Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW), centre of excellence for Airbus Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversions, re-delivered its 10th A330-300P2F aircraft to DHL Express on 3rd January, in time for the Asian high season for e-commerce and cargo demand.   DHL Express, launch customer for EFW’s A330-300P2F program, is currently the biggest operator of the A330-300P2F fleet. DHL Express’ […]

BCC and DHL: Removing trade barriers key to boosting export growth of UK business

While barriers to trade affect most firms, overcoming recent EU challenges has led some to expand into new markets, a survey from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and DHL Express has highlighted.  The survey of almost 1,000 UK businesses – 92% SMEs – shows almost half (48%) said the top barriers to exporting were […]

DHL’s new Trade Growth Atlas shows global trade has stayed strong amid shocks

DHL and NYU Stern School of Business have published the new DHL Trade Growth Atlas, which maps the most important trends and prospects of global trade in goods. The report covers 173 countries, providing valuable business intelligence for policymakers and industry leaders. It shines a positive light on the resilience of global trade – despite […]

DHL Air Austria takes flight

DHL Express celebrated the launch of its newly established cargo airline DHL Air Austria yesterday, which is now headquartered at Vienna Airport. The inauguration flight of the first registered Boeing 757 under the Austrian flag also took place in the presence of key partners from the responsible aviation authorities such as the Federal Ministry for […]

DHL Express: #1 Best Workplace in Europe 2021

DHL Express, international express service provider, has been named as the number one best workplace in Europe in the Great Place to Work annual list. This recognition from Great Place to Work in collaboration with The Economist Group acknowledges the company’s tremendous investment in its employees. DHL Express, ranked 10th last year, significantly improved its […]

“Southeast Asia is definitely a rising star in the eCommerce sector”

“Southeast Asia is definitely a rising star in the eCommerce sector” says Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific. ACW: In what ways has DHL had to ramp up operations to deal with the e-Commerce boom in Southeast Asia region? Ken Lee: In April, we announced the expansion of our Asia Pacific air network capacity […]

In tune with DHL

DHL Express and Universal Music Group (UMG) are launching their Fast-Truck programme, a new music programme connecting artists and fans by leveraging both companies’ local and global expertise. Fast-Track is a programme that aims to connect global audiences by utilising DHL Expresses knowledge and resources. To bring the DHL Fast-Track programme to life, two of UMG’s […]

DHL Express launches new airline for the European market

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

Today, DHL Express announced its new roadmap for the future set-up of its European aviation network. Representing a new milestone of the Strategy 2025, the changes make way for continued growing demand for DHL Express’ international services. In a first step, DHL Express intends to set up a new cargo airline in Austria. DHL is in the process of filing […]

DHL Express adapts network for e-Commerce

As the COVID-19 pandemic pushed consumers online, the explosive growth of e-commerce was a central driver of DHL Express’ shipment volumes growth in Asia including Vietnam and Malaysia. To tackle the surge in demand, DHL Express has replaced its Hong Kong-Ho-Chi Minh-Penang route with a direct flight from its Central Asia Hub in Hong Kong […]

DHL Express increases fleet capacity with converted Boeing 767-300 freighters

DHL Express and Boeing have announced  that DHL Express will add four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) as part of the logistics company’s efforts to continue modernizing and growing its fleet with cost-efficient and reliable freighters. This step is part of DHL’s effort to modernise its long-haul intercontinental fleet in order to fly eco-friendlier and […]

DHL’s “perfect flight” from Leipzig to NYC

DHL Express has conducted a ground-breaking demonstration flight early in the morning of July 1. On its flight from the DHL hub in Leipzig to JFK International Airport in New York City, an A330-200F was scheduled to consume a considerably lower amount of fuel and generate reduced CO2 emissions. This has been made possible by […]

DHL Express launches the UK’s only direct route from Hong Kong to East Midlands Airport

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, has launched the UK’s only direct cargo route from Asia to the UK, with the first flight landing at East Midlands Airport this week. The route has been introduced in response to the increasing demand from businesses for shipments from Asia, across the spectrum of […]

DHL Express delivers Christmas cheer to US troops

DHL Express will deliver 500 fresh-cut Christmas trees and other festive items for US troops stationed abroad. The trees, along with thousands of handwritten letters, menorahs, festive decorations and other gifts will arrive at US bases in Afghanistan, Bahrain and Kuwait to give service members a traditional holiday experience. DHL Operation Holiday Cheer, a charitable […]

DHL Express invests €123m at Cologne-Bonn Airport

Record results for DHL but uncertain times lie ahead

DHL Express has opened its new logistics centre at Cologne-Bonn Airport, with the €123 million hub covering 15,000 sq m. The hub features sorting technology and an innovative system to heat and cool the 12,000 sq m warehouse and 3,000 sq m of offices. In cooperation with Cologne-Bonn Airport, DHL Express is using an ice-energy-storage […]

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 […]

DHL to build new logistics centre at Riga Airport

DHL Global Forwarding

DHL Latvia has signed cooperation agreements with Riga Airport and real estate developer Castor Construction to build one of the most advanced logistics centres in Europe. The agreement to provide a regional DHL shipment processing and logistics centre covering 4,500 sq m will see DHL Express move to the new terminal and have a new […]

DHL Express to spend C$100m at Hamilton airport

DHL Express will invest C$100 million in a new facility at John C Munro Hamilton International Airport to meet double-digit growth. Replacing the old facility at the airport, it will be over four times the size, covering 18,600 sq m and feature a fully-automated sort system with a capacity of processing 15,000 packages per hour. […]

DHL Express expands presence at Incheon airport

DHL Express has signed a concession agreement with Incheon International Airport Corporation to invest €131 million in expanding its South Korean gateway. The expansion of the gateway, next to Incheon International Airport brings commitments to the strategic hub to €161 million in total. Since opening in 2008, shipment volumes have grown 45%, and the multi-year […]

DHL delivers for James Ketchell’s gyrocopter flight

DHL has supported British adventurer James Ketchell in his journey around the world in an open-cockpit gyrocopter, which ended on Sunday 22 September. Throughout his 37,000-kilometre journey, Ketchell visited schools to inspire children to follow their dreams, while raising money for charities Over The Wall and Kindled Spirit. His journey started in England, before heading […]

DHL Express and EHang tackle the last mile with drones

DHL Express has entered a strategic partnership with autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang to launch drone deliveries to tackle last mile challenges in China. The launch ceremony was held on 16 May at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou with senior executives from both companies in attendance. The customised route has been created […]

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% […]