Tuesday, July 23, 2024

DHL and Envision team up for sustainable innovations in logistics and energy

Envision Group, a leading global green technology company, and DHL Group signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to foster a comprehensive cooperation in logistics solutions and mutually accelerate the progress of sustainability targets. The partnership covers four main areas: logistics solutions, Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), green energy, and the joint development of a “Net Zero Industrial […]

Bracing for the social media shopping phenomenon: DHL on the latest trends in e-commerce

DHL eCommerce released the first outcome of its global Online Shopper Trends Report 2024, providing valuable insights into the behaviour of online shoppers worldwide. The initial chapter highlights trends shaping today’s e-commerce landscape based on a survey of 12,000 consumers in 24 countries. Results show a rising popularity of social commerce, with Asia leading the trend. […]

DHL opens operationally carbon neutral site in Camberley


DHL eCommerce UK announces the opening of a new £7m facility in Camberley. The site is the first operationally carbon-neutral site in the DHL eCommerce UK network and is powered almost entirely by solar energy.  The building has obtained the highest Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, A+, thanks both to the onsite renewable energy generation […]

Greener fashion: DHL and Prada contribute to more sustainable airfreight with SAF

DHL Global Forwarding announces the first investment of the Prada Group in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits, utilising DHL Global Forwarding’s GoGreen Plus service. By leveraging sustainable fuels, DHL Global Forwarding can support customers in effectively reducing their transport emissions from airfreight. Already in 2023, the partnership with DHL allowed Prada Group to save approximately […]

DHL appointed by easyJet to manage ground-handling operations at Liverpool Airport

DHL appointed by easyJet to manage ground-handling operations

DHL Supply Chain today announced a new five-year contract with easyJet, which will see the business manage ground-handling operations at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The new contract expands the long-standing partnership between DHL and easyJet, which launched in 2017 when DHL was appointed to manage ground-handling services at London Gatwick. READ: Qatar Airways Cargo retires […]

DHL supply chain continues to innovate

DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics, announced its three key technology priorities for 2024: orchestration, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI). The company will invest strategically in these areas to drive further efficiency, agility, and sustainability within the supply chain. Orchestration: The Conductor of a Seamless Supply Chain In 2024, DHL Supply Chain […]

Air cargo industry relies on squAIR-timber lightweight elements from trilatec

DHL in Frankfurt and Paris, Kühne + Nagel as well as Lufthansa Cargo, Cargolux and Emirates SkyCargo are just some of the leading air freight players that trilatec supplies with its unique squAIR-timber product. Wooden beams, which are required for the assembly of air freight pallets, can thus be replaced by 80 percent lighter elements […]

Elevating Middle East logistics

Over the years, the Middle East has transformed into a significant global trade hub. The UAE’s strategic location at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, coupled with rapid economic growth, modern infrastructure development, and abundant energy resources, has propelled the region’s increasing importance in international trade.  Furthermore, the UAE is poised to maintain its […]

DHL takes green logistics to the next level

DHL and Formula 1® are taking sustainable logistics to new heights within their partnership for the last years with a new initiative this season. DHL is introducing its first truck fleet running on biofuel, deploying 18 new trucks this season to support Formula 1® in its goal of becoming Net Zero by 2030. The new […]

Latest data show US-China decoupling but no signs of deglobalisation

A series of global shocks over the past decade—from Brexit and the US-China trade war to the Covid-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine—have prompted many to speculate about the end of globalisation. But sound decision-making must distinguish between predictions and actual shifts in international activity. The latest data on the size and geography of […]

DHL unveils sustainability milestones and a new tool at industry-first global summit

DHL has created a unique platform, the Era of Sustainable Logistics Global Summit 2023, for logistics and sustainability experts across industries to collaborate, develop innovative solutions, and take yet another step towards greener, cleaner logistics. As part of the global summit, occurring from April 25th-27th, 2023, in Valencia – Europe’s Green Capital for 2024 – DHL […]

Cainiao and DHL join forces in Poland

Cainiao Network, a global logistics company and the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, has announced that it has signed an agreement with DHL eCommerce Solutions, the e-commerce logistics specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, under which DHL should purchase part of the equity securities of Cainiao’s subsidiary in Poland. The partnership aims to improve the […]

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’ […]

DHL flies Western lowland gorilla to London Zoo

A Western lowland gorilla named Kiburi made his debut at ZSL London Zoo after global logistics experts DHL Express flew the whopping 193kg silverback to London as part of an international breeding programme for the Critically Endangered species. The 5ft 4ft tall gentle giant has arrived to lead the conservation zoo’s current troop, females Mjukuu […]

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 to invest £482m in UK e-commerce operation

DHL today announces plans to invest £482m across its UK e-commerce operation, DHL Parcel UK. The investment comes following a 40% volume uplift since the start of 2020 and soaring demand for its e-commerce and B2B services. The expansion project is designed to deliver the right infrastructure to facilitate growth as well as putting the […]

DHL strengthens global aviation network with Cargojet partnership

DHL Express and Cargojet Inc have entered into a new long-term strategic agreement that will further strengthen the global DHL aviation network. The five year agreement, with a renewal option for an additional two years, will see Cargojet provide ACMI, CMI, charter, and aircraft dry lease services to DHL to support DHL’s international requirements for […]

Electrifying airspace

DHL Express and Eviation, the Seattle-area based global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, see DHL become the first to order 12 fully electric Alice eCargo planes from Eviation. The Alice is the world’s leading fully electric aircraft, which enables cargo airlines to operate a zero-emission fleet. Eviation expects to deliver the first in 2024. “We firmly […]

DHL expands pharma logistics capacity in Florstadt

DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics leader within Deutsche Post DHL Group, is currently building an approximately 32,000 sq m logistics centre in Florstadt, Germany. Located 35 kilometers north of Frankfurt am Main, the centre is scheduled to open in late 2021. The new building expands the current capacity of the multi-user campus for pharmaceuticals […]

Small UK business exporters divided on post-Brexit outlook

Six months on from the UK’s exit from the EU, research from DHL Express has found that small and medium sized British businesses are divided on the impact of Brexit on their business. Half (51%) of those who already export from the UK or plan to in the future agreed that exporting would continue to […]

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 […]

Iberia Maintenance and DHL sign new contract

IAG Cargo boosts Latin American

DHL Supply Chain Iberia and Iberia Maintenance have signed a contract stating that DHL will manage the internal logistics of spare parts and components for Iberia Maintenance at its La Muñoza hub in Madrid and also at the Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez and Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airports. In addition to this contract, DHL provides Iberia […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

DHL Express is 2021’s top employer in Asia Pacific

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has been recognised as 2021 Top Employer for Asia Pacific for the seventh consecutive year. On top of that, the company was awarded the same accolade in nine countries and territories in the region including, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand […]

DHL expands Leipzig facility

DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its Life Sciences & Healthcare (LSH) facility in Leipzig by approximately 2,500 square meters. The centre is very close to Leipzig Airport and houses state-of-the-art equipment for storing and handling temperature-controlled pharmaceutical and medical products, such as vaccinations. “Since the start of the pandemic, we have observed a strong increase […]

Clement Blanc to lead DHL in South Africa

DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Clement Blanc as managing director for its business in South Africa, one of the key markets for the logistics giant in the fast-growing region. Blanc reports to Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, Middle East and Africa. With more than two decades of experience in the industry, Blanc spent more […]

DHL take on Lower Saxony vaccine logistics

The state of Lower Saxony is one of the first German federal states to commission DHL Supply Chain, market leader in contract logistics and part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, to store and transport the new COVID-19 vaccines. DHL will store around 2.2 million vaccine doses and about 350 pallets of vaccination equipment for […]