DHL Logistics is a subsidiary of Deutsche Post, which employs 480,000 employees throughout 220 countries and territories worldwide. Still, 39 percent of the Bonn-based company’s employees are located in Germany, while another 24 percent are located in the rest of Europe.

The company’s lines of business include mail, contract logistics, express freight, supply chain management, and international freight forwarding. The company has also recently sought to diversify outside of traditional logistics operations by starting a passenger bus fleet and an online grocery store.


07 Jan 2022
After 18 months of chaotic supply chains, cargo owners are searching for stability as they look ahead into 2022.
03 Jan 2022
The trans-Atlantic trade will report significant volume growth in 2021 as heavy US demand fills all available capacity and pushes rates to record levels.
22 Oct 2021
International air freight and last-mile delivery saw the fastest revenue growth in the transportation sector last year, while industrial transportation suffered.
17 Aug 2021
Consolidation in the global logistics sector continues with DHL’s parent company acquiring compatriot forwarder JF Hillebrand, which specializes in beverage and bulk liquid logistics.
05 Apr 2021
Third-party logistics industry had a banner 2020, with double-digit revenue growth, according to SJ Consulting.
10 Feb 2021
Instant freight quoting is becoming a divided market, with one end focused on large shippers and the other on small and medium-sized businesses, according to Freightos’ annual State of Online Freight Sales survey.
18 Dec 2020
There’s debate about how much of a knock-on effect COVID-19 vaccine distribution could have on other types of cargoes, but US shippers are cautioned to plan for some disruption.
11 Nov 2020
For some DHL Global Supply Chain’s contract logistics customers, they had no choice but to create new and expand existing channels as lockdowns shuttered brick-and-mortar stores.
21 Sep 2020
With cargo volumes and spot rates out of Asia surging as the United States and other countries begin to climb out of the COVID‑19 recession, US importers are increasingly turning to non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOs) to secure capacity.
22 Jul 2020
Blue Yonder and DHL’s partnership to build a robotics integration product and broader venture capital investment in that category is a sign contract logistics providers need help managing an influx of in-warehouse technology.
06 Apr 2020
Supply chain risk monitoring tools have largely been seen as a luxury, not necessity, but COVID-19 is likely to change the industry’s thinking about their ability to adapt to massive disruption.
03 Apr 2020
Surging e-commerce volumes continued to drive growth among the 50 largest global logistics providers in 2019, but excluding Amazon, revenue not only decelerated, it actually fell from the previous year.
31 Mar 2020
Slync has made quick progress in landing large forwarders as customers for its automation software, securing an $11 million funding round to fuel its growth despite COVID-19 making investors more conservative.
19 Mar 2020
DHL Global Forwarding on Thursday warned customers of a potential inability to fulfill its ocean and air freight contracts, echoing warnings from other forwarders that spoke with
06 Dec 2019
Sponsored: Sandra Karlsson, head of DGF GoGreen Europe for DHL Global Forwarding, discusses the significance of IMO 2020, the regulation's actual impact, consumer expectations, and exciting decarbonization options available to shippers.
Blockchain paying off for DHL Forwarding-HPe invoice processing
07 Nov 2019
DHL Forwarding has been trialing a blockchain-based system of producing invoices for one-off non-contractual shipments with its customer Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
10 Oct 2019
A bigger footprint in El Paso, Texas, will help the freight forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL reach more shippers in the US and Mexico.
Top 25 Asia-US import NVO rankings 2019
25 Sep 2019
Kuehne + Nagel handled the largest combined share of US imports from Asia of any non-vessel-operating common carrier in the first half of 2019, followed by Expeditors International and C.H. Robinson, according to PIERS.
E-commerce growth hits real-world transportation obstacles
10 Jul 2019
DHL Supply Chain Research finds businesses of all types struggling to keep up with the pace of e-commerce as they work to realign supply chain and transportation networks.
Amazon ranks #1 in top 50 global 3PLs
20 Apr 2019
Although the e-commerce giant doesn't describe itself as a third-party logistics provider (3PL), Amazon has surpassed major global players such as DHL and Kuehne + Nagel in 3PL revenue.
07 Apr 2019
Sponsored: DHL Global Forwarding's Sanjay Tejwani on moving from a price-focused sales model, ocean carrier consolidation, future of freight forwarders, and specific changes to the RFQ process with potential to transform the contracting process.
Warehouse supply chain.
25 Jan 2019
Capacity may ebb and flow, but e-commerce will keep pressure on shippers to adopt technology and review supply chain strategies, says DHL Supply Chain’s Jim Monkmeyer.
Supply chain management.
15 Nov 2018
Collaboration is not just an activity, but a process, and it requires a focus on customer experience, logistics executives told the Traffic Club of Chicago at a Business Development Symposium Wednesday.
26 Oct 2018
Sponsored: DHL's Sanjay Tejwani on growth trajectory of LCL, potential for controlling risk and exploring test markets, carrier consolidation, and more. 
15 Oct 2018
Sponsored: DHL Europe Vice President Felix Heger on 2019 market concerns, China-Europe rail, digitalization, deteriorating carrier service quality; and the growing importance of organizing haulage.
Logistics providers - global reach.
25 Jul 2018
Log-Net’s $14.4 million jury verdict provides hope to small logistics providers seeking to defend their proprietary value added, but the case also serves as a note of caution for smaller, growing tech companies.
25 May 2018
DHL has launched "DHL SmarTrucking" in India, which the company claims will substantially increase the emerging market economy's over-the-road supply chain efficiency.
KFC's UK supply chain was severely disrupted this week.
22 Feb 2018
KFC was forced to close more than half of its UK outlets after switching its distribution to DHL.
10 Nov 2017
DHL has reported its eighth consecutive quarter of growth as time-definite shipments drive up revenue and volume.
08 Oct 2017
Sponsored: "The inland voyage has become one of the top areas to optimize cost and efficiencies," Felix Heger, DHL Global Forwarding's head of ocean freight Europe, said. Heger discussed the state of the industry in Europe, LCL growth as well as the expansion of Asia-Europe offerings and data accessibility.
23 Sep 2017
DHL Global Forwarding's Dominique von Orelli on current strategy regarding ocean freight expansion, expectations for Asia-Europe trade for 2018, and investments in digitalization. 
08 Aug 2017
Deutsche Post DHL posted its strongest ever second quarter result.
29 Jun 2017
Forwarders continue to pile into the China-Europe rail network, offering new multimodal services.
09 Jun 2017
The platform can give real-time visibility to the location of freight.
11 May 2017
German mail and logistics giant reports strongest opening three months in its history.
13 Mar 2017
Hong Kong fulfilment center takes aim at China's booming cross-border e-commerce market.