DHL

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.

 

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 May 2016
Deutsche Post DHL hailed the “strongest quarter” in its history.
31 Mar 2016
The top Europe-based global freight forwarders were able to maintain or improve their earnings despite volatile freight rates and stagnating cargo volumes in 2015.
22 Mar 2016
DHL Express said it will invest 100 million euros ($112 million) in a new totally automated sorting center at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport to keep pace with rising demand for parcel deliveries in the Paris region.
10 Mar 2016
Deutsche Post DHL said it doesn’t fear moves by Amazon, the U.S. online retail group, to boost its logistics operations will eat into its parcels business as it reported the biggest quarterly profit in its history.
01 Mar 2016
Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, gave the 16th annual TPM Conference keynote speech to more than 2,000 attendees and outlined how new sources of economic growth aside from the traditional means of population and productivity increases are needed, and how transportation and logistics firms can unleash their potential.
01 Mar 2016
Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, gave the 16th annual TPM Conference keynote speech to more than 2,000 attendees and outlined how new sources of economic growth aside from the traditional means of population and productivity increases are needed, and how transportation and logistics firms can unleash their potential.
29 Feb 2016
New sources of efficiency and productivity are needed to spur greater economic growth and higher volumes of international trade, Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, said here Monday at JOC’s 16th Annual TPM Conference.
29 Feb 2016
The world is not headed toward recession, despite turmoil in global stock markets and falling commodities prices, the head of one of the largest global logistics companies said Sunday.
22 Feb 2016
Deutsche Post DHL has vigorously denied reports it is mulling the sale of its freight forwarding unit.
15 Feb 2016
Deutsche Post DHL is said to be mulling a sale or spin-off of its troubled freight forwarding unit to focus on its key express delivery and mail businesses.
02 Feb 2016
Global integrator DHL and JD.com, China's largest online direct sales company, have signed an agreement to cooperate on a range of cross-border supply chain initiatives driven by the mainland’s fast growing e-commerce market.
28 Jan 2016
Global logistics companies continue to pile into the Asia e-commerce market, with Damco launching a China solution and DHL expanding its growing presence in the region deeper into Thailand.
15 Dec 2015
France’s competition regulator has fined 20 parcel delivery companies, including FedEx and DHL Express, a total of 672 million euros ($739 million) for colluding over fuel surcharges.
25 Nov 2015
DHL has named Mike Parra, a long-time logistics professional, to the position of CEO DHL Express Americas, replacing Stephen Fenwick, who is retiring Dec. 31.
11 Nov 2015
Deutsche Post DHL’s operating profit slumped by over 70 percent in the third quarter due mainly to continuing problems at its global forwarding and freight unit.
02 Nov 2015
Deutsche Post DHL has written off 345 million euros ($380 million) of costs after deciding to abandon Net Forwarding Environment, a customized IT restructuring program aimed at turning around its troubled global forwarding unit.
02 Oct 2015
Con-way Freight today said it will raise non-contract tariff rates 4.9 percent this month, following rate hikes announced by FedEx Freight in the U.S. and DHL Freight in Europe.
28 Sep 2015
DHL Express has promoted a veteran African logistics executive to managing director of Sub-Saharan Africa operations for the global parcel giant.
27 Aug 2015
DHL Express will invest $20 million in sub-Saharan Africa this year to increase its footprint, taking the German logistics giant’s total investment in the continent to more than $50 million in the last year.
06 Aug 2015
Deutsche Post DHL trimmed its 2015 profit forecast after strikes by postal workers in Germany and restructuring costs in its global freight forwarding unit sharply reduced its second-quarter earnings.
23 Jul 2015
DHL Global Forwarding's new less-than-truckload cross-border service isn't just about US-Mexico trade. It's part of growing shipper demand for multimodal, multiregional logistics and transportation services.
09 Jul 2015
Germany’s Deutsche Post is pushing ahead with plans for new low-cost DHL parcel delivery companies in its domestic market after resolving a long-running dispute with unions that had led to a series of strikes over the past three months.
02 Jul 2015
Deutsche Post DHL’s plans to set up new parcels companies to compete with lower cost rivals is “non-negotiable” the chief executive of the mail and logistics giant said on the eve of talks tomorrow with unions aimed at ending a three month long strike by postal workers.
30 Jun 2015
Kazakhstan’s national rail operator and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide the logistics operator with additional block trains on the fast-developing land bridge between China and Europe.
12 Jun 2015
Global logistics provider DHL is ramping up operations in India, introducing a weekly truck service between Ahmedabad and Nhava Sheva to lead its less-than-containerload consolidation business.
12 May 2015
Deutsche Post DHL said it is reviewing the restructuring of its freight forwarding business, which it blamed for a dip in first-quarter profit.
11 Mar 2015
Deutsche Post DHL’s fourth quarter earnings slumped 17 percent even as the German mail, express and freight forwarding giant posted strong gains in ocean container and air freight revenues.
05 Mar 2015
Toll Global Forwarding CEO Paul Coutts has drawn a parallel between the Japan Post acquisition of Australia’s Toll Holdings last week and the Deutsche Post takeovers that turned DHL into a global giant, giving an insight into the bold ambitions of the Melbourne-based logistics operator.
17 Feb 2015
DHL Express has unveiled a 114 million euros [US $130million] investment to build a new sorting center at Brussels airport hub, allowing it to more than triple its handling capacity.
12 Feb 2015
With less than a week to the Chinese New Year factory shutdowns and congestion delays frustrating trans-Pacific shippers, DHL is ensuring it has enough air cargo space on its U.S. routes to handle the rising demand.
11 Feb 2015
DHL Global Forwarding has opened its new Shanghai warehouse with an $18 million investment in 17,200 square feet of cold storage facilities for life sciences and healthcare customers.
10 Feb 2015
DHL Global Forwarding has launched a new weekly less-than-containerload service from Tuticorin, India, to Hamburg, Germany, as the Deutsche Post DHL Group unit aims to cater to the growing needs of small to medium-sized enterprises in the southern region.
23 Jan 2015
Blue Dart Express is denying that its parent DHL Express Singapore Pte. Ltd. is negotiating to sell its holdings in the Indian subsidiary to U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon.
15 Jan 2015
DHL Express has opened a new distribution and consolidation center in Chandigarh, near Delhi, to cater to the growing trade demand in the northern India region.
14 Jan 2015
Faced with growing demand from retail and technology customers, UPS is expanding contract logistics operations in Europe.