Small firms widen their horizons

Small and medium sized British businesses are increasingly turning to global markets as the domestic financial situation worsens, says DHL Express in new research published to coincide with International Trade Week. Nearly two thirds (60%) of exporters said they plan to grow sales internationally over the next year, with over half (55%) stating that economic conditions in the UK affected how much their business exports to international markets. Only one in ... [+]

No work permit required for this EU arrival

Kiburi, a Western Lowland gorilla, has made his debut at London Zoo thanks to DHL Express. The logistics company flew the 193kg, 5ft 4ft tall gentle giant from a zoo in Tenerife to the UK as part of an international breeding programme for critically endangered species. The 18-year-old joins females Mjukuu ... [+]

DHL starts work on Abu Dhabi gateway

DHL Express has started construction of a new stand-alone logistics hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The 15,000sq m facility, on a 30,000sq m airside/landside plot in ADIA’s Future Cargo Area, is being developed in partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Authority  - a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu ... [+]

DHL opens Paris mega-hub

DHL Express has opened a new international hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. The €170 million investment has created a facility ten times larger than the previous site and is the carrier’s largest investment in Europe in recent years and the biggest ever in France since its arrival in 1976. ... [+]

DHL Air UK to become carrier’s long haul arm

DHL Express is to set up a new intra-European airline based in Austria and will at the same time remodel its East Midlands-based airline, DHL Air UK, to focus on intercontinental services, with increase flights to the Americas and Asia. Under its Strategy 2025, it will operate a fleet of B757 ... [+]

DHL opens Milan hub

DHL Express has opened its new logistics hub at Malpensa airport near Milan. It will be able to operate over 30 daily flights and handle nearly 38,000 pieces per hour through automated sorting and scanning systems. The facility employs 900 people but during peak periods this number could increase by ... [+]

DHL is dreaming of an e-Christmas

DHL Express is expecting unprecedented online shopping and shipping volumes this Christmas. With growing numbers of merchants selling globally and online coupled with the uncertainty created by the Covid pandemic, consumers are shifting their shopping activities to the online world like never before. This will apply to ‘Black Friday’ and ... [+]

Express carrier aims for perfect score

DHL Express is planning what it bills as the “perfect flight” from Leipzig to New York JFK on 1 July. Thanks to the decimation of regular scheduled passenger flights due to the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the express carrier’s A330-200F freighter aircraft is expected to consume considerably less fuel with ... [+]

Partners in sight saving

DHL Express and IAG Cargo cooperated to move 1,900 kilos of surgical eye material to Lodwar Hospital in Turkana, north Kenya in April. The material will help with operations for treating diseases like cataracts and trachoma and help prevent unnecessary blindness. Dr Ciancas, ophthalmology team member of the unit said ... [+]

DHL gains global standard

DHL Express has gained global ISO 9001:2008 certification, achieving the quality standard in over 100 countries across the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. The company’s management headquarters in all three regions, as well as its operational infrastructure have also been independently audited. Executive vice president for global network operations, Charlie ... [+]

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