DHL first to gain CEIV Li-batt standard

DHL Global Forwarding says it has become is the first organization to achieve IATA CEIV Lithium battery certification in the UK.   The certification covers sites at Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Luton, Manchester and Purfleet - and follows a rigorous certification process across these locations over several months, which included training for employees, as well as an on-site assessment and audit process. Lithium batteries have become the preferred energy source to power a ... [+]

DHL opens Jo’burg hub

DHL Global Forwarding has inaugurated a new transhipment hub and head office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The primarily solar-powered complex is in the Sky Park Industrial Estate close to OR Tambo International Airport and offers temperature-controlled chambers and GDP-trained personnel to cater to the needs of the life sciences and ... [+]

DHL helps airfreight shippers go green

DHL’s Global Forwarding arm says it is now giving its customers the ability to neutralize their CO2 emissions for air freight as well as ocean on all trade lanes under its GoGreen Plus service. Under the scheme, emissions are reduced by replacing the amount of conventional fossil fuel needed with sustainable ... [+]

Back where they belong – with a little help from DHL

DHL Global Forwarding has helped the Warriors of Wildlife charity take a group of lions and tigers to a better life in South Africa. The lions Hercules, Cher, Khaya, Ilana and Arslan – the latter named by the forwarder’s Turkish Airfreight team - as well as tiger Kisa, were being ... [+]

DHL launches in Zimbabwe

DHL Global Forwarding has launched operations in Zimbabwe. As a first step, it has set up a legal entity currently employing eight graduate trainees in an office in central Harare. The offering also includes the Saloodo! digital road freight platform. [+]

DHL appoints Europe forwarding chief

DHL Global Forwarding Europe has appointed Tobias Schmidt as chief executive. He succeeds Thomas George, who has managed the European organization since 2016. Schmidt will report to DHL Global Forwarding freight chief executive Tim Scharwath and will continue to lead the German and Swiss organisation. Frankfurt-Aiport-111121 DHL Global Forwarding, Tobias Schmidt (c) deutsche post ... [+]

DHL cuts the carbon

German retailer Kaufland has become one of the first major customers to use DHL Global Forwarding’s GoGreen Plus carbon-cutting service for FCL , aiming to decrease its annual emissions by around 12,000 tonnes. Measures to reduce, avoid or offset carbon emissions include use of sustainable marine fuel. [+]

DHL flies 4 million vaccines for Crown Agents

DHL Global Forwarding says it has supported the UK’s Crown Agents in delivering 4 million Covid vaccine doses to 15 countries. The forwarding company arranged collections across the UK before shipping them to the respective countries by air, observing stringent temperature requirements using  active thermal containers and GPS trackers. To ... [+]

DHL extends green options

DHL Global Forwarding is extending its carbon reduction option to full-container load (FCL) shipments. The service is already available for less-than-container load (LCL) shipments. Customers can choose to use of sustainable biofuels through the myDHLi Quote + Book function, which also includes a carbon calculator. [+]

DHL delivers vaccine to Japan

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been contracted to handle Covid vaccine distribution to Japan, with the first delivery in mid-February. Further shipments will be delivered by air from the DHL Global Forwarding hub in Belgium to Japan throughout the year. DHL ... [+]

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