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DHL moves a million vaccines – but many more to go

DHL says it has delivered over a billion Covid vaccine doses to more than 160 countries as part of the global roll-out. its DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Express arms have been tasked with transporting vaccines on multiple routes from Europe and other origins to countries across Asia Pacific, South America, and Europe and is also responsible storage and local distribution of the vaccines in several German states. However, as outlined ... [+]

From Norwich with love

DHL has moved eight original film vehicles from Norfolk across the Atlantic to Los Angeles for an exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum. The logistics company is no stranger to James Bond, having provided transport solutions for the films since Casino Royale in 2006, but there were some challenges. Two cars ... [+]

DHL on the starting-grid again

DHL has extended its long-standing global partnership with the FIA Formula 1 World Championship as the season gets underway again. The Official Logistics Partner of Formula 1will ship cars, fuel and equipment to 23 destinations on five continents, the largest number in the sport’s history. The Championship begins on 28 ... [+]

Eight new 777Fs for DHL

DHL Express has placed an order for an additional eight new Boeing 777 freighters. First deliveries are scheduled for 2022. [+]

DHL puts its back into vaccine deliveries

DHL Express has operated more than 50 flights since Christmas to transport Covid-19 vaccines within Europe to destinations including Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Finland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Romania and Sweden. It has also despatched vaccines to Bahrain, Chile, Costa Rica, Israel, Mexico, Oman and Singapore. [+]

Trade on the rebound after Covid, says DHL study – updated

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover from the Covid crisis, according to the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020, published on 3 December. DHL and co-authors, NYU Stern School of Business, say that the report is the first comprehensive assessment of globalization during the spreading pandemic. Lead author Steven ... [+]

Work starts on London Gateway’s biggest warehouse yet

DP World London Gateway has started building its largest site to date at the port’s logistics park, for DHL Supply Chain. Work to prepare the plot for the 482,000 sq ft warehouse is underway, with main building work due to start in early 2021. On completion, DHL will lease the ... [+]

DHL and Old Father Thames deliver the goods

DHL Express has launched what is believed to be London’s first riverboat parcel delivery service. It is part of the carrier’s commitment to using blended transport modes to improve access to urban areas and an important step towards exploring the use of the river for small scale freight transport, it ... [+]

Covid vaccine set to pose unprecedented cool chain challenge, says DHL

The first Covid vaccines could be subject to extremely stringent conditions during transport, says global logistics operator DHL. DHL says that currently, more than 250 vaccines across seven platforms are being developed and trialled but as various development phases have been leapfrogged, stringent temperature requirements (up to -80°C) are likely to ... [+]

DHL retains CEIV pharma standard

DHL Global Forwarding has been recertified to IATA’s CEIV Pharma Standard. It covers stations around the world, including Barcelona, Bogota, Tokyo, and Chicago. [+]

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