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. [+]

Obituary: DHL founder Bill Robinson

DHL co-founder Bill Robinson passed away on 10 June. Born in 1938, He founded the carrier in 1969 while employed as a driver for a local courier company with Larry Hillblom Adrian Dalsey, Robert Lynn and other workmates, offering an alternative to the mail and airfreight to move business documents ... [+]

DHL forwarding appoints three in Africa

DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Gisele Bambara as country manager in Burkina Faso, Lamine Junior Cisse in Senegal (retaining the role of industrial projects commercial manager) and his predecessor, Elhadji Galaye Ndaw, in Cote d’Ivoire. All three will report directly to DHL Global Forwarding, West Africa, chief executive, Serigne Ndanck ... [+]

DHL upgrades freight platform

DHL has redesigned the user interface of its Saloodo! digital freight platform to make it more intuitive, faster and efficient. The new design guides clients step-by-step through the transport request process, making makes it easier and faster to create their transport order. It is also now possible to specify special ... [+]

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