Change at the top for DHL

Deutsche Post DHL Group has started a top leadership transition, extending Frank Appel’s contract as group chief executive from the end of his previous contract on 31 October 2022 until 4 May 2023 but with Tobias Meyer due take over thereafter. Meyer joined the company in 2013 and has held a wide variety of positions and has been chief executive of Post & Parcel Germany and a member of the ... [+]

DHL expands in Algeria

DHL Global Forwarding has opened offices in Algiers  and in Hassi Messaoud in central-southern Algeria. It has also appointed former head of sales for North Africa, Kareem Aziz  as country manager for Algeria. DHL said the move would allow it to better serve its local oil and energy customers with ... [+]

Globalisation still on the march despite Covid, says DHL report

Fears that the Covid crisis would jeopardize the progress of globalization have not been realised, said DHL in its Global Connectedness report published on 30 November. The report said that analysis of international worldwide trade in the 1 ½ years asince the outbreak of the pandemic showed that the pandemic “has ... [+]

DHL takes its tech on the road

The logistics world is on the cusp of some exciting new technology including printable ‘smart’ labels with GPS-type functionality that could eliminate barcode scanning, vision-based monitoring systems and low-cost remote connectivity for oceans and deserts, said a DHL expert.Speaking at the unveiling of a new DHL’s mobile tech center for ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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