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 facility from DP World London Gateway. The 42m high bay warehouse will have 36m of clear internal eaves height and an ... [+]

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 ... [+]

DHL seeks Mideast cluster effect

DHL Global Forwarding has formed an Arabian Cluster comprising Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Iraq with head of industrial projects and business development in the Middle East and Africa, Moustafa Elbanhawi as chief executive. Sue Donoghue is country manager in Saudi Arabia and will also oversee operations in Bahrain, while Firas ... [+]

Delivery for DHL

DHL Express has received the first of six new Boeing 777F-200 cargo aircraft this year, at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. It will be operated by DHL Express’ partner airline Kalitta. In 2018 DHL ordered 14 new Boeing 777F, with four delivered in 2019, six to come this year and the ... [+]

DHL offers online FCL bookings

DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its online quotation and booking service to include full-container-loads. The service myDHLi Quote + Book now makes instant bookings for air and ocean freight as well as door-to-door shipments and enables customers to compare available options and directly book the selected carrier. Users can also ... [+]

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