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Logistics News

Welcome to the section of DHL.com dedicated to bringing you the latest news from the world of logistics, all in one place. Please select the news area most relevant to your business.
In response to global trade growth, DHL Global Forwarding has designed a new freight capacity management program to support customers in challenging market environments by securing long-term capacity in some of the world’s busiest trade lanes.
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Since 2009, importations into the U.S. by vessel are subject to the required submission of an Importer Security Filing (ISF), which provides certain advance cargo information to U.S. Customs (CBP). In July 2013, U.S. Customs (CBP) began its liquidated damages...
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In an effort to keep our customers informed, we are providing an update concerning the current challenges impacting U.S. marine terminals and the transportation industry. Many U.S. ports are still experiencing significant delays and congestion, creating backlogs...
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During its more than 50 years serving the fashion industry, DHL has developed specific logistics solutions for customers ranging from large retail groups and fashion houses with competitive international distribution requirements, to small fashion boutiques...
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In recent months, the demand for truck capacity has continued to surge in the U.S., where many sectors are competing for a finite supply of trucking resources. This is being driven in part by the improving U.S. economy and the surge in freight associated shippers...
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As we head into the last quarter of the year, air and ocean markets are experiencing rising demand and capacity tightening. Freighter aircraft share of the global air cargo market is at an all-time low of 36.3 percent as carriers continue to withdraw them from...
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Applying traditional solutions to new or changing requirements is not the way to approach growing a business. That is why DHL Global Forwarding Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) advanced logistics solutions has been created - to support customers’ growing supply...
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For any size beverage manufacturer shipping bulk liquids, temperature fluctuations and improper handling can spoil or contaminate a shipment and ultimately hurt their bottom line. This is especially true for delicate liquids such as wines. To avoid any contamination...
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The master contract between the Longshoremen's & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the (employers) Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) expired on July 1, 2014. The master contract governs twenty nine ports on the U.S. West Coast from San Diego to Seattle, impacting...
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Importers are no longer able to use protests to make post-entry claims for duty preferential treatment under certain free trade agreements (FTA) and trade preference programs (TPP), as per a letter from U.S. Customs (CBP) Headquarters to its port offices dated...
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DHL recently launched a new cold chain logistics service for the life science and healthcare industry in collaboration with Cryoport. The service is for transport of shipments at frozen temperatures. The integral part of the new service is a non-hazardous liquid...
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DHL Global Forwarding’s (DGF) Regulatory & Compliance Group offers a broad range of services and best in class expertise. Operating like a virtual think tank, the consulting group’s mission is to maintain awareness of international trade issues impacting importers,...
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Once again DHL Global Forwarding revved up its engines to sponsor Kalitta Motorsports and the 17th annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals drag races held June 26-29 in Chicago, Illinois. As part of this renown racing event, DHL proudly displayed its yellow and red colors...
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DHL recently expanded its Life Sciences and Healthcare industry service offerings in 13 locations throughout the Americas, adding to its worldwide Thermonet network of Life Sciences Certified Stations. The U.S. Thermonet locations added to the network include...
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DHL Global Forwarding recently signed a contract with aircraft manufacturer Airbus to provide transportation of A319, A320 and A321 aircraft components and general cargo from the Airbus production site in Hamburg, Germany, to Airbus' final assembly line in Mobile,...
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Navigating your way through the rules and regulations of importing goods into the United States is often trickey for even the most experienced importer; but whether new to the business or with years of experience - most importers find that the trickiest of all...
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The master contract between the International Longshoremen's & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the (employers) Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) expired on July 1. The master contract governs twenty nine ports on the U.S. West Coast from San Diego to Seattle, impacting...
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Over the last few months DHL has worked together with our customers to establish clear forecasting and realistic space requirements to cope with the current high utilization of capacity on the major East/West trades. Overall we have been successful in minimizing...
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The master contract between the International Longshoremen’s & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the (employers) Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) will expire at 12:00 AM PDT on June 30. The master contract governs twenty nine ports on the on the U.S. West Coast from...
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Over the next ten years, online retail will gain even more importance than expected so far – not just in developed countries, but also in emerging markets. Logistics will play a key role: it provides companies important competitive advantages, such as deliveries...
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is the United States’ largest bi-lateral free trade agreement. Claiming NAFTA duty preference on imports can result in substantial duty savings; however, importers must remember there are also risks and responsibilities...
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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, announced it has set a record number of charters in 2013 transporting perishables from South America, primarily Chile to Asia and Argentina to the U.S. market. Beginning with...
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, has published the second edition of its Logistics Trend Radar with extended content and a refreshed design. The current report builds on the first issue, portraying the recent development of trends already identified...
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DHL, the world’s leading global express and logistics company, is ranked for the first time on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the National Top 100 users of green electric power. Ranking No. 27 in this prestigious group, DHL is using green...
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Many customers have already begun to see the benefits of taking DHL Global Forwarding's first free webinar on "How to Avoid Importer's Most Common Entry Errors." This webinar was held on April 30 and feedback from customers has been positive. There is still...
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The master contract between the International Longshoremen & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the (employers) Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) will expire on Tuesday, July 1. The master contract governs twenty nine ports on the on the U.S. West Coast from San Diego...
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Please join us on June 23-24 for our 4th Annual DHL Public Policy Forum. In this forum our DHL executves will bring together our customers, business partners and vendors for collaborative discussions with lawmakers, senior government officials and thought leaders...
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U.S. Customs’ (CBP) Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEEs) are transforming the way CBP approaches trade operations and works with the international trade community. The Centers represent CBP's expanded focus on “Trade in the 21st Century” by aligning with...
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Everyday thousands of entries are submitted to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) containing incorrect information that could lead to unnecessary exams, incorrect duty payment and even penalties. In order to avoid the negative repercussions associated with...
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Disruptions are anticipated due to a three-day strike announced by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots' union. In order to reduce the impact on customers Lufthansa Cargo has taken diverse measures in preparation for the stoppage and drafted a special timetable....
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Gil Kerlikowske was confirmed unanimously as CBP on March 6, 2014 and has an extensive background in law enforcement. In addition to serving as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy since 2009, he was Seattle's police chief for more than eight...
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Last week the company’s "Corporate Responsibility Report 2013" was published. This is the 10th report in which the Group informs its stakeholders and the general public about the initiatives, guidelines, projects and measures it has developed and introduced...
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Over the course of the past five years, several new government regulations have been passed in an effort to protect resources, consumers, and business entities that are contributing to the U.S. economy. These new regulations have had a significant impact throughout...
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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, returns as the official Logistics Partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. The company signed an agreement for the world’s fastest motorsport series last month,...
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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, further expands its portfolio of carbon reporting services for transports. The company adopted the Greenhouse Gas Protocol "Product Lifecycle Accounting and Reporting Standard"...
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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, delivered the world’s largest Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner ever built to the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research at the University of Minnesota. The journey...
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There are 30 events worldwide in 15 countries throughout all four continents. The 700 featured designers include Herve Leger by Max Azria, Michael Kors, Vivienne Tam, and Rebecca Minkoff composing 1600 fashion shows and presentations for more than 800,000 visitors...
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There are 30 events worldwide in 15 countries throughout all four continents. The 700 featured designers include Herve Leger by Max Azria, Michael Kors, Vivienne Tam, and Rebecca Minkoff composing 1600 fashion shows and presentations for more than 800,000 visitors...
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Effective March 1, 2014, the US Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will begin to assess a fee of $0.35 per ton on imported and domestically manufactured paper and paper-based packaging. AMS will use the fees to educate consumers and “maintain and expand markets...
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According to the American Trucking Association, truckload volumes are expected to grow in the coming years at an average of 3.2 percent until 2018. As a result, the trucking industry will eventually experience a “capacity crunch” as demand for freight services...
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The Customs authority of Japan has issued new regulations called Japan Advanced Filing Rules, or JP24. The regulation states that ocean carriers and NVOCC’s must electronically transmit advanced manifest information to Japan Customs on maritime container cargoes...
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HTSUS General Statistical Note 3(c) was updated in the 2014 HTSUS to indicate that goods imported under the Civil Aircraft Agreement, Pharmaceutical Agreement and Intermediate Chemicals for Dyes Agreement (SPI "C," "K," and "L," respectively) that are the product...
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DHL Global Forwarding has released and enhanced version of its web-based customer platform DHL Interactive (DHLi). Key improvements include increased information transparency and new design layout to improve ease of use. DHLi is globally available and can be...
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Your cooperation and loyalty to our company is greatly appreciated. We take pride in welcoming you as a valued reader into the New Year as well.
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The International Trade Administration (ITA) has reinstated its antidumping duty (AD) orders on ball bearings and parts thereof from Japan and the United Kingdom.
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Change is becoming the new normal. The recent economic recession completely restructured logistics as well as the Ocean Freight industry. The market has become much more sensitive, volatile and now requires quick decisions from both shippers and logistics providers....
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Effective November 12, 2013, the old DHL Global Forwarding www.dhl-dgf.com website will no longer be functional and the DHL U.S. website www.dhl-usa.com will be integrated into the DHL corporate website.
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Effective November 12, 2013, the old DHL Global Forwarding www.dhl-dgf.com website will no longer be functional and the DHL U.S. website www.dhl-usa.com will be integrated into the DHL corporate website.
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In addition to our previous communications on the subject, below please find updated information on the U.S. government shutdown’s effect on various government agencies
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