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Press Archive 2012

Take a look at our press releases archive of DHL news stories from 2012.
Through their Domestic Freight Services division, DHL Global Forwarding shipped the 12 concrete panels that hold the colored glass mosaic battle maps from Chicago, IL to Honolulu, HI.
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The world’s leading international express services provider will carefully transport more than 1,100 pieces of equipment and instruments for 15 U.S. high school and university marching bands, so they will be able to participate in the London New Year’s Day Parade...
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The Indianapolis based Indy car race team Andretti Autosport and DHL recently announced the new agreement which takes the successful partnership into its third consecutive season.
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At the facility’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, DHL also announced the recent signing of a new Global Buyer Initiative, which supports expanding U.S. exports by matching foreign customers with U.S. suppliers.
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DHL is partnering with the New York community to send hundreds of fresh-cut Christmas trees along with thousands of holiday letters, menorahs, decorations and gifts to U.S. servicemen and women serving their country in Afghanistan and Bahrain.
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The general International rate increase will be partially offset by a two-point reduction in the Fuel Surcharge index.
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The launch of DHL GOGREEN Carbon Estimate and DHL GOGREEN Carbon Footprint services meets a growing priority of many businesses that are looking to act more environmentally responsible.
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The categories honoring the four DHL Global Forwarding employees are Women Helping Women, Female Executive of the Year and Female Employee of the Year.
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It was all part of a coordinated, local community effort involving DHL Express, East End Helicopter and various community partners to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
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Armstrong & Associates, a leader in supply chain market research and consulting, recently named DHL Supply Chain, as the largest third-party logistics (3PL) provider in Latin America and the market leader in Mexico.
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DHL Express will support Worldreader’s mission of putting 1,000,000 Amazon KindlesTM loaded with some of the world’s best-loved books into the hands of young children in Uganda, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania before the end of 2015.
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With fewer than 300 Sumatran tigers now in the wild, ZSL London Zoo is hoping to breed Sumatran tigers as part of a wider conservation support program.
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Passengers can forward their baggage, sports equipment or family items directly to their destination through Luggage Forward, a premier door-to-door luggage shipping service that has partnered with DHL Express as its preferred international carrier.
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DHL, the world’s leading international logistics company, is bringing its international logistics expertise to designers showcasing their creative interpretations of men’s and women’s wear at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York during the week of September 6-13,...
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The new Ford E-250 cargo vans, each equipped with a ROUSH CleanTech dedicated liquid propane autogas fuel system, will be on the road by late August 2012 and will support DHL Express pickup and delivery service within California, Florida, Georgia, Missouri and...
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Behind the bright lights, sizzling swimwear and long catwalks are teams of unsung heroes – hair stylists, make-up artists, models, dressers, designers, sound and lighting specialists – all working to ensure each runway show runs like clockwork.
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The new flight improves transit times into the major Australian metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane by at least one day.
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In partnership with JogPost, DHL Express is adding “jogging” couriers to its workforce to address two logistical challenges: maneuvering around traffic congestion and accessing those areas temporarily blocked from vehicle traffic during the games.
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DHL Express is donating the staff, infrastructure and technology of its global express delivery network to execute the mission.
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The award was presented at a luncheon ceremony co-hosted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
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The U.S. Customer Service team was also presented with the Bronze Award in the Customer Service Team of the Year category.
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Complementing its partnership with Andretti Autosport, DHL is a major sponsor of the historic Milwaukee Mile event, a festival that features two days of exciting race action from the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights as well as concerts, family activities...
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For six years in a row, DHL Global Forwarding has shipped supplies, such as gloves, syringes, blades, among other necessary medical equipment and office supplies, to Guatemala for Iowa MOST.
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The in-depth study surveys 2,000 shippers and identifies and quantifies the needs of LTL freight customers while comparing national, regional and local carriers.
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Accompanied by the signature “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” soundtrack, the campaign will be featured on pan-global TV channels and national channels in China, India, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the...
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As a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partner, the company reinforces its commitment to the environment.
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The partnership combines the Department of Commerce’s global reach and staff’s extensive knowledge of foreign trade with DHL’s proven international expertise and expansive U.S. customer base. This joint effort will provide more comprehensive export assistance...
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DHL was selected from law department applicants of corporations across the Southern/Southwest United States for demonstrating a commitment to diversity and creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace.
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Although temperature controlled shipments are handled at all DHL locations, these two facilities offer customers enhanced capabilities, increased capacity and greater flexibility to control their freight.
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DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced today it has invested significantly to enhance and expand its pick-up and delivery services in the Chicago area. Amid the new City of Chicago export strategy led by Mayor Rahm...
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, announces its sponsorship of the OAR Project (Olympic Atlantic Row).
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Over the 15-year partnership, DPDHL has provided the AIESEC member base more than 1,000 internships across various DPDHL offices and divisions. DPDHL was selected among 20 companies and organizations that are global partners with AIESEC.
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DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, is now speeding into its second season in a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Andretti Autosport, the championship-winning IZOD IndyCar Series team owned by Michael Andretti.
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The launch of a new, additional round-the-world flight connecting Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Leipzig will create a unique service proposition on key trade lanes between Asia and Western U.S. and Canada.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, announced today it is investing US $47 million to expand its Americas hub facility at the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky airport (CVG) to meet the growing demands of international shipping customers.
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The categories honoring the company's innovative advancements are Best Use of Technology in Customer Service and Innovation in Customer Service.
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LIM College visual merchandising students, under the direction of Visual Merchandising Chair Eric Feigenbaum and award-winning designer and Associate Chair Marjorie Lee Woo, transformed DHL branded packing and shipping materials into "couture" wear.
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The largest rugby event in North America, the 2012 USA Sevens Rugby Tournament will be broadcast live throughout the world as fans of 16 international rugby teams converge in Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium from February 10-12.
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Winning companies outperformed others in their total number of documented export transactions; the total percentage increase in sales; exports as a percentage of total sales; and their commitment to exporting, customer service, innovation and originality in...
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With DHL Express donating its global express shipping network for the non-profit organization, Pizzas 4 Patriots will send enough of Chicago’s Original Deep Dish Pizza to feed more than 30,000 service men and women.
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The annual game, being played on Saturday, January 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, features the nation’s top 90 high school football players.
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Effective immediately, Social Memories users can combine photos saved on their hard drives with social network content to create photo books and calendars.
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The report, drawing on over one million data points from 2005 to 2011, concludes that the world today is less globally connected than it was in 2007. It documents how global connectedness, measured by international flows of trade, capital, information and people,...
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Vettel set the fastest lap six times, scoring the most points and outclassing his opponents, especially in the later stages of the season, despite increasing pressure as competition within the Drivers’ Championship heated up.
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Instead, the company will now rely on Fitch Ratings, alongside Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s), to assess the credit worthiness of the company. S&P last confirmed its BBB+ long-term rating of Deutsche Post DHL with a stable outlook at the end of August....
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In addition to favorable exchange-rate effects, this increase also reflects the ongoing organic revenue growth produced by all three DHL divisions. These businesses continue to benefit from their strong market position in the world’s growth markets – particularly...
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Its partner in the endeavor is Alpha Industrial, a specialist in logistics properties.
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Huawei has end-to-end capabilities across carrier networks, enterprise, consumer, and cloud computing fields.
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DHL is stepping up its online marketing activities and has commissioned Razorfish, a creative specialist in digital marketing, to be the international lead agency in the development of a comprehensive digital strategy.
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In a specially designed exhibition area, visitors can take a guided tour and gain an insight into the value chain of energy companies and the different products and solutions which DHL offers. The Energy Center also hosts areas to develop tailored customer solutions...
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The adjustment will be effective from January 1, 2013 and will amount to around 5% on average globally.
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Deutsche Post DHL has been honored this year with the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for the fifth consecutive time in recognition of human resources policies that are designed to create equal opportunities for women and men.
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For the first time in 15 years, slight increase planned for standard letters
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This year’s program is scheduled for September 6 to 16. But employees can continue to volunteer beyond this 10-day period, providing assistance to the elderly, helping the disadvantaged and cleaning up the environment, among other areas.
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At EUR 13.7 billion, revenues generated between April and June rose 7.3 percent above the previous year’s level.
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Launching in July 2012, the new twice-weekly flight will start at DHL’s America’s hub in Cincinnati and travel to Sydney, Australia’s major commercial center.
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While Asia-Pacific already accounts for almost 20 percent of the company’s DHL revenues today, CEO Frank Appel revealed the Group’s growth target for the next five years: By 2017, revenues generated in Asia-Pacific should contribute around one-third to the DHL...
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The decision is the result of a comprehensive review of complex tax issues and covers the period from 1998 until when the revised VAT law for postal services came into force on 01/07/2010. A large part of the additional payment amount relates to tax issues,...
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The European Commission had initiated a formal investigation concerning state aid in 2007 and reached the conclusion that that the consideration of pension expenses during price approvals by the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) led to incompatible...
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By 2015, the Group’s EBIT is to climb to between €3.35 billion and €3.55 billion, about €1 billion more than the €2.44 billion generated last year.
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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post-DHL Group starts building a new logistics center at Brucargo.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, is official partner of the Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation, to be held from May 12-15, 2012 in Bonn, Germany.
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At the company’s annual general meeting, Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL, confirmed both the Group’s targets for 2012 and the company’s midrange outlook.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, continued its strong performance from last year in the first quarter of 2012 and remains on its successful growth path.
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The wide-ranging measures of the three core programs GoGreen, GoHelp and GoTeach once again proved effective under the motto “Living Responsibility.”
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The six tons of heavy freight include the complete equipment, ranging from music stands, stools and wardrobe to the conductor's baton.
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The launch of a new, additional round-the-world flight connecting Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Leipzig will create a unique service proposition on key trade lanes between Asia and Western U.S. and Canada.
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For the fourth time, Deutsche Post DHL officially recognized pioneering logistics solutions with its DHL Innovation Award.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, announced today it is investing US $47 million to expand its Americas hub facility at the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky airport (CVG) to meet the growing demands of international shipping customers.
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The launch of the cutting edge multi-dimensional projection room takes place as part of the DHL Innovation Day 2012 which features discussions and presentations on trends and future logistics and transportation developments.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, had a very successful fiscal year 2011, having generated significant gains in both revenues and earnings.
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Upon the maturity of a mandatory exchangeable bond on February 27, Deutsche Post DHL transferred an additional 27.4 percent of shares in Deutsche Postbank AG to Deutsche Bank AG. In addition, today, Deutsche Post DHL exercised its put option for its remaining...
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With its release of the study of the future, “Delivering Tomorrow: Logistics 2050”, Deutsche Post DHL is taking a far-reaching look into the future of trade, business and society. The study examines five different scenarios of life in the year 2050.
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Being the first company in the industry to implement the well-known academic model “Open Innovation”, DHL aimed to gather new ideas, unusual solutions and environmentally friendly appliances with a focus on “City Logistics” from scientists, politicians, IT experts...
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After twelve successful years on the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL, Scheurle will be stepping down at the end of April and will serve as an adviser to the company until he retires.
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All Danish Ministries will use DHL's carbon-neutral GOGREEN products and services, so reducing the direct environmental impact of the meeting activities as well as setting a signal for social and economic responsibility.
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Always in style, DHL is returning for the eleventh straight season as the Official Logistics Provider of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012 Collections and is partnering with LIM College to promote young talent by sponsoring an online design contest.
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There are no press releases of the Group at this time.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading mail and logistics group, will file an appeal with the European Court of Justice against the state aid ruling made today by the European Commission and has aligned this decision with the German federal government.
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At the facility’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, DHL also announced the recent signing of a new Global Buyer Initiative, which supports expanding U.S. exports by matching foreign customers with U.S. suppliers.
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Hosted by CCMA Ireland, the ceremony for the 17th year of the awards took place in Dublin’s Burlington Hotel on Saturday 17th November, 2012 and celebrated the high standards and service excellence within the Irish contact centre and shared services sector....
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With fewer than 300 Sumatran tigers now in the wild, ZSL London Zoo is hoping to breed the tigers as part of a wider conservation support program and enlisted the help of international shipping firm DHL Express to transport the two tigers: Melati, a female tiger...
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During the recent Four Peaks Challenge, all six members of the DHL Express Irish Management Team demonstrated true leadership, grit and determination climbing a staggering 11,937 feet as they battled the high winds and sheets of rain and travelled over 800 miles...
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Volunteers from DHL Express Cork along with locals from the Blackpool area joined forces to transform the local Blackpool Community Centre in Cork.
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The company also announced plans to further invest US$132 million (€100 million) to add eight dedicated aircraft to service high demand routes between Shanghai and North Asia, Europe and the US, by 2014.
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The new portal will make importing and exporting with DHL even easier and underscores DHL’s commitment to help its customers connect quickly and easily with international markets.
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DHL Express delivered all of the team kit, physio supplies, training equipment, and general supplies to the training camp in Montecatini, Italy two weeks in advance of the squad arrival on Sunday last.
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Accompanied by the signature “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” soundtrack, the campaign will feature on pan-global TV channels and national channels in China, India, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the UK....
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DHL Express Germany and MDH AG have extended their now tenyear cooperation another three years, effective May 1, 2012.
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To mark the occasion, current Manchester United star Phil Jones and Red Devils' legend Lou Macari were on hand to present the new training kit, signed by the entire first team squad, to DHL representatives including DHL Express CEO, Ken Allen, and DHL Express...
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As the club’s Official Logistics Partner, DHL plays a key role behind the scenes when it comes to delivering success for Manchester United.
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This strategically important business center provides direct transport routes to the key logistic hubs of Europe, Russia and China.
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Contestants can hand in their applications until January 31, 2013 at www.dhl-event.com/Innovation-Award.
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The facility launched operations with 150 employees. This number is expected to increase to 250 over the next several years as the logistics center expands. Located in the "Regiopark" near highway A 61, the warehouse will supply Primark retail stores in Germany,...
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The report recognizes DHL Supply Chain Mexico as the only 3PL that can offer end-to-end integrated logistics solutions that include planning, storage and distribution, transportation management and value-added services for the engineering and manufacturing,...
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The facility has produced nearly 100 jobs to date in the Laredo community. Grand opening activities are planned at the facility on Oct. 12, with an associate and family event on Oct. 13.
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The paper examines the development of right-shoring in the Americas, reviews the benefits associated with a re-distributed supply chain, and outlines the key issues companies need to evaluate when considering a right-shoring strategy.
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Aon Hewitt reports an annual “Best Employer” list that is conducted globally in more than 50 markets, including 5,000 organizations and 60 industries.
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With nearly 2,000 shipments per month, the Center bundles all the automotive activities of DHL for the local market, which become of major importance for the original equipment manufacturers and first-tier suppliers.
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The Memorandum of Understanding for the project was signed and discussed with the mayor of Chengdu during Deutsche Post DHL’s CEO Frank Appel’s recent visit to the city.
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The hub consolidates the company's Hong Kong operations and offers customers greater business flexibility and cost efficiencies in the face of developing business needs.
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This first state-of-the-art Life Sciences facility is located within a newly constructed 56.000 square meter multi-customer distribution center and will cater to the requirements of the rapidly growing Life Sciences industry in one of the most important emerging...
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DHL Door-To-More combines DHL’s intercontinental air freight transportation capabilities with its comprehensive European ground distribution network. Customers will benefit from the shorter time-to-market offered by the solution, which translates into faster...
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With a total ground territory of more than 83,000 m2 and warehouse space of 26,000 m2 this facility unites DHL Global Forwarding and Freight under one roof and will serve as the central terminal for both business units in Italy.
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DHL logistics center in Greven to house all products as of 2013
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DHL Supply Chain will be handling all logistics services for Nikken in Europe, extending its ten-year partnership with the UK-based producer of wellness articles until 2014.
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There are no DHL Mail press releases at this time.
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