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DHL and Auchan renew successful partnership

As part of the renewal, DHL International Supply Chain, the specialist supply chain management team of DHL Global Forwarding, will continue the nearly 10 years lasting partnership by providing purchase order and vendor management, origin consolidation and destination... DHL provides Purchase Order Management for more than 17,000 TEUs yearly worldwideWith the contract extension DHL and Auchan will celebrate 10th anniversaryDHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group has secured a contract renewal for continued management of Auchan’s inbound supply chain operations. Auchan Retail is the second largest supermarket operator in France, present in 16 countries in Western, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa with 3,836

By | 2017-05-15T00:53:00+00:00 May 15th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group remains on course for growth

Group revenue climbed by more than EUR 1 billion to EUR 14.9 billion. All four divisions contributed to the strong growth. Volumes and revenue saw substantial growth in particular in the German and international Parcel and eCommerce businesses as well as the... Group revenue climbed by more than EUR 1 billion to EUR 14.9 billion. With Group EBIT of EUR 885 million, Deutsche Post DHL Group surpassed the good prior-year result and registered the strongest first quarter in the company’s history¹.“Following a record year in 2016, the upward trend has continued at Deutsche Post DHL Group this year. The company has successfully expanded its Parcel business into international markets, and has also introduced new solutions in its Express business to continue c

By | 2017-05-11T00:53:00+00:00 May 11th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL brings Internet of Things to logistics

DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within the Deutsche Post DHL Group, forges ahead on its path of digitalization by implementing Internet of Things technology into warehousing to optimize operational efficiency and lay the foundations for safer... DHL Supply Chain launches Internet of Things cockpits at three smart warehouses in Germany, the Netherlands and PolandCollaboration with Cisco and Conduce leverages Internet of Things technology for more agile supply chain managementDHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within the Deutsche Post DHL Group, forges ahead on its path of digitalization by implementing Internet of Things technology into warehousing to optimize operational efficiency and lay the foundations for safer work

By | 2017-05-10T00:53:00+00:00 May 10th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL reveals the Sharing Economy is shaking up logistics

DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, reveals in a new Trend Report today that embracing digital platforms and business models built around sharing not owning assets presents a significant future opportunity for the logistics industry. DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, reveals in a new Trend Report today that embracing digital platforms and business models built around sharing not owning assets presents a significant future opportunity for the logistics industry. The report, entitled ‘Sharing Economy Logistics – Rethinking Logistics with access over ownership’ provides insights to help understand the Sharing Economy, learn best practices in the Sharing Economy from other industries, and presents practical applicatio

By | 2017-05-09T00:53:00+00:00 May 9th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL opens China Rail Competence Center in Stuttgart

Rail freight volumes between Germany and Asia have increased 10-fold in just one year. It is for this very reason that we decided to establish a central China Rail Competence Center,” states Volker Oesau, CEO DHL Global Forwarding Germany and Central Europe, explaining the strategic rationale behind the decision.DHL Global Forwarding’s German-based China Rail team has been expanded both in terms of freight handling and customer service. The experts in the Stuttgart Rail Competence Center primarily provide support to German customers in the automotive, technology, mechanical engine

By | 2017-05-08T00:53:00+00:00 May 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Trade Index: 8 in 10 Small Businesses Say Trade Will Improve the U.S. Economy

FedEx Trade Index: 8 in 10 Small Businesses Say Trade Will Improve the U.S. EconomyWASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 — An increasing majority of U.S. small business leaders overwhelmingly view global trade as beneficial to Americans. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has released results of the second FedEx Trade Index(1), a national survey of over 1,000 small business leaders which tracks the impact of international trade among the small business segment of the U.S. economy. Similarly, 8 in 10 small business leade

By | 2017-05-08T00:53:00+00:00 May 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Effective immediately, Amazon’s smart speaker “Alexa” can update DHL customers on their parcel shipment

By activating Alexa’s DHL Parcel “skill” via the Alexa app, users can ask their Amazon Echo or Echo Dot smart speaker to provide information on their shipment status, for example: “Alexa, ask DHL where my parcel is”. DHL Parcel is expanding its customer service to include a new voice-activated information service. Effective immediately, DHL customers can query Amazon’s digital smart speaker “Alexa” for information on their parcel’s current whereabouts. By activating Alexa’s DHL Parcel “skill” via the Alexa app, users can ask their Amazon Echo or Echo Dot smart speaker to provide information on their shipment status, for example: “Alexa, ask DHL where my parcel is”. The voice-controlled interaction with Alexa

By | 2017-05-08T00:53:00+00:00 May 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL invests in four new collaborative robots to provide a flexible and innovative solution for its UKI co-packing customers

The robots will be flexibly used across its 19 co-packing and Production Logistics centres nationwide. The robots will be flexibly used across its 19 co-packing and Production Logistics centres nationwide.Sawyer robots are some of the most advanced collaborative robots currently available and can support production and warehouse staff by automating repetitive tasks. The robots automatically stop if they touch something unexpected, which means that humans can physically be much closer to the robots without risk of harm. Following this initial investment, DHL plans a strategic investment of over £1

By | 2017-05-05T00:53:00+00:00 May 5th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Board Announces Quarterly Dividend For Q1 2017

US 05/04/17Wilmington, DEThe UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.83 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend is payable May 31, 2017, to shareowners of record on May 15, 2017. Earlier this year, the UPS Board increased the regular quarterly dividend to the current level of $0.83 per share. For more than four decades it has either increased or maintained its dividend. Such forward-looking statements, including statement

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UPS Holds Shareowners’ Meeting, Re-Elects Board Members

US 05/04/17Wilmington, DEShareowners of UPS (NYSE: UPS) today elected a Board of Directors for a one-year term and ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accountants. The appointment of Deloitte & Touche to serve as the company’s independent auditors for 2017 also was ratified by a wide margin. UPS shareowners did not approve a shareholder proposal that would have required additional disclosure concerning the company's government affairs

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