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Target met for 2017: 5,000 StreetScooters in service at Deutsche Post DHL Group

After approximately 13 million kilometers driven, the results are very gratifying for the company. After approximately 13 million kilometers driven, the results are very gratifying for the company. The electric vehicles, which have to stop and start again over 300 times daily on over 300 days each year, have proven themselves in the tough world of everyday mail service. Besides that, their costs for maintenance and wear are 60 to 80 percent lower than for similar conventional vehicles. “Today, after 13.5 million kilometers driven we’ve proven that StreetScooter works. Emission-free mobility h

By | 2017-11-27T23:53:00+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group continues profitable growth trajectory in the third quarter

Group revenue was up by 5.6% to EUR 14.6 billion, with all four divisions contributing to the increase. With EBIT of EUR 834 million (2016: EUR 755 million), Deutsche Post DHL Group recorded the strongest third quarter in its history¹ and the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company has posted an all-time quarterly high.“We had a strong third quarter with record earnings yet again. The volume of capital expenditure came to EUR 443 million across all four divisions (2016: EUR 498 million). The Group continues to plan for full-year capital expenditure of approximately EUR 2.3 billion (2016: E

By | 2017-11-08T23:53:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group joins forces with Fiji and UN Climate Change for the World Climate Summit COP23

In addition, the Group is also the official partner for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), completed by its existing partnership with the City of Bonn in the course of COP23. Fiji will be presiding over COP23 as President while UN Climate Change will be hosting the conference at its headquarters in Bonn, with the support of the German Government and the City of Bonn. The event is taking place from November 6 to 17 at the UN Campus and Rheinaue-Park Bonn, on either side of Deutsche Post DHL Group's headquarters. It is a reminder to the entire world that we are all in the same canoe when it comes to climate change. "We are proud to join forces with Fiji and the UN Clim

By | 2017-10-25T00:53:00+00:00 October 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

New delivery robot helps mail carriers make their rounds

The project was announced at a joint press conference between the mayor of Bad Hersfeld, Thomas Fehling, and Jürgen Gerdes, CEO of the Post - eCommerce - Parcel division at Deutsche Post DHL Group. Deutsche Post is testing the "PostBOT," a self-propelled electric robot, in the "Smart City" of Bad HersfeldThe robot is designed to follow mail carriers automatically and carry their mail itemsDeutsche Post has selected the German town of Bad Hersfeld as its test site for a robot to accompany mail deliverers on their routes and carry their mail items. Residents of two delivery districts in Bad Hersfeld can immediately expect to start seeing the self-propelled electric "PostBOT" accompanying the

By | 2017-10-04T00:53:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Global Volunteer Day’s seventh edition celebrates Deutsche Post DHL Group employees making a difference in their local communities

Deutsche Post DHL Group organizes the seventh edition of Global Volunteer Day (GVD) from September 18 to October 1 and encourages its employees to get involved. For the seventh Global Volunteer Day in a row, employees of Deutsche Post DHL Group engage in a wide range of non-profit activitiesIn 2016, some 365,000 hours of volunteer work were invested in almost 2,500 social and environmental projects of local communities around the worldDeutsche Post DHL Group organizes the seventh edition of Global Volunteer Day (GVD) from September 18 to October 1 and encourages its employees to get involved. Global Volunteer Day is just one of the opportunities that ou

By | 2017-09-19T00:53:00+00:00 September 19th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group sells Williams Lea Tag to Advent International

Advent will assume all assets of the Williams Lea Tag business. Deutsche Post DHL Group further streamlines business portfolio, strengthens its focus on logisticsAdvent to acquire leading global provider of marketing and communications supply chain servicesAdvent International: “We see great future growth potential in Williams Lea Tag on a global scale. Advent will assume all assets of the Williams Lea Tag business. The agreement will enable Deutsche Post DHL Group to strengthen its focus on its core logistics service offering. Williams Lea Tag will benefit

By | 2017-08-24T00:53:00+00:00 August 24th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Thomas Ogilvie appointed as new member to Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG today appointed Thomas Ogilvie (40) as Board Member for Personnel and Labor Director of the world's leading postal and logistics group. Thomas Ogilvie appointed as new member to Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL GroupSince January 2016, Thomas Ogilvie (40) is in charge of the Group's Corporate Strategy as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development.

By | 2017-06-23T00:53:00+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

World Refugee Day 2017: Deutsche Post DHL Group looks to long-term programs to facilitate refugee integration

The results to date have been positive. Some 16,000 employees from various Deutsche Post branches are involved in more than 1,000 regional aid projects for refugees and the company has signed employment contracts with 325 young adult refugees. The Group has clearly made progress in reaching the goals of its refugee initiative: Providing professional orientation and prospects to refugees. In the program, which includes language components and personal support, mentors from different Group areas form tandem partnerships with young refugees. The young refugees benefit from the professional and life experience of their mentors who in turn gain new perspectives from their protégés. Employees who are involved in the refugee initiative contr

By | 2017-06-20T00:53:00+00:00 June 20th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Tim Scharwath joins Deutsche Post DHL Group’s Board of Management

Takes over from Frank Appel as Divisional CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, FreightTim Scharwath has formally joined the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. As announced in May last year, he takes over... Tim Scharwath joins Deutsche Post DHL Group’s Board of ManagementTim Scharwath has formally joined the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. Takes over from Frank Appel as Divisional CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, FreightTim Scharwath has formally joined the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. “We are delighted to welcome Tim Scharwath the new member of the Board of Management f

By | 2017-06-01T00:53:00+00:00 June 1st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group celebrates global Diversity Day

In its Bonn headquarters alone, the company employs people from approximately 50 different countries. Deutsche Post DHL Group celebrates global Diversity Day2017 will mark the company's fifth consecutive year of taking part in the annual Diversity Day event organized across Germany by the Diversity Charter, providing DPDHL with a special opportunity to promote awareness of the topic of diversity among employees. Melanie Kreis, Board Member for Human Resources and Labor Director at Deutsche Post DHL Group commented: “The diversity of our approx. Deutsche Post DHL Group has been a signatory and me

By | 2017-05-30T00:53:00+00:00 May 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments