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KFC revolutionizes UK foodservice supply chain with DHL and QSL appointment

For the first time, DHL is partnering with specialist foodservice logistics provider QSL to deliver a bespoke service tailored to the unique needs of KFC. DHL will manage the physical warehouse and distribution service, putting greater focus on innovation, quality... DHL will manage the physical warehouse and distribution service, putting greater focus on innovation, quality and service performance. QSL will also manage operational purchasing for KFC as well as accounting for its operations.“To date there has been little variation in foodservice logistics but we have specifically chosen DHL and QSL for their reputation for innovation in logistics across other industries,” explains Jens Hentschel, Supply Chain Director for KFC. We intend to re-write the rule

By | 2017-10-11T00:53:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Elemica partners with DHL Resilience360 to better mitigate supply chain risk

“Complex global supply chains need to know where potential risks lie that may affect their bottom line and disrupt the success of their businesses,” said Rich Katz, Chief Technology Officer, Elemica. Elemica partners with DHL Resilience360 to better mitigate supply chain riskGlobal incidents data feeds correlate to customers’ supply chains, providing impact assessment and mitigation actionsElemica, the leading Business Network for the process industries, and DHL Resilience360, a leading cloud-based supply chain risk management platform, have partnered to build a new solution providing unprecedented insight into risk events and their impact on increasingly complex supply chains. “Businesses a

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

StreetScooter shifts into high gear

A subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, StreetScooter, confirmed that its second manufacturing facility will be built in Düren and be capable of producing up to 10,000 e-vehicles per year. For its third-party sales, StreetScooter is dedicating more of its efforts to industry-specific solutions. Chassis variants will be built by StreetScooter in partnership with the company TBZ Fahrzeugbau. StreetScooter has already received more than 100 advance orders.Other industries also have a need for customized e-vans, and StreetScooter is already either in talks or enjoying active business relationships with them. They are energy providers, waste disposal companies, municipalities and airpo

By | 2017-10-02T00:53:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

“F1 in Schools”: DHL supports international technology competition for students

The competition, which took place for the 13th time in 2017, is designed to get students between the ages of nine and 19 excited about science, math, engineering and technology and help support them in developing their talents. On behalf of DHL, Christopher Ong, Managing Director DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei, presented the “Enterprise Portfolio Award” to team “Pioneers” from Germany. “We are proud to be the official logistics partner for the competition and to have this opportunity to encourage young people around the world to be excited about math, science and technology,” says Ong. “The partnership with ‘F1 in Schools’ is a logical extension of our decades-long involvement in Formula 1,” says Christopher Ong. Foun

By | 2017-09-28T00:53:00+00:00 September 28th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL announces plans to create and manage European distribution centers for Eaton’s electrical business

Over the next few years, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group will consolidate Eaton’s major standalone distribution center capabilities throughout Europe into three high-performing and integrated primary distribution centers. In Rheinbach, Germany, a new building is planned that will serve Eaton’s customers in Western Europe. “DHL is very experienced in warehousing and distribution as well as supply chain solutions and we can help with their environmental focus and drive energy efficiency by applying Eaton’s power management technologies to their facilities. They are covered by this agreement and are given the opportunity to join DHL following the overall completion process. With these new agreements Deutsche Post DH

By | 2017-09-25T00:53:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

New DHL Resilience360 Analytics module to provide businesses with foresight on supply chains risks

Resilience360 Analytics is unique in combining years of systemically collected supply chain data with some of the most comprehensive risk databases available on the market. Risk bottlenecks in supply chains by analyzing registered incidents that have had impact on nodes and receiving user feedback on relevant events. Supply chain pain points by combining historic as well as forward-looking risk information with supplier data (trade volumes, business impact scores, value at risk, single sourcing etc.). Resilience360 Analytics is unique in combining years of systemically collected supply chain data with some of the most comprehensive risk databases available on the m

By | 2017-09-21T00:53:00+00:00 September 21st, 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

Kazakh airport prepares to support disaster relief efforts

The two partners will team up with airport and government officials and other humanitarian response experts in the Central Asian republic to host their internationally recognized Getting Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) program from 18 to 22 September at the... Kazakh airport prepares to support disaster relief effortsGARD is an integral part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's GoHelp program in which the Group pools all of its activities related to disaster preparedness and management. Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP conduct a five-day disaster preparedness training and assessment program at Almaty International AirportDeutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support the Kazakh authorities in their efforts to build re

By | 2017-09-18T00:53:00+00:00 September 18th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL doubles airfreight capacities to support fast growing Norwegian seafood exports

The demand has been continuously growing since the introduction of DHL’s new service solution in May this year. The demand has been continuously growing since the introduction of DHL’s new service solution in May this year. As of now DHL will double its flight frequency by deploying a dedicated Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that ships seafood from Oslo to Seoul and Shanghai twice a week. The aircraft will start in Brussels and pick up the seafood at the DHL terminal in Oslo. Twice a week DHL will transport seafood from Lakselv Airport Banak via its terminal in Oslo to Seoul. DHL does not only provide greater

By | 2017-09-11T00:53:00+00:00 September 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments