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DHL and GoodShipping reduce ocean freight’s carbon footprint

With the signed memorandum of understanding DHL Global Forwarding is the first to offer its customers the opportunity to select next generation marine biofuels rather than fossil fuels for their transports by sea. Each customer signing up for the service, orders truly green TEU-kilometers instead of just a regular shipment, with or without carbon offsets. The corresponding volumes of advanced biofuel will be used onboard of vessels of selected ocean carrier partners during regular operations. The more shippers use the new service, the higher the share of advanced biofuels for container shipping and the reduction of carbon emissions. Apart from reducing carbon emissions to zero, biofuels are essentially fr

By | 2017-12-17T23:53:00+00:00 December 17th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL Freight tests electric trucks to lower its overland transport emissions

Today’s official vehicle handover to the first European customers marks the beginning of DHL Freight’s extensive 24-month test phase of the electric trucks in the Berlin metropolitan area. Today’s official vehicle handover to the first European customers marks the beginning of DHL Freight’s extensive 24-month test phase of the electric trucks in the Berlin metropolitan area. DHL Freight is firmly committed to helping make this happen. The electric trucks are fully integrated into the operational process and replace the vehicles previously used. In addition to new types of drives, other emissions-reducing strategies such as truck superstructures that save fuel and therefore reduce

By | 2017-12-13T23:53:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group celebrates its 500th reading tutor for children and young people

Today, the 500th reading tutor will be Board Member for Human Resources Thomas Ogilvie, who will be reading from the book Einfach nur weg – die Flucht der Kinder by Ute Schaeffer to 30 school children at the comprehensive school Katharina-Henoth-Gesamtschule... Deutsche Post DHL Group has also served as the main sponsor of Teach First Deutschland (TFD) ever since inception of the educational initiative. Primarily they help children and young people with language acquisition, but they are also active in facilities for refugees,” says Thomas Ogilvie, Board Member for Human Resources and Labor Director at Deutsche Post DHL Group. This is one reason I am pleased to be a Deutsche Post DHL Group volunteer today myself as a reading tutor.”Stiftung Lesen wants

By | 2017-12-13T23:53:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Embodying the spirit of adventure, DHL-backed duo Omar Samra and Omar Nour are about to row the Atlantic

“DHL is incredibly proud of our partnership with two inspiring adventurers like Omar and Omar. I just wish them all the best of luck!” said Ken Allen, DHL Express CEO.On the eve of the event, Omar Samra says: “We’re 98% ready. That means there will be no time to settle in, which is good, as the intense stuff will happen anyway. We want to defy our limits, and inspire the world to do the same!” he added.Omar Samra and Omar Nour, affectionately dubbed ‘O2’, met in 2013 and became firm friends. Professional triathlete, Omar Nour, represents Egypt on the Olympic triathlon circuit and is the f

By | 2017-12-13T23:53:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL and Air Hong Kong extend their relationship with a new 15-year agreement

As part of the new commercial arrangements, DHL will sell its 40% stake in Air Hong Kong to majority-owner Cathay Pacific, and purchase eight of Air Hong Kong’s A300-600F cargo planes which will then be leased back to the carrier. DHL will purchase eight A300-600F cargo planes from Air Hong Kong, and lease them back to the carrierAir Hong Kong has provided capacity for DHL Express since 2002; will continue to support rapid growth of DHL in the regionDHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has extended its partnership with AHK Air Hong Kong Limited with a new 15-year block-space agreement which will enable the carrier’s overnight air services to continue supporting the DHL Express network

By | 2017-12-12T23:53:00+00:00 December 12th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL Chemical Conference 2017 in Antwerp: Market drivers of tomorrow

The global chemicals market is developing very positively. Since 2006, sales have doubled in the chemicals sector, and in 2016 alone, chemicals worth almost 4.6 trillion Euros were sold worldwide. The global chemicals market is developing very positively. The use of differentiated logistics services can also generate advantages. This is the key conclusion of DHL Global Forwarding's new white paper " Differentiated Logistics Services ". The cost-benefit scale also simplifies the selection of suitable measures and solutions by "quantifying" the effect of differentiated logistics services. This increases transparency and enables better risk assessments, for example with regard to sales, sell

By | 2017-12-10T23:53:00+00:00 December 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL and entrepreneurs join forces at DHL Innovation Day 2017

Competitions, interactive sessions and keynote speeches proposed new social approaches to transport and reimagined the future of tech in the industry. Participants answered DHL’s call for a new mobile-piece picking robot prototype, as well as ideas for incorporating... Finalists were selected by senior DHL executives, with three finalists for each challenge presenting their solutions in front of 180 senior supply chain professionals at DHL Innovation Day. For the Robotics Challenge, which was hosted in collaboration with DELL EMC, finalists from Singapore, Switzerland, and the U.S. demonstrated their prototypes live. Dell EMC co-sponsored this year’s DHL Innovation Day. Timmy O'Dwyer, Vice President, Global Parts Operations and Limerick Site Leader at Dell EMC

By | 2017-12-07T23:53:00+00:00 December 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

First A330-300P2F enters service with DHL

The delivery, which took place at EFW’s freighter conversion facilities in Dresden, following the successful completion of test flights in October and awarding of the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in November.... The delivery, which took place at EFW’s freighter conversion facilities in Dresden, following the successful completion of test flights in October and awarding of the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in November. DHL Express has firm orders for eight A330-300P2F units in total, with additional options to receive another 10. “DHL Express is very excited to be bringing the first A330-300 P2F into commercial operation within our international air net

By | 2017-11-30T23:53:00+00:00 November 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL simplifies air freight quotations and bookings

The new service rapidly creates competitive customer quotations based on door-to-door all-in rates and transit information. New Online Freight Quotation and Booking service from DHL Global Forwarding offers simple and competitive air freight quotes and e-bookingsRight balance between freight speed and cost plus coverage for pre-paid and collect shipmentsDHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, introduces a new Online Freight Quotation & Booking service for international air freight transportation. The quotation and booking service connects to DHL Interactive, DHL Global

By | 2017-11-29T23:53:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

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