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Welcome to our final issue of Freight Connections for 2014

We are excited to share with you more important services and solutions that we have developed to facilitate your logistics needs. First of all, our popular DOOR-TO-MORE service which was launched in 2010 has been expanded. We have teamed up with DHL’s Post – eCommerce – Parcel…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Strong compliance methods measure up effectively for customers

DHL Freight guarantees ethical business practices for its customers by putting an industry leading global compliance program in place. With its vast transport and logistics network, DHL Freight is faced with increasing demands…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Doing Good for You

With its Customer Experience Management program DHL Freight is following the call for an optimized customer experience DHL Freight is the leading provider of road freight services in Europe and beyond. To be considered provider of choice…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Opening the Doors for Direct Shipments from Asia to End-Consumers

DHL Freight has created a new shipping solution by extending its’ DHL DOOR-TO-MORE product to serve EU-consumers with direct shipments from Asia. When DHL Freight launched its DHL DOOR-TO-MORE service back in 2010…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Serving the High-Tech World

DHL Freight is accelerating the provision of distinct overland services for the Technology sector. It’s a common scenario worldwide – a customer buys the latest smartphone, laptop or tablet on the market and finds themselves…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 An Iberian Growth Story

DHL Freight has a long history of operations in both Spain and Portugal, and is an established and trusted partner offering a unique range of overland trade solutions connecting Iberia to the world. DHL Freight celebrated 45 years of…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Innovative Product Makes Life Simple For Customers

DHL DOOR TO MORE is creating value to Vishay’s supply chain. A growing number of companies take a direct distribution approach as alternative to find the right balance between fulfillment times vs. transportation costs to satisfy their…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Setting the Stage for Cirque du Soleil

DHL Freight ensures smooth transportation of equipment for a world-class show. DHL Express announced a marketing partnership with Cirque du Soleil in January 2014 which offered significant logistics business opportunities for…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Ensuring a Safe and Secure Business and Working Environment

Through a number of initiatives and programs, DHL Freight provides a healthy, safe and secure environment to the benefit of its customers and employees. As the world’s leading logistics company, DPDHL has 440,000 employees…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Amref fundraising campaign

The Ebola epidemic expects too much of doctors and their helpers in Guinea – help now with your donation! Around-the-clock on call, wrapped up in plastic clothing, each breath through the mask an effort, in the midst of people but, at the same time, completely isolated. This is how men and ...

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Posted: 12/09/2014 DHL Freight’s paperless billing service continues to delight customers

Back in July 2012, DHL Freight rolled out a pilot project to test electronic billing – or eBilling – in the Czech Republic. It was so well received that it was offered to customers in Spain followed by a number of other countries across Europe….

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Posted: 12/09/2014 New Route Speeds the Groupage Network

The LTL (Less-than-Truck-Load) groupage network improves DHL Euroconnect lead time from Sweden to Austria/the Czech Republic and vice versa to three days. The new direct connection for groupage items is now offered five times…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 China Connection

As DHL Freight’s network from China to Europe expands, DHL Freight welcomes a delegation from Zhengzhou. In another sign of the growing importance of China in DHL’s global network, DHL Freight welcomed a delegation from…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 DHL EURAPID network has been expanded

DHL EURAPID is a premium less-than-truckload service based on the company’s existing groupage freight network DHL EUROCONNECT.

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Delivering Excellence: Ricardo Arroyo, Managing Director, DHL Freight Spain & Portugal

Born in Luzern, Switzerland, Ricardo Arroyo completed his undergraduate studies in Economics at the Complutense University of Madrid, and PDG from IESE Business School – University of Navarra. Married and with two…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 DHL and Krannich Solar Ltd enhance relationship

DHL Freight, as one of the leading providers of road freight services in Europe, has been nominated as primary logistics service provider by Krannich Solar Ltd, a leading provider of photovoltaic (solar) systems…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Railway Renaissance on the Silk Route

New connections and capacities are being inaugurated in response to the exceptional demand for DHL’s rail product between China and Europe. When DHL Freight first launched its intermodal solution between China and Europe…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Diesel Price

Please note that the FS for Dec. 2014 is 3.5% (as per the DHL Freight Central Fuel Surcharge methodology). The EU average (diesel) price per litre in Oct. 2014 (which triggers FS Dec.) was 1,37 € vs. our baseline of 1,20 €. (See below…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 New Heavy Truck Registration

In September the heavy truck registrations in the EU achieved an overall +2.7%, totaling 20,751. From January to September, the EU registered 3.0% more vehicles than in the same period last year reaching 156,604 new heavy trucks…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Transportbarometer – monthly view

In November the Freight share dropped to 38%, signaling that supply of capacity (trucks) is higher than demand. From September on, the Freight share climbed down from 53% to 38% indicating that the capacity situation is relatively relaxed…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Press Clippings

What’s new in EU land transport. 1. New Commissioner for transport Violeta Bulc, 50-year-old Slovenian entrepreneur and politician, was recently appointed as new EU Commissioner for transport for the next…

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Posted: 12/09/2014 Consumer dreams and Industry 4.0 present new challenges to trade and logistics

The individualization of industrially produced products, which has been going on for decades, leads to profound changes in the economy. Within the scope of so-called Industry 4.0 Strategies, production is migrating more and more into the…

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