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Classification optimizes terminal operation
For over a year, DHL Freight has been carefully analyzing its operations, taking a close look at its workflows and asking whether employees are truly informed about its processes. Terminal [...]
Alternative drive technologies suffer from a common problem: the disproportion between range and charging time of the energy storage device. One solution could be the fuel cell. Nikola Motors is [...]
Tenth anniversary: Global Volunteer day
“Action, not words” – with this slogan DHL Freight is participating once again in the Global Volunteer Day (GVD). This group-wide initiative animates many thousand employees to engage themselves voluntarily [...]
Greece was hit hard during the financial crisis of 2008 and the subsequent public debt crisis: The economic performance fell by around a quarter. In order to survive economically under these [...]
Continuous improvement is an integral part of our corporate philosophy. However, such improvement can only be achieved by those, who have their services and the associated efficiencies regularly evaluated. In [...]
DHL opens state-of-the-art logistics hub at the Vienna Airport
DHL Vienna Airport Campus is a strategically important logistics hub for Austria and Eastern Europe. By combining ground, air and sea freight options at one site, higher turnover rates in [...]
On world tour with Bryan Adams
DHL is the official logistics partner for the “Shine A Light” tour Since February DHL has been on world tour with the Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams. For his “Shine [...]
Evo rolls out
DHL Freight enters a new era of transport management efficiency. In Grenoble in November 2018 DHL Freight CEO Uwe Brinks launched DHL Freight into a new era of transport management [...]
The multimodal silk road
Eurasian trade is being revived not only by China’s new initiative of superlatives – the “New Silk Road” – that was announced with an investment of US$ 900 billion. DHL’s [...]
Due to their high sensitivity, the transportation of bananas is one of the major challenges in food logistics. DHL FoodLogistics has found the best way of transporting this popular fruit. [...]
DHL Freight is opening up the Iranian export market for German and European companies. Teams of experts are organizing Iran transports from the gateways in Frankfurt and Istanbul. An experienced [...]
"NOTHING WORKS WITHOUT LOGISTICS"
After an eight-year absence, DHL returned to the world’s leading trade fair “transport logistic” in Munich in 2019. The 400 square meter stand created a sensation among customers, colleagues and [...]
Ensuring the high level of service quality
This summer DHL expects a similarly high demand for road freight as last year and has to adjust its prices accordingly. Demand exceeds capacities DHL Freight, one of Europe’s leading road transport [...]
"I have never been so confident"
In an interview, Martin Leopold details how sales centers on strict customer-orientation, more transparency and optimal interfacing with customers. With over 20 years of management experience in the logistics industry, [...]
Close at hand, individual, excellent
We are 13,000 certified freight specialists – working as a team for you! Sound’s like a movie script, doesn’t it?
DHL Freight not only extended it’s partnership with BMW, but also expanded it significantly. A custom-made solution “Connected Supply Chain” will provide the car manufacturer with integrated transparency and control of all [...]
Future of Logistics
What are the key factors for a successful future in digitized logistics? The new DHL Logistics Trend Radar 2018/19 gives some information. The fourth edition of DHL’s Logistics Trend Radar [...]
Active in the center of Europe
Poland is investing massively in its transport infrastructure and will thereby continue to work its way up in the Logistics Performance Index. Focus on intermodal transport Poland is an important [...]
Pharmaceutical logistics in the USA: An industry full of growth drivers
DHL in the USA is committed to providing its pharmaceutical customers with top infrastructure, high-tech solutions, in-depth industry knowledge and strategic thinking in a market region that is particularly dynamic. [...]
10,000 climate-protecting StreetScooters are now in service
Andreas Pinkwart, the Economics Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Tobias Meyer, the Board of Management member who oversees Post & Parcel Germany, presented the 10,000th StreetScooter. [...]
DHL supports Astrobotic to develop lunar delivery service Deutsche Post DHL Group will become the “Official Logistics Provider for Astrobotic’s First Mission to the Moon.” Astrobotic is building a service [...]
New Freight Hub in Hanover-Langenhagen
DHL Freight is investing in its existing European network of over 200 terminals. Due to its highly innovative character the new location Hanover-Langenhagen serves as Terminal for the Future. An [...]
The future is already here
DHL Freight’s new freight center is the latest hub in the Europe-wide network. What’s more, a variety of futuristic technologies are being tested and implemented here.
Daily with DHL to Switzerland and Italy Transporting cargo in 48 hours from Germany to Switzerland or to Northern and Central Italy, and in 72 hours even all the way [...]
If you need a safe and secure delivery of your high-quality products to your customers, you need a competent partner. For 20 years, the global capsule manufacturer Qualicaps is relying [...]
A body with low air resistance is a real plus when it comes to saving fuel. DHL Freight demonstrates that truck attachments also do well in the wind and can [...]
New method of transport
DHL Freight Sweden is now transporting combined urban freight via waterways. This has been made possible by the company’s participation in a pilot project in the district of Lindholmen in [...]
DHL Carbon Calculator
The DHL Carbon Calculator enables emissions calculation for almost all shipment sizes and modes of transport – for local, national and international deliveries. With the introduction of the Carbon Calculator, [...]
DHL Freight terminal in Malmö
Efficient and ergonomic – the new DHL Freight terminal in Malmö, Sweden, has been opened. New semi-automatic sorters instead of laborious manual sorting ensure greater efficiency and productivity. The hall [...]
The Deutsche Post DHL Group remains a forerunner on environmental protection technologies for logistics. The new TRAILAR solution cuts fuel consumption of trucks by five percent and therefore reduces carbon dioxide [...]
Digital freight platform
Did you get a fair offer on your transport order? Saloodo! provides shippers and freight forwarders with a good sense for realistic prices. Too expensive or too cheap – especially [...]
Saloodo!, the digital freight exchange from DHL launched in January 2017, brings consignors and freight forwarders together on a single platform and is fully on the road to success: More [...]
Turkish nuts easily through customs
DHL FoodLogistics, a business unit of DHL Freight, takes over the import of its nut products to Germany for the Turkish customer Tadım. Customs clearance has pitfalls.
"The automotive industry needs tailor-made supply chains"
The digitalization of supply chains, a variety of engine options and the quest for greater climate compatibility are transforming the automotive industry.
Customer satisfaction survey: Good grades
The customer satisfaction survey 2019 confirms DHL Freight’s performance. Important criteria are personal service, individual solutions and innovation. Almost 42,000 customers in 31 countries were asked to participate in DHL [...]
DHL Freight often transports extraordinary freight, but living sharks were also new for the logistics experts. The spectacular passengers survived the 1,320 kilometer ride safe and sound. How do fish [...]
“DHL Freight is the heart of logistics”
An interview with Uwe Brinks, who has been the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DHL Freight since January. Mr. Brinks, what are your first impressions of DHL Freight? I [...]
Pulling all the strings
The outsourcing of logistics is key of Syngenta’s strategy. The leading global agricultural group with headquarters in Basel relies on fourth-party logistics providers (4PL). And that’s where DHL comes into [...]
DHL FoodLogistics and Gerlach customs services ensure fresh mangos
The colorful selection of fresh fruit and vegetables is part of the everyday life in our supermarkets. We do not think much about the way the products have gone from [...]
‘Doing What We Can’
DP DHL ‘Doing What We Can’ to support the Refugees in Europe The refugee crisis in Europe has captured the world’s attention and many organizations, individuals and governments have swung [...]
DHL white paper
In 2030, 600 million more humans will live in the world’s metropolitan areas compared to today. DHL has identified the four main trends that are shaping future delivery services to these [...]
Tops and flops: cargo hijacking
Top and flop countries: Where cargos are in danger Truck broken into, cargo gone – or even the entire truck gone. That can happen anywhere in the world. But there [...]
The good feeling of not being alone
Once you have founded a company, the basics of entrepreneurship are often difficult. Developing market-ready products or services, providing the right financing or attracting the attention of the customer target [...]
The damage of cargo thefts often far exceeds the actual value of the goods – because they threaten delays in the supply chains. The approaches from country to country and [...]
The primary focus of the FREIGHT 2020 strategy are our customers. The most important goal of the 2018 satisfaction survey is to find out more about their thoughts and wishes. [...]
Readers survey - take part and win
On a regular basis we update this website to provide you stories about current topics within the logistics industry and the most important developments at DHL Freight. But how do you like [...]
We are Freight – We are Strong!
Dear customers, users and DHL Freight fans, My colleagues from the DHL Freight Management Board and I are monitoring the situation and development of the coronavirus on a daily basis. [...]
DHL Freight Finland
DHL Freight Finland handles approximately 1.8 million tons of freight a year – and has a service to offer for every logistics need. Finland, with its approximately 188,000 lakes, is [...]
Sharing economy logistics
“Sharing instead of owning” is not some flash-in-the-pan trend. As a new business model, it offers many opportunities, especially for logistics. DHL has just released a report on this evolving [...]
Saloodo! How you benefit from the digital freight platform
The Saloodo! freight platform brings shippers and transport companies together. Every step of the process is digital, convenient and efficient. Registration and use are free of charge.
“Exciting innovations at a high international niveau – that's why Saloodo! inspires!”
Anja Kappus is Chief Operating Officer of the international digital freight platform Saloodo! Some 50 Saloodo! experts from 23 nations are constantly driving innovation – often together with their customers. [...]
My personal thanks goes out to all customers and employees of DHL Freight
DHL Freight´s customers and our teams have both shown their flexibility, creativity and commitment in how they responded to the global COVID-19 health crisis. My sincere thanks to you all [...]
Logistics after the virus: We aren’t in Kansas anymore
Corona has left a lasting impression on international supply chains. When businesses resume trading, a planned ramp-up is key. Questions on strategy also require answers. DHL Freight can provide them. [...]
Why are there currently (again) so many serious truck accidents?
Almost 500 truck accidents at the ends of traffic jams or other obstacles on the road occurred in 2019 in Germany, in which 45 truck drivers and eight occupants of [...]
Here's some real fake news!
DHL websites that aren’t from DHL? Deutsche Post payment systems that we never created? Cybercriminals misuse our trusted brand for their evil deeds. We do not stand for that – [...]
Saloodo! is the smart solution for shipments to Turkey
Recently, the digital freight platform Saloodo! took connecting transportation companies and shippers in the local language with goods to send to Turkey to the next level. Logistics operations in this [...]
DHL Freight Sweden cuts CO2 emissions by 50 percent
DHL Freight Sweden has slashed its CO2 emissions by half, reaching already a sustainability goal that was set for 2025. The challenge now is to maintain the achievement and reach [...]
Facilitating free trade
A new Control Tower for customs services and a growing network of local DHL Freight customs offices make cross-border trade easier than ever.
Quo Vadis - Logistics 2020?
What will the year 2020 bring for logistics? What challenges are we facing? Logistics is a good reflection of our society and economy. What we are concerned about socially and/or [...]
Smart Warehouse with Internet-of-Things Technology
DHL Supply Chain is implementing the first digital twin of a warehouse in the Asia-Pacific region for Tetra Pak. The main advantage: optimized, agile and cost-effective supply chains. DHL Supply [...]
Scheduling a big sports event during an ongoing football world cup might seem a bit risky – but not when the event in question is about esports. Early in July [...]
COVID-19 Logistics - DHL Freight Operational Update
On this website we will provide you with a daily update regarding the impact of COVID-19 (Corona virus) on our DHL Freight operations and the transportation of your goods. General [...]
Incoterms® (the official set of rules of the International Chamber of Commerce for the interpretation of national and international trade clauses) are frequently used worldwide for international and domestic contracts. [...]
Driving while everyone else sleeps. For two years now, DHL Freight Denmark has been shipping deliveries to construction sites, workshops, factories and other locations on an urgent basis – and [...]
Heavy trucks with alternative drivetrains, without CO2 emissions? This was a pie in the sky for a long time, not at least because of the lacking range of pure battery vehicles. A solution: Fuel [...]
Compact parking: Pole position for early risers
There is a shortage of rest areas for HGV across Europe. In order to make better use of the existing space, the EU is promoting “compact parking” controlled by telematics. [...]
DHL Campus Vienna Airport
From 2019, the new hub for road and air freight right at the gates of Vienna, will significantly reduce transit times. The new hub will bundle the activities of DHL in [...]
Croatia is the EU’s gateway to the Balkans and an important transit country, but shows only a small occurance of industry. DHL Freight Croatia has positioned itself accordingly and relies heavily on [...]
The future is yellow!
We’re back! After taking a break, from June 4–7 at ‘transport logistic’ in Munich, DHL demonstrated why it is the world’s leading logistics company. “As the leading transportation trade fair, [...]
Delivery of first E-Truck
Electrically-powered trucks are an important element in air quality improvement in major cities. As a driver of innovation in environmental protection, DHL Freight is starting an endurance test with the [...]
The first milestone has been set
DHL Freight successfully implements new Transport Management System “EVO” in France. Evo becomes DHL Freight’s single operational IT platform for all core products across Europe by 2022. “EVO is a [...]
The new Freight Quotation Tool allows DHL Freight customers and prospects to get information on the prices of scheduled shipments in seconds without even having to register. For instance, how much [...]
The customers of DHL Freight rate our service as overall good – that is shown by the Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) 2018. This is a further proof that the strategy [...]
No wedding or new years eve without a bottle of bubbly! DHL Freight arranges a smooth transport of the beverages produced by Spains largest winery to the German market. A [...]
Technologies that connect everyone - DHL Freight Terminal for the Future
Forklift trucks that can weigh goods, automatic surveying systems that save manual effort and transmission errors, self-propelled vehicles that use zone control technology to avoid collisions and hazards. These are [...]
2.25 million electric powered trucks up until 2025 – that is the market potential estimated by recognized experts for zero emission transport vehicles. Provided that new business models, improved battery [...]
DHL is using artificial intelligence for trade forecasting. This gives companies an additional source of information for their business decisions. The DHL Global Trade Barometer feels the pulse of global [...]
What’s driving green logistics?
Businesses are very keen on ensuring that their logistics solutions are as climate-friendly as possible. But external factors also play a role in promoting green logistics. In your opinion, what is the main driver to clean solutions?
Saloodo! helps consigners find the ideal transport company with just a few clicks. It also makes it easier for freight service providers to identify the right cargo, partial loads and full loads in order to make optimal use of their shipping capacity.