Update on DHL Freight Network

Network Improvements

UpdatesRouteDescription
Service improvementNorwayNorway has centralized its international import and export activities in Oslo. By this an optimized connectivity to the Norwegian domestic network could be achieved. This improves service levels for our customers.
Service improvementSouth Germany and West Austria to SwedenNetwork connections to Sweden have been re-designed to allow now for a 48h to 72h service from South Germany and West Austria to Sweden.
New direct connectionItaly to West GermanyA new daily connection from Milano via Verona to Cologne connects Italy and West Germany with a direct and more reliable 48 hour service.
Service improvementBaltics to Great Britain and IrelandAn optimized routing for Latvian and Estonian shipments to Great Britain and Ireland will improve lead times and competitiveness. The new route connects both countries to the high frequent network services via the gateway in Stockholm.
Service improvementItaly and France to RomaniaConnections from Italy and France to Romania have been improved to offer a faster and more frequent service for our customers. The new routings via the Hub’s in Frankfurt and Vienna will ensure a stable service level throughout the week.
Service improvementAustria to ItalyOptimized connection between West Austria and Italy allows now for an improved service to the main industrial areas in Italy.
Service improvementThe NetherlandsAfter bundling of all operational and administrational activities in Eindhoven our Dutch Freight Organisation can now offer an improved connectivity for transit shipments to the Baltic and Nordic countries. Furthermore connections to South-East Europe were improved by installing a flexible HUB solution via Vienna.

Lead time information can be obtained via the DHL Freight LeadTime Calculator.
Author: Sonja Terbrüggen

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