Update on DHL Freight Network

Network Improvements

UpdatesRouteDescription
New direct connectionGermany to Slovenia and CroatiaA new daily line from Heilbronn to Zagreb with a stop-over in Ljubjana has been installed to offer now a 48h/72h e2e service to main industrial areas in Slovenia and Croatia.
Service improvementBelgium to Central-, and Southeast EuropeWith the implementation of a high-frequent HUB connections from Opglabbeek in Belgium to Vienna in Austria we can offer now a more systemized and cost efficient traffic with a competitive 48h e2e service to Austria, 72h service to surrounding countries like Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia and 72h-96h service to Southeast Europe.
Service improvementGermany to Italy and v.v.In the course of their sales campaign the network connections between Germany and Italy have been re-designed to allow now for a reliable 48h e2e service between the main industrial areas of both countries.
Service improvementGermany to PragueNorthern- and Eastern Germany are now connected with a 24h e2e service to Prague’s industrial area after the recent arrival gateway change from Decin (Teplice) in Northern Czech Republic to Prague.
New direct connectionTorino to FranceA new daily connection from Torino to Paris has been installed to close the competitiveness gap and allow for a 48h service door-to-door from north-west Italy to now all main industrial areas in France.
Service improvementFrance to West GermanyDaily round-trip between Duisburg and Paris is going to be centralized and re-designed to ensure a more cost efficient production and faster service from France to Western Germany.
New direct connectionGermany to Serbia and v.v.A direct line between Germany and Serbia has been installed to allow for a more competitive and reliable service between both countries.
Service improvementSweden to Norway and v.v.Network setup between Sweden and Norway with Gateways in Gothenburg and Olso has been optimized to ensure a faster lead time and more reliable service for our customers. (48h door-to-door between all main industrial areas.)

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

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