Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

Booming Malaysian e-commerce industry to benefit from new DHL delivery services

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04/27/2017 – DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched its domestic delivery operations in Malaysia with a range of customer-centric services catered to Malaysia’s growing e-commerce market. Malaysian online retailers will also benefit from DHL’s range of cross-border shipping solutions and network of fulfillment centers globally to enable their international expansion. This will further accelerate the e-commerce market in Malaysia which is expected to grow at CAGR of 15.8% to EUR 1 bn by 2020¹, largely fuelled by recent initiatives such as the National E-commerce Strategic Roadmap, Digital Free Trade Zone and Economic Transformation Program.

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DHL expands its global Cargo Insurance service

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04/27/2017 – DHL Global Forwarding has developed Cargo Insurance service to protect customers against damage or loss during transportation. With its latest expansion, DHL Cargo Insurance service is now available for customers from all industries across 74 countries worldwide.
“With DHL Cargo Insurance we are offering our customers an opportunity to minimize potential impact of unforeseen external events. Our scale means we can arrange coverage between almost any country in the world and for any type of cargo including specialist, high risk or high-value goods. By continuously expanding our service we can support our customers where they operate, even in emerging and high-risk markets” says Angelos Orfanos, Global Head of Marketing & Sales, DHL Global Forwarding.

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PITT OHIO, Averitt & Customer SalonCentric Recognized with Alliance Award

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Pittsburgh, PA (April 26, 2017) – PITT OHIO was presented with its third Alliance Award along with The Reliance Network carrier Averitt Express and customer SalonCentric for achieving goals in reducing environmental waste and improving customer order times.

Given by Logistics Management and SMC3, an industry trade association, The Alliance Award is presented to shippers and their alliance partners that improve supply chain efficiency through innovative practices. Contenders for the award are judged on their use of each alliance partner’s unique strengths and ability to show real world results.

By switching from traditional corrugate to reusable plastic totes, SalonCentric has drastically reduced the amount of disposable waste it puts into its supply chain. To pull it off, Averitt picks up empty totes during deliveries that are then returned to a consolidation point for reuse. The program has reduced supply chain fees associated with corrugate consumption and disposal by $40,000 annually.

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