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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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DHL eCommerce launches e-commerce services in Chile with nationwide coverage

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04/21/2017 – DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), has launched a B2C domestic delivery operation with tailored and customer-centric solutions in Chile. The Chilean e-commerce sector is set to double its size to $2.3 billion by 2020¹.

“The future is incredibly bright for the e-commerce sector across Latin America with a forecasted growth of 21% CAGR and is expected to reach $54 billion by 2020². Chile is number one in the region for online shopping with rising incomes, improving digital connectivity and seven out of 10 shoppers already shopping online,” said Charles Brewer, CEO, DHL eCommerce. “With e-commerce in Chile growing at such a rapid pace we see a fantastic opportunity for high quality solutions that will offer a great customer experience and more choice, convenience and control for Chile’s online shoppers.”

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DHL to provide in-plant logistics for Jaguar Land Rover’s new factory in Itatiaia, Brazil

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04/18/2017 – DHL Supply Chain to manage goods received, stores, inventory, sequencing, assembling kits and assembly line feed.

DHL Supply Chain to manage goods received, stores, inventory, sequencing, assembling kits and assembly line feed

Global logistics leader DHL has been appointed to manage in-plant logistics for Jaguar Land Rover’s new manufacturing plant in Itatiaia, Brazil. Under the new contract DHL Supply Chain will oversee all aspects of the supply chain, from warehousing through to sequenced track-side delivery. The scope of work also includes the delivery of sub-assembled kits to the production line, streamlining the manufacturing process.

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DHL strengthens Latin America Life Science and Healthcare capabilities by acquiring control of Polar Transportes

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04/18/2017 – DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, is to acquire control of the Brazilian road carrier Polar Transportes, retaining the company’s management team. The transport service provider for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry with 400 full-time employees is specialized in temperature-controlled transportation requirements and has a strong reputation in terms of technology, quality and regulatory compliance. Polar Transportes, founded in 1996, has been working as a service provider for DHL for over 15 years and runs a fleet of more than 300 trucks with national coverage. The acquisition will support DHL’s growth ambitions in a key emerging market and strengthen the Group’s end-to-end offering for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry in Brazil. Both parties have agreed to keep the transaction value confidential. The transaction is still subject to approval from the Brazilian competition authorities.

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DHL Supply Chain to use collaborative robots for innovative order fulfillment pilot

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04/05/2017 – DHL Supply Chain, the Americas’ leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced that it will begin a pilot test using a collaborative, autonomous robotics solution within the life sciences sector at a facility in Tennessee in the next two months. The robots, called LocusBots from Locus Robotics, are being tested as a picker companion for piece picking order fulfillment in the warehouse.

LocusBots work collaboratively and safely alongside warehouse staff, helping to quickly locate and transport pick items, so pickers don’t have to push carts or carry bins.

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DHL station in Leipzig receives IATA CEIV Pharma Certification for life sciences and healthcare compliance

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04/04/2017 – DHL Global Forwarding forges ahead with increased quality standards for life sciences and healthcare shipments

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, certified its air freight station in Leipzig according to the CEIV Pharma Standard of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The CEIV Pharma Certification of the aviation industry’s umbrella association attests the highest service and quality standards for life sciences and healthcare customers through uniform processes and a compliant network.

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DHL’s Resilience360 recognized with Gold at German Stevie® Award

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04/03/2017 – DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation honored with additional Silver and Bronze awards by the international Stevie® Awards organization

DHL has been awarded Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its risk management and mitigation platform DHL Resilience360. The prize, which is considered to be one of the world’s premier business awards, was granted to DHL by the Stevie® Awards organization in the category ‘best new product or service (business to business products, services and transportation)’. DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation has also been honored with a Silver Stevie Sales and Customer Service Award as well as a Bronze award for its approach to develop an intercultural business relationship.

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DHL Parcel introduces money-back guarantee on transit times

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04/03/2017 – Effective immediately DHL Parcel is expanding service for business customers in Germany to include its new DHL Parcel Prio service. Parcel Prio promises delivery of domestic parcel shipments on the next business day after posting – now for the first time with a money-back guarantee. In the event of any transit time delays, DHL will reimburse merchant shipping costs either in part or in full.

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DHL gears up for new standards of speed in the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship™

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03/27/2017 – DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, is looking to drive new records for speed both on and off the Formula 1 track in one of the most highly anticipated seasons for many years. The company will once again be working closely with Formula One Management to ensure that the behind-the-scenes race operation runs smoothly and that all the cars and equipment are delivered seamlessly to every one of the 20 race venues. At the same time, DHL will also continue to reward the drivers and crews that deliver the highest levels of performance and speed at the racetrack with the DHL Fastest Lap and DHL Fastest Pit Stop Awards.

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DHL and Gatwick open new waste management plant – becoming the first airport in the world to turn Category 1 airline waste into energy onsite

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03/24/2017 – Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain today formally open a new waste management plant, becoming the first airport in the world to turn airport waste, such as food and packaging, into energy onsite.

DHL’s new £3.8million waste plant not only disposes of Category 1 waste safely onsite, but converts it and other organic waste into energy to heat Gatwick’s waste management site and power the site’s water recovery system. The plant is set to save £1,000 in energy and waste management costs for every day it operates.

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