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Press Archive 2009

Take a look at our press releases archive of DHL news stories from 2009.
DHL agrees to transport of 7 tons of shipments via environmentally sustainable, value-added service
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・Expansion implemented through Hankoyasan21 franchise network ・Enhanced business services for SMEs and proprietors
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Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to shape the direction and future for economic and commercial expansion
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Official Logistics Partner ensures safe transport of valuable musical instruments
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New advertisement highlights both companies' commitment to environmental sustainability
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Advisory mission in Samoa extended Disaster Response Team in full operation in the Philippines
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Company's innovative services play an active role in growing global tradeStrong customer focus key to industry-leading solutionsSpirit of innovation to see the company through to the next decades
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Customers stand to win attractive gifts till 31 December
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2,500 employees in Japan engaged in volunteerism initiative
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Selects DHL GoGreen– an environmentally sustainable, value-added shipping service
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Easy-to-use online tool simplifies generation of English-language air waybills and invoices
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World’s leading logistics company launches safety awareness campaign across more than 700 sites and offices in Asia Pacific
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Direct services enhance speed and benefits Thai businesses trading with key international markets
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Bolsters cold chain logistics capabilities to meet the needs of life science and healthcare customers
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•DHL Express – Lufthansa Cargo joint venture airline starts operations •Most efficient air cargo and express link between Europe and Asia •First B777 low-consumption wide-body freighter operating out of Germany •First commercial flight on June 29
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Global leader raises safety and security standards in air cargo transport sector
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DHL, the world's leading express company, held its "DHL Kids' Lifesaving Experience" on 7 June 2009, almost one month before the beach opening this summer. The event, which aimed to teach children about water and beach safety, was held at Shirahama Ohama Beach...
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•New LCL services from Tokyo and Yokohama direct to Chicago, U.S. •Bolsters position as global market leader by reducing transit times, enhancing security
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Beckman Coulter Chooses DHL as International Express Delivery Partner
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DHL, the world's leading express company, will be organizing the 'DHL Kids' Lifesaving Experience' on Sunday 7 June 2009 - almost one month before the bathing season starts at Shirahama Ohama Beach in Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture. Being an event that focuses...
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New office to function as DHL Global Forwarding's North Asia Pacific Regional office
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Annual event seeks to encourage beach safety across Japan
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Service operates 6 times a week, more than doubles capacity on Singapore-Hong Kong route
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Market leader triples shipment capacity and reaffirms commitment to Taiwan
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・New LCL services from South China direct to Europe and North America ・China exporters and SMEs to benefit from DHL Global Forwarding network and LCL capabilities
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Sets new industry benchmarks with fully automated sorting system, X-ray, and weighing devices for conveyable shipments
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Over 20% month-on-month growth over past 12 months as businesses increasingly adopt road transport solutions
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Working together to enhance the safety of beaches across Japan
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DHL ECONOMY SELECT comprises a full suite of Intra-Asia day definite express solutions for inbound and outbound deliveries Economic and cost-effective delivery service offers greatest cost benefits for less urgent business-to-business shipments
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Official Courier for Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo supports Japanese designers going global
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DHL signs on as Official Timing and Logistics Partner for Asia's premier club competition for 2009-2012
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Logistics partner promotes Cultural Exchange between Japan and Asian countries
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DHL Exel Supply Chain provides compelling case studies of supply chain services that are strengthening customers’ aftermarket operations
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DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company, announces the appointment of senior finance veteran Mr. Taketo Yamakawa as President and Representative Director for DHL Express Japan with effect from 1 April 2009.
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DHL, the global leader in the express and logistics industry, announced today that its Global Forwarding business unit has initiated trial shipments with its own 45' equipment.
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• Climate Counts recognizes GoGreen Program as most efficient tool for climate protection across the business • Commitment to targets and continued program implementation in 2009
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Partners share affinity for “Footwork” and “Teamwork”
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Kick starts a 3-month campaign to celebrate service enhancement and commemorate the first anniversary of Chubu Gateway’s automated sorting system
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Innovative new design achieves 9 percent fuel savings and 10 percent additional load capacity Curtain-sided design applies to different operational needs
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Under the slogan of "Growing Ideas," the DHL Innovation Awards were presented in the DHL Innovation Center in Troisdorf near Bonn.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading mail and logistics provider, saw its third-quarter revenue fall 18.6 percent to 11.2 billion euros in the wake of the continuing global economic crisis.
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Implementation of the Group strategy presented by CEO Frank Appel in the spring of this year is progressing according to plan. Deutsche Post DHL presented DHL Solutions & Innovation (DSI), its newly launched business unit at the 26th German Logistics Congress...
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Official Logistics Partner ensures safe transport of valuable musical instruments. For the first time in its history, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra will visit China.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, together with the London School of Economics today revealed that when international trade rebounds in the medium term, it will likely see a rise in the proportion of trade, particularly in value terms, accounted for...
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Deutsche Post DHL, the leading global logistics provider, has deployed a Disaster Response Team (DRT) to Padang Airport in Indonesia at the invitation of the United Nations.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the leading global logistics provider, has decided to deploy a Disaster Response Team (DRT) to the Philippines at the invitation of the Philippine Government.
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Deutsche Post DHL together with its subsidiary DHL and The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) enhanced its services in the area of Disaster Management.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider, succeeded in cushioning the effects of the global economic crisis through its comprehensive cost-cutting program and stabilized earnings in the second quarter.
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In time for the beginning of the second half of the RC 44 Championship Tour in Malcesine at Lake Garda, Italy, DHL can provide first results based on its extensive climate protection program.
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DHL is once again offering the DHL Innovation Award which gives young logistics scientists the opportunity gain attention for their practical logistics solutions.
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Today in Berlin, Daimler AG, Deutsche Post DHL, the energy group OMV, the Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG public transportation company, and the Finnish oil company Neste Oil took part in a discussion-oriented event titled "Diesel from renewable sources - A step...
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DHL, the world's leading logistics company, today announced that its Global Customer Solutions (GCS) organization has received two awards from the Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA) at its 45th annual conference in Hollywood, Florida, U.S. - GCS...
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As a result of the global economic crisis, Deutsche Post DHL, the world's largest provider of logistics services, recorded a 12.9 percent drop in revenue to 11.5 billion euros in the first quarter of 2009.
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At Deutsche Post AG's Annual General Meeting at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt around 2,000 shareholders approved the resolutions proposed by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board by large majorities.
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Speaking in front of shareholders in Frankfurt, Frank Appel, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post DHL, offered a generally positive overview of 2008 in spite of the difficult market conditions.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world's largest logistics provider, saw volume declines increase across all products and divisions in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter of 2008.
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Deutsche Post DHL released its Sustainability Report 2009 just before this year's Annual General Meeting.
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Frank Appel, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post World Net, today unveiled his Strategy 2015 aimed at making the company fit for the future.
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Deutsche Post World Net, the world's leading provider of logistics services, reported full-year underlying EBIT, or earnings before interest and tax excluding non-recurring effects, of 2.41 billion euros, fully meeting its latest target. Including onetime writedowns...
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DHL, the global leader in express and logistics, has been recognized for its global environmental commitment by Climate Counts.
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Deutsche Post World Net is committing itself to creating equal educational opportunities and providing increased support to all children and young people in Germany. As the founding partner and largest sponsor of "Teach First Germany," the world's largest logistics...
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Deutsche Telekom AG's corporate customer division T-Systems has joined the DHL Innovation Initiative of Deutsche Post World Net, adding the fifth major global company to a unique research network aimed at designing innovative technical solutions.
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Deutsche Post World Net, the world's leading express and logistics service provider, has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
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Deutsche Post World Net, the world's largest express and logistics provider, today reported that it has met its 2008 profit target, thanks to strict cost management and cash conservation.
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For over nine months they discussed, organized, and made farreaching decisions. Now the winning team of the DHL Fast Forward business simulation, which triumphed over a field of more than 8,500 competitors from over 120 countries, has been determined.
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DHL Express, the world's leading international express delivery company, is announcing the introduction of the Boeing 767 Extended Range Freighter aircraft into its own air fleet, the first commercial flight having left Leipzig (LEJ) airport with destination...
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AeroLogic, the joint venture cargo airline of DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo, today officially started operations.
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AeroLogic, the joint venture cargo airline of DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo, today officially started operations.
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At the same time when DHL Express announced the opening of two new state-of-the-art gateways the company has won five awards at the 2009 Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA). The awards reconfirm the strength of the DHL brand, its service excellence and...
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Deutsche Post DHL today presented its SmartTruck pilot project in Berlin.
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The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post World Net today appointed Ken Allen to the Management Board of the world's largest logistics company and Chief Executive Officer of DHL Express, effective Feb. 26. Allen, 53, succeeds John Mullen, whose resignation today...
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DHL Express, the world's leading express services company, has inaugurated one of Latin America's most advanced logistics industry gateways, located at Mexico City's International Airport, together with a customer service call center.
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DHL Global Forwarding is securing additional capacity from commercial carriers to avoid capacity constraints between North Asia and Europe throughout the first quarter of 2010.
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DHL Global Forwarding is once again taking the lead by partnering with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its global e-freight campaign.
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DHL today unveiled its global strategy to bolster its service offerings and infrastructure for the EUR260 billion global Oil and Energy logistics industry.
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DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a multi-million pound five-year contract with News International to handle the delivery of four leading national newspapers from print plants to wholesalers across England and Wales.
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Oracle is now a global technology partner of the DHL Innovation Initiative. The company is using its technical expertise in processing logistics movement data to support the community of international companies who are working together.
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On July 1, 2009, DHL Supply Chain began to perform all logistics services for the J.W. Ostendorf (JWO) group of companies.
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DHL Supply Chain has launched a pan-European, in-bound logistics solution for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), resulting in considerable cost reduction and more responsive logistics planning.
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DHL Freight, the specialist for overland transportation in Europe within Deutsche Post DHL, has significantly expanded its service for temperature-sensitive goods, with Coldchain transport services now covering more than 30 European countries.
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DHL today opened its new DHL Eastern China Domestic Transportation Hub in Shanghai, as part of a US$25 million investment that strengthens DHL's expertise in the domestic road transportation and distribution market in China, and taps on the growth of the domestic...
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DHL Global Forwarding, global market leader in the air and sea freight sector, has just shipped the Mössbauer-Spectrometer MIMOS-2 to the Space Research Institute (IKI) in Russia.
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DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a contract worth £500m (approx. 580 million euro) across five years to manage the UK warehousing and distribution of all Iceland goods.
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DHL, the world's leading logistics service provider, today announced its new contract with HarperCollins, one of the world's foremost English-language publishers.
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DHL, the world's leading logistics company today announced an investment of over HK$100 million in Hong Kong.
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DHL Supply Chain has become the first business to receive the recently launched Jaguar and Land Rover (JLR) Quality Award for 'Best Business Process Quality Improvement Project'.
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Effective immediately, customers of DHL Freight, the overland transport business of Deutsche Post World Net, can take advantage of the newly established connection between DHL's high performance road transport services in Europe and the Middle East.
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Armed with the world’s largest mail distribution network, DHL Global Mail is now putting the power of its organization at the service of Spartoo.com, the European leader in online shoe sales.
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DHL Global Mail, the world’s leading provider of international postal solutions, has launched a new “Hybrid Print & Mail” service in cooperation with their sister company Williams Lea, which combines the advantages of electronic and physical transport of mail....
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Thomas Kipp will assume the role of the new CEO of DHL Global Mail with immediate effect.
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DHL Global Mail, the world’s leading provider of international postal solutions, has received a postal license to operate as an acknowledged postal operator in Russia, one of the largest mail markets worldwide. Next to giving customers in Russia access to the...
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DHL Global Mail, Deutsche Post DHL's one-stop shop for international mail services, delivers standard and priority mail on major international trade lanes faster than its main global competitors on most of the links tested and has significantly improved its...
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DHL Global Mail, Deutsche Post DHL's International Mail division, has announced that it has been granted the Postal Services Operator License from the Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to provide conveyance of private and confidential...
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Complete end-to-end solution crucial in contract winDHL, the world’s leading logistics service provider, today announced its new contract with HarperCollins, one of the world’s foremost Englishlanguage publishers.
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Dr. Diane Rinas, international direct mail specialist at DHL Global Mail, has won the 2009 “FEDMA & Holmen Paper Direct Marketer of the Year Award.” Announced on the second day of the “2009 Direct & Interactive Marketing Global Forum” in Madrid, the award recognizes...
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Deutsche Post DHL is the first mail provider in Germany to offer its business customers carbon-neutral mail, advertising and press products to foreign destinations.
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Deutsche Post DHL welcomes the announcement by the Dutch government to fully open up the Dutch mail market on 1 April 2009.
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DHL Global Mail, the mail solutions specialist of Deutsche Post World Net, has won a three-year contract with the National Institute for Prevention and Health Education (INPES) in France.
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Following the acquisition of Wegener’s 49% share in the Dutch mail company, Deutsche Post will own 100% of Selekt Mail Nederland. This move further strengthens the position of Deutsche Post in the Netherlands and creates new opportunities in this key European...
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Already a robust reporting tool, DHL Global Mail’s Customer Web Portal is expanding to better help businesses manage their mail programs. Customers have long accessed the portal for information about their domestic shipments, including tracking data, invoices...
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For almost two decades, DHL Global Mail has streamlined mail delivery for corporate customers, cutting their postage costs while providing fast transit times. Now the mail expediter is streamlining its processes even further.
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DHL Global Mail, the specialist in postal solutions, launches a new product to simplify European deliveries for French e-commerce operators: DHL Global Mail Parcel. With this new solution, companies exporting to individuals will actually be able to entrust all...
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Consumers in the U.K. represent a rapidly growing online retail market, and now American companies have a better way to reach them. DHL Global Mail has introduced Track U.K., a residential parcel service that offers fast transit times, tracking visibility and...
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Always seeking new ways to make customers' mailing more efficient, the company that pioneered expedited mail is introducing yet another innovation to the industry. DHL Global Mail, which provides unmatched solutions for high-volume mailers and parcel shippers,...
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