Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

DHL Express Launches New Fleet of Electric Delivery Vans in San Francisco

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DHL Express is rolling out a new fleet of 63 electric delivery vans in the United States as part of the German company’s goal to reduce logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050.

February 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Announces Medical Express Service Between US, Brazil

DHL Express has launched its medical express service between Brazil and the United States. The route will serve several major cities in Brazil and deliver temperature-sensitive biological products and new patient-specific treatments to most U.S. destinations in 24 to 48 hours, according to a Jan. 30 press release.

February 1, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics

DHL Express Buys 14 Boeing Freight Planes

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DHL Express ordered 14 Boeing 777 Freighters with options and purchase rights for another seven aircraft. The first four of the planes will be delivered by year-end 2019.

Transport Topics
July 20, 2018

DHL Express Expands New York City Operations

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DHL Express U.S. has invested more than $13 million in two facilities in New York City to support international trade growth and the rise of international e-commerce, the company announced.

Transport Topics
April 18, 2018
Government, Business

Global Trade on the Upswing, DHL Barometer Says

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Prospects for international trade growth look positive for the next three months, according to the DHL Global Trade Barometer, an index designed to present the current state of global trade and provide insight on movement in the near term.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2018
Business, Logistics

DHL Launches Same-Day Delivery for E-commerce Merchants

Models of cargo planes sit on display at the Central Asia Hub of DHL Worldwide Express, a unit of Deutsche Poste, in Hong Kong, China. (Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg News)

DHL eCommerce launched a same-day and next-day delivery service for online retailers that is targeted to compete with Amazon, FedEx Corp., UPS Inc., and the U.S. Postal Service.

Transport Topics
March 23, 2018

DHL Expands on US-Mexico Border

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DHL Global Forwarding expanded its offices along the U.S. and Mexican border, investing in staff and operations in San Diego, Nogales and Tucson, Ariz., and El Paso, Laredo, and McAllen, Texas.

Transport Topics
February 6, 2018

Deutsche Post DHL Group Launches Global Trade Barometer

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Logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group launched the Global Trade Barometer, an index designed to present the current state of global trade and provide insight on movement in the next months.

Transport Topics
January 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

XPO, DHL Back Tesla Semi

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Logistics firms are joining trucking companies in checking out the potential for the Tesla Semi, with at least two testing prototypes of the electric truck.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2018

Plot to Extort DHL Has Germans on Edge During Holiday Season

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A murky plot to extort money from delivery giant DHL Express has many Germans on edge during the busy holiday shipping season.

Kirsten Grieshaber | AP
December 5, 2017