Business, Technology, TCA

Amazon, DHL Among Founding Members of New Electric Vehicle Coalition

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sits during an event in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 15. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sits during an event in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 15. His company is one of the founding members of a new electric vehicle coalition. (Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg News)

Amazon and DHL are initial members of a new industry group set up to help companies electrify their vehicle fleets and support policies that enable electrification.

Benjamin Romano | The Seattle Times
January 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

DHL Opens Chicago Innovation Center

DHL worker at Chicago Innovation Center Using Google Glass, a DHL worker remotely operates a Crown Rider Double Pallet Jack at the new Innovation Center in Chicago. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

CHICAGO — Chicago’s long history as a transportation and logistics hub is one of the reasons DHL North America selected the city for its third Innovation Center worldwide. The Americas Innovation Center, which opened Sept. 12, showcases technologies that already have provided significant productivity increases.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

DHL Sees Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals as Key to Growth

DHL DHL's Chicago warehouse. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

DHL Global Forwarding USA is rapidly moving to increase the amount of medical, life sciences and pharmaceutical freight — especially temperature-controlled items — it is forwarding around the world.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 10, 2019
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

DHL cargo planes Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

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.

July 20, 2018

DHL Express Expands New York City Operations

DHL Express facility Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

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.

April 18, 2018
Government, Business

Global Trade on the Upswing, DHL Barometer Says

Port LA Port of Los Angeles by Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

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.

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.

March 23, 2018

DHL Expands on US-Mexico Border

DHL Global Forwarding Deutsche Post DHL Group

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.

February 6, 2018