Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, TCA

Volvo to Supply 44 Electric Trucks to DHL

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FRANKFURT, Germany — Swedish carmaker Volvo has signed a deal to supply 44 new electric trucks to German delivery firm Deutsche Post DHL to support its zero-emission targets, both companies announced May 12.

DPA | Hamburg, Germany
May 12, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Volvo Autonomous Solutions, DHL to Partner on Hub-to-Hub Transport

Volvo DHL truck Volvo

Volvo Autonomous Solutions announced it will offer a new hub-to-hub autonomous transport solution in North America, designed to serve shippers, carriers, logistics service providers and freight brokers.

May 9, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

COVID Fundamentally Changed Cold Chain Companies

DHL transporting COVID vaccines Workers load a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines for transport. (DHL)

The coronavirus vaccine rollout required rapid adjustment by cold chain companies that continues to influence technologies and operations more than a year later.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Europe’s Biggest Logistics Firms Halt Deliveries Into Russia

DHL DHL Express air hub at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, outside Paris. (Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Europe’s biggest logistics firms halted shipments to Russia, further isolating the country’s businesses and consumers after its military invaded Ukraine.

William Wilkes | Bloomberg News
March 2, 2022
Business, Logistics

DHL Express Upgrades Americas Hub at Miami International Airport

DHL Express hub at Miami International Airport DHL Express hub at Miamia International Airport (PR Newswire)

DHL Express’ expansion of its hub facility at Miami International Airport doubles warehouse space and sorting capacity with twice the load positions for conveyable packages.

November 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Deutsche Post to Buy Logistics Firm Hillebrand for $1.8 Billion

DHL A forklift truck moves pallets stacked with wine inside a JF Hillebrand Group AG wine storage and transit logistics warehouse in Blanquefort, France. (Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg News)

Deutsche Post AG has agreed to acquire German logistics company Hillebrand for about 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion).

August 17, 2021
Business, Logistics

Delivering a Cure

St Onge Newsmakers

President Life Sciences and Healthcare for DHL, Larry St Onge, joins TT's Dan Ronan for a conversation about managing the shipments of the Pfizer vaccine, and what care is being taken to ensure safe delivery. Watch now!

December 22, 2020
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 | Senior Reporter
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 | Senior Reporter
July 10, 2019