DHL Supply Chain

Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Moving Manatees, Elephants and Pandas Requires Careful Planning, Preparation

Bei Bei Bei Bei by FedEx

DHL Express, FedEx and other companies specialize in arranging transportation for large animals, including manatees, pandas and elephants.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
January 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Global Shipment Giant DHL Says Worst Is Over for Trade, Brexit

DHL vehicles Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The worst may be over for global trade as tensions over Brexit and the U.S.-China relationship show signs of easing, according to John Pearson of DHL Express.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

DHL Express Announces 2020 Rates

DHL truck Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

DHL Express is the latest company to announce it is raising rates effective Jan. 1.

September 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Supply Chain Expands Network for Distribution of Health Care Products

DHL supply chain DHL

DHL Supply Chain will spend $150 million to expand its network for distributing pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

June 14, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Holiday Business Booming for DHL at Houston Hub

DHL and UPS Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

DHL, which specializes in international shipments, anticipates that it will make 156,000 delivery stops every day during December, a 56% increase over a typical month. With a distribution hub at each of Houston’s two major airports, it expects to handle 17% more package deliveries than last year.

Paul Takahashi | Houston Chronicle
December 18, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Turns to Robots to Equip US Warehouses for E-Commerce

DHL Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Worldwide delivery service DHL is deploying artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and product-picking robots at its warehouses in North America to help handle the surge in e-commerce demand.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Opens Another Bay Area Facility

DHL neon sign Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

DHL has opened a $12 million, 39,000-square-foot service center facility in Sunnyvale, Calif., a move the company said it made to serve shipping needs of the region’s startups and global technology companies.

November 14, 2018
Business, Logistics

DHL Global Forwarding Launches Customs Connection

Neon DHL sign at night Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

DHL Global Forwarding announced Sept. 18 it is launching Customs Connection, a one-stop shop for all customs processes, according to the company.

September 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

Shippers Score With Safe Delivery of MLB Umpires' Gear

Umpire behind the plate at Nationals Park Umpire David Rackley is perched behind home plate as Washington's Wilmer Difo takes a cut at a pitch during a recent game against Philadelphia at Nationals Park. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

Two companies, DHL Same Day of Sterling, Va., and Crane Cartage Freight Services of Houston, are responsible for making sure that Major League Baseball umpires’ equipment trunks are delivered to the next ballpark, no matter when the last game ended, and when the next one starts.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

DHL to Open Americas Innovation Center, Relocates Florida Facility

Mike Parra at DHL America's Innovation Center groundbreaking Mike Parra, DHL Express CEO for the Americas, speaks at DHL's groundbreaking ceremony for its Americas Innovation Center on May 30 in Rosemont, Ill. (Peter Wynn Thompson/AP Images for DHL)

International logistics giant DHL has been active in the United States this spring, laying the foundation for a major marketing and education center and growing a service facility in Florida.

June 1, 2018