DHL Supply Chain

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
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50

Heavy Hitters Face Off in Online Tire Market

Tires (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

This spring, a struggle for market share in online tire retailing turned into a battle for dominance as giants Goodyear and Bridgestone paired off against Amazon and Sears.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 25, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Airfreight Prices From Europe Skyrocket in December

Atlas airplane Atlas airplane used by DHL Global Forwarding for around-the-world flights to meet increased demand for air cargo. Matteo LambertsMatteo Lamberts

Airfreight rates between Europe and the United States surged in the final two months of 2017, hitting unprecedented levels in advance of the traditional volume spike from Asia that precedes the Chinese New Year in mid-February.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 3, 2018
Business, Logistics

DHL, Campbell Soup Generate New Jobs in North Carolina

Campbell Soup Robert Caplin/Bloomberg News

DHL Supply Chain and Campbell Soup Co. will deliver a gift to warehouse workers in North Carolina: 140 new jobs.

January 2, 2018
Business, Logistics

Hershey Taps XPO to Serve Pennsylvania Distribution Center

XPO Truck XPO Logistics

Hershey Co. will change third-party logistics providers at its distribution center in Derry Township, Pa., ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain and switching to XPO Logistics Inc.

November 13, 2017