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Press Archive 2010

Take a look at our press releases archive of DHL news stories from 2010.
Please note that press release dates are shown in mm/dd/yyyy format.
From Stornoway in Northern Scotland to Jersey in the Channel Islands, cinemas the length and breadth of the country will be packed with Harry Potter fans this Friday as the first installment of the film franchise finale, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:...
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The company outperformed the overall Top 50 e-mail average of 74% by nearly 20 %.
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DHL Express UK, the market leader in same day and international logistics, is providing £25,000 worth of support for Film Education’s National Schools Film Week.
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DHL Express appointed by Procurement Scotland to deliver cost savings and efficiency improvements
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The price increase will be 3% for Time Definite products and 5% for Day Definite products.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, and premium department store group, House of Fraser, this week delivered a mentoring session for the 2010 Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden finalists, who were chosen by John Galliano.
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DHL will resume most of its close to 100 regular intra-European express flights today and run regular night operations at its Leipzig Hub in Germany and main UK hub at East Midlands Airport, following the re-opening of most European air space.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, today completes the sale of its UK domestic parcel business to Home Delivery Network (HDN), as announced on 5 January 2010.
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Home Delivery Network is to operate the acquired business under DHL Domestic brand in the short term. DHL Express UK will fully concentrate on its Time Definite International business, whilst Home Delivery Network will create a leading domestic parcel delivery...
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DHL Supply Chain has won a new contract with Sika Limited, manufacturer of speciality chemicals for construction and industry, to carry out warehouse and inventory management at the company’s UK distribution centre.
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The comprehensive spending review will reveal the scale of cuts needed to help redress the UK’s deficit, but slash and burn alone will not deliver lasting benefits and protect services. Roger West, former Procurement Director of the UK’s NHS Supply Chain (NHSSC)...
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Local authorities could realise significant environmental benefits, as well as hundreds of millions of pounds of annual savings, by taking a more radical approach to collaboration and partnership, according to DHL, the world’s leading logistics group.
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DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a contract with FitFlop Footwear, the well-being footwear provider, to support its direct entry into the e-commerce market.
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DHL Supply Chain has formally opened its new learning centre at Magna Park in Lutterworth, offering the 200 strong DHL workforce the opportunity to gain new skills and recognised qualifications without leaving the site.
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Staff from the DHL Supply Chain warehousing and distribution site at Whitwood joined leading organisations from the international world of health and safety recently to celebrate winning a British Safety Council International Safety Award.
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The DHL UK Foundation has been presented with The Corporate Foundation Award in the first ever Business Charity Awards. The Foundation was recognised for its series of volunteering programmes that aim to help disadvantaged children and young people achieve their...
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The father of a former KGH patient has raised more than £1,000 for the hospital’s Fetal Health Unit by undertaking a 15,000 ft parachute jump. A further £600 was added by the DHL UK Foundation, as an expression of support of this amazing fundraising effort....
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In partnership with manufacturer Volvo Trucks, DHL Supply Chain will trial the world’s first 18-tonne hybrid distribution truck that could achieve up to 15 per cent in fuel savings. Powered by an electric motor and a diesel engine, which can be used separately...
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DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a contract worth £17 million over five years to implement a national supply chain solution for British Gas, focused on optimising the financial and environmental efficiency of its UK smart meter roll-out.
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A report published reveals that retailers see diversifying into multi-channel sales operations such as e-commerce and m-commerce as critical to the sector’s future. The report, from independent think tank FreshMinds, ‘Multi-Channel Matters: A route to next generation...
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics group, has today launched a procurement outsourcing service designed to help public and private sector organisations around the world achieve substantial cost-savings through transformational sourcing of products and services....
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Lynn Grady, General Manager of DHL’s Consumer Sector’s Co-Pack operations discusses emerging trends in multi-packaging and ways to optimise sales by using co-packing techniques.
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Honda (UK) has awarded Inside Track a new contract to manage its corporate fleet demonstrator programme. Inside Track is part of DHL Supply Chain, the leading provider of supply chain solutions to the UK automotive industry.
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DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer Sector has helped leading fashion hair care company TIGI collate and pack three new gift box designs for its Christmas 2010 campaign.
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Following a competitive eight way pitch, DHL Supply Chain has won a multi-million pound contract to manage B&Q’s newly-built Distribution Centre in Swindon and its Regional Consolidation Centre in Preston Brook. The new contract also safeguards the company’s...
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Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announces its first major move into rail distribution following a successful trial earlier this year. Over 300,000 general merchandise (clothing and home) products a week will move from road to rail distribution which will cut 750,000...
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DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader in logistics, has teamed up with Dyslexia Action to provide its Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) trainers with training on how to identify and cater for students with dyslexia.
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Results have been published for six Advanced IT Diploma, sixth form students from Heanor Gate Science College in Heanor and Mill Hill School in Ripley, Derbyshire. The students who have all achieved outstanding results had the opportunity to experience first...
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NHS Supply Chain announces today that it has calculated that it has saved trusts across England and Wales more than £200 million through its operation of the national procurement and supply chain contract. These savings have been achieved by delivering both...
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, and premium department store group, House of Fraser, this week delivered a mentoring session for the 2010 Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden finalists, who were chosen by John Galliano.
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A professionally co-ordinated approach to buying food for schools in England could save more than £100million pounds a year at a time of Government belt-tightening, as well as open up brand new markets for local producers. DHL - which has managed to cut more...
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NHS Supply Chain has introduced an innovative disposable tourniquet called Tournistrip to combat the risk of healthcare acquired infections (HCAIs).
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April 28 marks the start of DHL’s new advertising concept which will launch in 21 countries and in 16 languages with more than 1,500 ads in over 250 publications worldwide. Driven by the company’s goal of ‘Becoming the logistics company for the world’, the global...
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NHS Supply Chain hosts the first national digital mammography road show on 27 April that will bring together NHS trusts and suppliers to help improve the procurement and implementation of the Government’s Digital Mammography Programme.
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DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a four-year contract worth over £40M by Network Rail to provide a road transport planning centre. This facility will manage the day to day road haulage requirements for materials and supplies that are not suited for movement...
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DHL Global Forwarding and British Airways World Cargo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Strategic Air Cargo Security Partnership, a DHL Global Forwarding initiative. As one of DHL’s preferred air carriers, British Airways World Cargo joins this...
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New research reveals a third of retailers are concerned by young people’s poor skills and experience. Tesco, SPAR, House of Fraser and DHL Supply Chain pledge to support students through Diploma in Retail Business work experience.
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DHL Supply Chain extends relationship with BP for a further four years
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A pioneering new Teardrop trailer design has been unveiled by DHL Supply Chain and is now in operation between the Netherlands and Germany. The new trailer is expected to save up to 10% fuel due to its innovative design and compliance with European legislation....
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Eco-conscious companies can now choose a new method of shipping and mailing that supports their environmental protection goals.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading postal and logistics group, has today for the first time in its company history agreed upon a revolving syndicated credit facility with a consortium of German and international banks.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the leading mail and logistics service provider, will finish 2010 having sent around a billion Go Green shipments of letters, parcels and express deliveries. That is about a third more than last year.
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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading post and logistics service provider, renewed on Tuesday their successful partnership, started in 2005, for another three years.
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The world’s leading mail and logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL, is initiating its own climate protection project.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, intends to significantly increase its earnings in the coming years and become the industry’s trendsetter in profitability as well.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has become the Official Logistics Partner to the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, one of the world’s most prestigious sailing events in the world.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the leading logistics service provider and the international, not-for-profit network, Teach For All, will work together on a global basis. The aim of this global partnership is to improve educational equality and the quality of education throughout...
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The 2010 Formula One World ChampionshipTM was decided at the very last Grand Prix of the season with a dominant race of Sebastian Vettel, who is now the sports youngest World Champion ever.
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Despite a slight decline in the MAIL division, also resulting from a regulatory change in value-added tax that took effect in July, consolidated revenue rose 13.9 percent to EUR 12.8 billion driven by strong growth generated by all three DHL divisions.
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The pursuit of sustainability will transform the logistics industry, both in terms of its business model as well as the range of advanced solutions and technologies that will be used by logistics service providers.
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The world’s leading logistics services provider Deutsche Post DHL has been listed again in the leading capital market indices: Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index and FTSE4 Good Global Index.
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Nepal will be the latest beneficiary of the disaster preparedness program launched last year by Deutsche Post DHL and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The so-called “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” program (GARD) aims to prepare airports and staff...
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In the wake of a continuing difficult situation caused by nationwide flooding, Pakistan is still dependent on international assistance and efficient logistics support at the airport in Islamabad.
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DHL, the world's leading logistics company, has returned to the runways in New York City for the eighth consecutive season as the official logistics provider for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
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The DRT will provide its services pro bono in close cooperation with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA).
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In view of the consequences of the devastating wildfires in Russia, local DHL employees provided their active support in delivering essential goods such as clothes, food, household items and stationery to the affected people.
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DHL Disaster Response Team will assist to handle incoming relief goods at Islamabad airport
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, generated double-digit revenue growth in the second quarter of this fiscal year, strongly accelerating the growth rate compared to the first quarter.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, and The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific (TLI – Asia Pacific) of the National University of Singapore (NUS), today announced the establishment of the S$3 million Sustainable Supply Chain Centre of Asia Pacific (SSCCAP)....
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Innovative ideas, sustainable and efficient logistics concepts are the key topics of the DHL Innovation Award. This is already the third year in which the world's leading logistics company recognizes outstanding and forward-looking logistics solutions under...
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, clinched five prestigious awards at the Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) 2010 which took place last night in Shanghai, China.
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Only a few days after Pacaya, one of Guatemala's most active volcanoes, started erupting, also Tropical Storm "Agatha" hit the region, causing severe floods and landslides. The storm killed more than 100 people and left over tens of thousands losing their homes...
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The next time you call the IT helpdesk of your laptop company to troubleshoot your computer, the engineer on the other end of the line could well be a DHL employee.
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The DHL Innovation Center, which is visited by some 10,000 people each year, was integrated into the newly established DHL Solutions & Innovations unit, which bundles all innovation-related activities within DHL.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has expanded its air network with an Aerologic route linking the UAE to Asia and Europe.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has relaunched its global web presence www.dhl.com along with 140 DHL country sites.
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The world’s leading postal and logistics group, Deutsche Post DHL, concluded the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 with an increase in revenues and a strong rise in earnings.
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DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, will present innovations in the areas of sustainability and green solutions at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
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With global trade volume rising, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, Deutsche Post DHL, expects to generate higher revenues and increase its consolidated net profit this year.
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April 28 marks the start of DHL's new advertising concept which will launch in 21 countries and in 16 languages with more than 1,500 ads in over 250 publications worldwide.
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In a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Frank Appel, chief executive of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s largest mail and logistics company, said he is optimistic about initial signs of world economic recovery.
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DHL, the world’s leading express delivery and logistics company, today announced it has partnered with The One Laptop per Child foundation (OLPC) to deliver over two thousand laptops to Haiti for use by displaced students and schools that have been hardest-hit...
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DHL Disaster Response Team prepares special bags with food and water supplies
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The world's leading mail and logistics group, Deutsche Post DHL, generated underlying EBIT of 1.47 billion Euro in the full year 2009, exceeding its November forecast of at least 1.35 billion Euro.
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Five days after one of the strongest earthquakes in the last 50 years in Chile’s history, DHL Chile announced that it began basic operational service and delivery in nine of the country’s thirteen national regions on March 2.
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The European Commission has issued a Statement of Objections to several freight forwarding companies.
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Deutsche Post DHL and Volvo Trucks have signed a frame agreement to supply 1,800 new trucks.
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Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading mail and logistics services group, has sent in the first logistics team for on-the-ground logistics support to the international relief effort in Haiti.
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