DHL Conducting A Demonstration ‘Perfect Flight’ From Europe To USA

DHL Cargo Airbus A330-200F

Today, DHL Express is conducting a ground-breaking demonstration flight between Europe and the U.S. On this flight from the DHL hub in Leipzig, Germany to JFK International Airport in New York City, the Airbus A330-200F is scheduled to consume a considerably lower amount of fuel and generate reduced CO2 emissions. This has been made possible […]

DHL Express Adds e-Cargo Cycles For Deliveries in Miami

DHL Express E-Bike

DHL Express is partnering with REEF Technology to pilot the use of four new low-power electric-assist e-Cargo Cycles for deliveries across Miami. The three-wheeled cycles are equipped with accompanying cargo container and are capable of pulling up to 400 pounds or 60 cubic feet in volume. The two companies are bringing the environmentally friendly e-Cargo Cycles […]

DHL Express is Adding Six New Boeing 777F-200 Aircraft This Year

DHL Boeing 777F-200 Freighters

DHL Express is receiving six new Boeing 777F-200 cargo aircraft this year. The first of these planes to come in 2020 landed last Thursday at its future base of operations, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). In 2018 DHL ordered 14 new Boeing 777F, with four delivered in 2019, six to come this year, and […]

DHL Hosts Supermodel’s Sustainable Catwalk at the JFK International Airport

Fashion show producer and supermodel Jessica Minh Anh will make history with the first ever catwalk centered on the globally sustainable supply chain. Powered by DHL Express U.S., J Winter Fashion Show 2020 will premiere the most exquisite fashion collections, while highlighting the modern up-cycling and delivery process in a creative and sustainable way. Part […]

DHL Express Invests €123M in State-of-the-Art Logistics Center

DHL Express has officially opened its new, environmentally friendly logistics center at the Cologne-Bonn Airport. The new 15,000-square-meter hub features cutting edge sorting technology and an innovative system to heat and cool the warehouse (12,000 m²) and offices (3,000 m²). In cooperation with Cologne-Bonn Airport, DHL Express is using a huge ice-energy-storage solution with over […]

DHL Express Rates Will Go Up an Average of 5.9% for 2020

DHL Boeing 777

DHL Express announced a 5.9% general average shipment price increase for U.S. account holders that will take effect on January 1, 2020. Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics such as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures. The company said these measures are […]

DHL Express Launches Its First Urban Drone Delivery Service

DHL Express and intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China. The launch ceremony was held at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou, with the […]

DHL Report: Despite Challenges Globalization Hits New Record Highs

DHL released its fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) – a detailed analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of trade, capital, information and people. The new GCI report represents the first comprehensive assessment of developments in globalization across 169 countries and territories since the Brexit referendum in the United Kingdom and […]

DHL Expands Green Fleet in US with New Electric Delivery Vans

DHL is staying true to its mission of reducing emissions as it prepares to roll out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve US markets. These new vehicles add to the company’s already robust alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet, which includes fully electric, hybrid-electric, compressed natural gas (CNG) and clean diesel. DHL […]

DHL Express Building New Hub at Copenhagen Airport

DHL Express will make its largest ever investment in Denmark and the Nordic countries with a new hub at Copenhagen Airport. The hub will significantly improve the speed and quality of DHL Express’ activities in the region. With new state-of-the-art automated systems, DHL will be able to handle nearly 37,000 packages per hour, 24 hours […]