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 Supply Chain New Software Platform Accelerates Implementation Of Warehouse Robotics

DHL Supply Chain warehouse operation

DHL Supply Chain launched a new “plug & play” robotics platform in collaboration with Microsoft and artificial intelligence (AI) driven digital fulfillment provider Blue Yonder. The robotics platform should significantly reduce integration time and programming efforts to onboard new automation devices into warehouse facilities while giving DHL customers more flexibility in selecting suitable robotics systems […]

DHL Global Forwarding Expands Train Service Between Europe and China

DHL Global Forwarding Train Service

In response to heavy customer demand, DHL Global Forwarding, the freight forwarding specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, introduced two new block train connections from Germany to China at the end of May. A new connection serving from the KTL terminal on the BASF site in Ludwigshafen travels via Poland, Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan to […]

USPS International Shipments Take Forever Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Air Cargo

The U.S. Postal Service is struggling with international shipments and online merchants need to consider the situation and make appropriate adjustments to their selling strategy. Over the last two weeks I have seen an alarming uptick on Facebook online seller and merchant groups complaints about stuck shipments and no USPS tracking updates for weeks. Sometimes, […]

DHL Global Forwarding Launches myDHLi One-Stop Customer Portal For Digital Logistics

DHL myDHLi

DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group’s air and ocean freight specialist, has launched myDHLi, a fully integrated online platform for freight forwarding customers. myDHLi’s highly intuitive user interface makes it easy to use and ensures that customers have all relevant information at hand. Reflecting already well established social media functions like follow and share, relevant information can be […]

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 Supply Chain to Add More Robots in North American Fulfillment Warehouses

DHL Supply Chain Locus Robotics

DHL Supply Chain and Locus Robotics, a technology provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for fulfillment warehouses, are expanding their partnership that includes ten new nationwide deployments of the Locus AMR solution in 2020. “The agreement with Locus Robotics further enables us to bring productivity-enhancing technology to our customers quickly, so they are well-positioned to […]

How Shelter In Place Orders Impact Online Businesses and Marketplace Sellers

Empty New York Subway Car

Yesterday, the Governor of California ordered a Shelter in Place Order for the entire state, impacting about 40 million residents and the 5th largest economy in the world. Previously, only the greater San Francisco metro area with about 7 million people was the largest Shelter in Place Order given to date in the U.S. Today, […]

U.S. Postal Service Provides Update on Shipments to Italy

Poste Italiane resumes mail delivery

The U.S. Postal Service provided an update today regarding shipments destined to Italy. Last week, USPS informed shippers that Poste Italiane, Italy’s postal service, suspended deliveries of packages and mail in Northern Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak in that region. UPS and FedEx also warned customers it had stopped operations in parts of Northern […]