DHL Express orders 8 more Boeing B777Fs, to be delivered by 2022

WORLD – DHL Express has placed an order for an additional eight new B777 freighters, an in investment that marks a further step in DHL Express’ expansion of its intercontinental air network to meet customer demand in fast growing international express shipping markets.  First deliveries are scheduled for 2022. “Although the current health crisis has pushed pause on several areas of life, global trade did not stand still,” said John Pearson, CEO at DHL Express. “Fuelled by globalisation, digitalisation and the unprecedented demand of our customers during the recent peak…

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DHL Express acquires stake in Link Commerce to grow e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa

AFRICA – DHL, a company that offers shipping, tracking and courier delivery services, has acquired a stake in their strategic partner company, Link Commerce, in support of growing e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa and other global emerging e-commerce markets.  Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa, said that the acquisition demonstrates the company’s commitment to growing e-commerce on the continent.   “Acquiring a stake in Link Commerce – the company behind the MallforAfrica.com platform – shows our tremendous support of e-commerce in Africa. It also positions us to realize our ambitions of growing the eShop offering globally, and work on the scalability of the…

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DHL Express debuts new mobile app to enhance customer experience

AFRICA – DHL Express has the launched a mobile app that will allow its customers in eight African countries in the Sub Saharan Africa to track and coordinate the delivery of their shipments.  “The app is an exciting new addition to our service offering in Sub Saharan Africa and has been launched in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Tanzania and Uganda.” “It will be rolled out in a further 40 countries across the region by the end of 2020.” announced Hennie Heymans, Chief Executive of DHL Express Sub…

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