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Top 25 Freight Forwarders 2023: Bumps ahead for freight forwarders
September 5, 2023
The freight forwarding market continues to be negatively affected by the ripple effects of normalization in consumer behavior, as well as the global economic and manufacturing slowdown. Consequently, volumes handled by freight forwarders slowed down in the second half of 2022.
Deutsche Post DHL Group’s acquisition of J.F. Hillebrand Group is a done deal
March 23, 2022
Following an August 2021 announcement, in which it announced it inked an agreement to acquire Mainz, Germany-based global ocean freight forwarding services provider J.F. Hillebrand Group and its related subsidiaries for roughly $1.5 billion (EUR), global logistics services provider Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) said today the deal is now official.
DHL Global Forwarding rolls out new flight, with a focus on healthcare and life sciences
September 15, 2020
With a sharp focus on meeting demand from its shipper customers in the technology, manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare sectors, DHL Global Forwarding, an air and ocean subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, said this week it has introduced an air freight charter that connects Asia Pacific to Europe and the United States, which will be a bi-weekly offering.
Top 25 Freight Forwarders: Coping with the great unknowns
September 14, 2020
When discussing the current state of freight forwarding, industry analysts say we might as well table the merger and acquisition talk that dominated 2019. This year, it’s all about global resiliency as the pandemic continues to disrupt—and sometimes destroy—the most carefully laid plans.
DHL Global Forwarding rolls out U.S. LCL Expedited Service upgrades
July 17, 2020
Company officials said that these service upgrades are part of an effort to meet the growing customer needs for transporting critical shipments during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, through the usage of what it called a faster LCL service by leveraging expedited trucking, coupled with faster sailings on some trade lanes that will subsequently offer up faster shipper customer transit times. For example, the company said that this offering has enabled it to send urgent medical shipments from China to the...
DHL Global Forwarding makes major updates to Chicago facility at O’Hare Airport
June 27, 2019
In a move geared towards expanding its new services and technologies to support high-growth sectors like life sciences healthcare logistics, express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week that its DHL Global Forwarding group is taking several steps in that direction through some significant changes it has made at its 434,000 square-foot O’Hare airport facility in Chicago.
DHL’s Global Trade Barometer shows gains
March 28, 2018
Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week that the most recent edition of its quarterly Global Trade Barometer continues to trend in the right direction, with various indicators pointing to a strong global trade outlook. Launched in January, the Global Trade Barometer, according to DHL, is an early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade, adding that it is the result of a partnership between DHL and Accenture, whom provides data modeling...
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