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Ocean freight rates stable as container shipping embarks on slow recovery
Shipping lines have maintained high freight rates by controlling capacity as demand recovers with countries reopening.
Beyond skills: The lifelong benefits of purposeful mentorship
Youth mentoring programs not only impart essential skills to prepare them for the real world, but also give them an invaluable sense of purpose.
Electric motorcycles powered up for deliveries in Thailand
In line with the government's push for electric vehicle adoption, DHL Express Thailand recently introduced 50 electric motorcycles to its fleet.
Hokkaido scallop exports get a boost after pandemic-driven drop
New chartered flights by DHL Global Forwarding will ship Hokkaido’s scallops to Hong Kong from New Chitose Airport on a thrice-weekly basis.
Changing lives in Ghana, one cleft lip repair surgery at a time
Operation Smile is working with DHL Global Forwarding Ghana to provide better access to safe surgical care, for those with cleft lip and cleft palate.
Africa’s e-commerce scene opens new markets for global online retailers
DHL Africa eShop has expanded to serve 34 African countries in a bid to fulfill the continent’s growing demand for international consumer brands.
Batam’s technology and manufacturing strategy could draw $60b of investments
Tech manufacturing companies are being drawn to Batam, the largest city in the province of Riau Island, Indonesia, for its potential as an export hub.
The Ugandan women uplifting local communities through entrepreneurship
Two female entrepreneurs are giving back to Uganda’s vulnerable communities by addressing issues such as youth employability and female empowerment.
Global supply chains rethink reliance on China, but what are the alternatives?
The Covid-19 pandemic is shaking up global supply chains, but one country will remain a force.
Sitting at the crossroads between Asia, Europe and Africa, Dubai has come to the fore as a humanitarian logistics hub during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the Covid-19 pandemic, Dubai steps up as world’s humanitarian logistics hub
Sitting at the crossroads between Asia, Europe and Africa, Dubai has come to the fore as a humanitarian logistics hub during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the Covid-19 pandemic, Dubai steps up as world’s humanitarian logistics hub
Sitting at the crossroads between Asia, Europe and Africa, Dubai has come to the fore as a humanitarian logistics hub during the Covid-19 pandemic.
6 ways supply chains can prepare for the 2020 tropical storm season
With the tropical storm season fast approaching, companies need to minimize the potential disruptions to their supply chains.
DHL Disaster Response: The inside track of how humanitarian logistics happens
Two DHL employees recount their experiences volunteering to provide relief aid, as part of DHL's Disaster Response Team in the Americas.
A ‘new normal’ for container shipping and ocean freight rates
The container shipping market grapples with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic and a looming global recession.
5 customs tips for cosmetics and personal care products
Confused about complex and changing national customs requirements? Here are 5 tips for importers and exporters of cosmetics and personal care products.
In the Covid-19 pandemic, Dubai steps up as world’s humanitarian logistics hub
Sitting at the crossroads between Asia, Europe and Africa, Dubai has come to the fore as a humanitarian logistics hub during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Next-gen wireless: Why LPWAN is essential to the future of IoT in logistics
Amid the 5G hype, Low Power Wide Area Network technologies have quietly forged ahead as a low-cost alternative in the future of Internet of Things.
Uncertainty weighs on U.S.-China trade war due to Covid-19 spillover effects
United States President Donald Trump is back to threatening new tariffs on China, jeopardizing a hard-won trade deal.
Freight capacity demand spurs China-Europe rail boom
China-Europe rail freight is experiencing a resurgence as shippers search for alternatives amid a cargo capacity crunch.
Global connectedness strengthens us — we need more of it, not less
John Pearson, CEO, DHL Express, shares how global connectedness makes the world stable and less vulnerable in the current crisis.
5 new e-commerce trends emerging amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Covid-19 is affecting shopping habits everywhere, but what does that mean for the future of e-commerce businesses?
Delivering disaster aid in Africa and the Middle East
DHL's disaster response volunteers tell of their experiences delivering aid to communities struck by natural disasters in the Middle East and Africa.
Timeline: How Australia’s beef with China is edging toward a trade war
Australia and China are on the brink of a trade war. But when exactly did the tensions begin, and why?
The digital revolution of freight forwarding: Not a matter of if, but when
In the era of digitalization, freight forwarders need to keep pace with the latest technologies that elevate the customer experience.
UbuntuConnect: A dedicated 100-ton weekly air freight conduit of PPE from China
Both Africa and the Middle East are facing the twin threats of potential mass Covid-19 outbreaks, but the timely launch of UbuntuConnect will help.
In the era of digitalization, freight forwarders need to keep pace with the latest technologies that elevate the customer experience.
The digital revolution of freight forwarding: Not a matter of if, but when
In the era of digitalization, freight forwarders need to keep pace with the latest technologies that elevate the customer experience.
The digital revolution of freight forwarding: Not a matter of if, but when
In the era of digitalization, freight forwarders need to keep pace with the latest technologies that elevate the customer experience.
Problems mount on the ground as air freight braces for turbulence
With a global recession looming, the air freight industry has to cope with a more pressing problem: the severe cargo capacity crunch during this pandemic.
Low sulfur surcharges spark debate as container lines look to limit losses
IMO 2020 fuel surcharges are back in the spotlight as container lines shore up spot freight rates to minimize financial losses caused by the pandemic.
The fight against counterfeit medical supplies in the face of a pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rise in counterfeit medical supplies and personal protective equipment being transported in the supply chain.
Australia’s new air freight network to boost agriculture and fishery exports
Australia’s new air freight network will help exporters re-establish global supply chains for its agricultural products, as well as import much needed PPE
5 Asia-Pacific countries charging ahead with electric vehicles
With these leaders driving change, bold moves are paving the way for cleaner, more accessible transport.
Covid-19: What companies can do to mitigate supply chain disruptions
In dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak, many countries have resorted to restrictions that could potentially upend companies’ supply chains.
This homegrown Thai eyewear brand is eyeing success in Hollywood
Thai artisan eyewear company Jida Watt, which is run by its founder and chief designer Jidapa Watsotok, is fast leaving its mark on the fashion scene.
Why mentoring youth can aid economic growth
Mentorship and career guidance for young people in developing countries often bring positive long-term impact to national economies.
From courier to CEO: Egidio Monteiro’s rise to the top
Starting his logistics journey as a courier proved an important learning experience for Egidio Monteiro, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Southern Africa.
How a Latvian e-commerce marketplace is bridging China with the world
Launched in 2016, Latvia-based digital shopping app Joom is now one of the world’s fastest-growing online platforms.
Oil price volatility nudges Kuwait to accelerate economic diversification
Kuwait’s plan to reduce dependence on oil revenues is now a priority as oil price volatility takes a toll on its economy.
He pioneered DHL’s disaster response program 20 years ago. Here’s his story
Humanitarian logistics veteran Chris Weeks started DHL’s disaster response program and has led disaster deployments around the world for the past 20 years.
What an AU-EU free trade agreement will mean for Australia’s exporters
As trade negotiations between Australia and the EU continue, how might Australia benefit?
Saree success: Made in India, delivered to the world
DHL Express India’s Yellow Yatra program is helping to accelerate India’s e-commerce industry by providing local SMEs with expertise and insights.
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rise in counterfeit medical supplies and personal protective equipment being transported in the supply chain.
The fight against counterfeit medical supplies in the face of a pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rise in counterfeit medical supplies and personal protective equipment being transported in the supply chain.
The fight against counterfeit medical supplies in the face of a pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rise in counterfeit medical supplies and personal protective equipment being transported in the supply chain.
Keeping the doors open: India and 4 of its most important FTAs
India’s economy has reaped growth over the last two decades through various Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), though not all have been in its favor.
In Africa, three women are challenging gender bias in a male-dominated industry
Where gender equality is still far from the norm at the workplace in Africa, three female leaders at DHL are doing their part to turn things around.
9 e-commerce trends to watch for in 2020
Technological innovations are changing the e-commerce game and providing new opportunities for all players involved.
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