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Demand for air freight grows as rates remain elevated
Shippers and businesses need to plan ahead to better manage their costs in the months to come.
Intra-Asia e-commerce growth potential: A silver lining for Covid-hit region
E-commerce reached new heights within Asia during the pandemic, but obstacles remain for intra-Asian trade.
Digitalization and e-commerce turning the page for manga and Japanese artists
Japan’s manga is massively popular overseas, but getting the artwork safely to fans required some original thinking.
Limited ocean freight capacity led a Vietnam seafood exporter into the skies
With no end in sight to ocean freight challenges, Vietnam’s largest fishery corporation turned to air freight for an urgent shipment of chilled crabs.
A greener future for ocean freight
It is time to answer the call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pave the way for cleaner, more sustainable sea-freight solutions.
DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – October 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
Are logistics providers ready for the 2021 peak season?
Ahead of the next peak season in the pandemic, DHL and Sendle share their experiences and lessons from navigating e-commerce amid Covid-19.
Cambodia-China FTA: Will Cambodia benefit from its first bilateral trade deal?
A deeper cultural understanding of the Chinese market is necessary to help Cambodia leverage the trade agreement to stimulate its Covid-hit economy.
Disruptions and shortages continue to plague ocean freight ahead of Christmas
The pressure is on for ocean freight in the coming months as companies are shipping earlier to avoid delays ahead of the year-end holiday shopping season.
DHL Air Freight State of the Industry – September 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global air freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
As regulatory and cost pressures threaten clinical trial supply chains, DHL Supply Chain is tapping into technology to help pharmaceutical manufacturers.
How resilient clinical trial supply chains are driving APAC’s pharma growth
As regulatory and cost pressures threaten clinical trial supply chains, DHL Supply Chain is tapping into technology to help pharmaceutical manufacturers.
How resilient clinical trial supply chains are driving APAC’s pharma growth
As regulatory and cost pressures threaten clinical trial supply chains, DHL Supply Chain is tapping into technology to help pharmaceutical manufacturers.
‘Chipageddon’: How Taiwan is battling the global chip shortage
Semiconductors are the lifeblood of the modern world, but now there is a critical shortage worldwide and Taiwan is at the center of it.
Ken Lee on how technology is crucial to delivering service excellence | Video
The way customers prefer to interact with businesses is changing, but are businesses adapting their customer service operations?
Air cargo capacity tightens in the aftermath of ocean freight disruptions
Demand and rates are expected to remain elevated as capacity tightens for air freight, partly driven by difficulties in ocean freight.
DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – September 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
Tackling sanctions: How DHL Express navigates legal, regulatory frameworks
Ensuring compliance in logistics has become increasingly complex due to the growing number of sanctions, but technology is helping to drive efficiencies.
Changing tides: The Australian fashion brand taking global strides
For Richard Jarman, the pandemic’s travel restrictions presented an opportunity to review the sustainability strategy of his resort wear brand, COMMAS.
DHL Air Freight State of the Industry – August 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global air freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
Road freight en route to brighter future beyond Covid-19
In Southeast Asia, the market share of road freight is expected to grow substantially with new initiatives and an imminent economic recovery.
Southeast Asia Freight: The Road to Growth
Renewed economic growth in ASEAN countries will give rise to demand for cross-border road transportation as trade recovers, according to a DHL whitepaper.
The State of Globalization in… Asia Pacific
Take a closer look at how the Asia Pacific region performed in the latest DHL Global Connectedness Index.
SMEs urged to remain agile, transparent with customers to keep goods moving: DHL
Aussie kids toys, kitchenware and athleisure enterprises showed the outbound way in 2020.
How e-commerce logistics helped Japan’s Toudoukan grapple with Covid-19
Tokyo’s professional wresting paradise put up a fight against global travel and shipping restrictions with stronger e-commerce logistics.
Peak season demand keeps ocean freight rates elevated as new vessel orders rise
High demand is pushing container lines to order new vessels though it is not expected to ease delays or lower rates in the short term.
How resilient clinical trial supply chains are driving APAC’s pharma growth
As regulatory and cost pressures threaten clinical trial supply chains, DHL Supply Chain is tapping into technology to help pharmaceutical manufacturers.
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
Business is spiking for this Thai cactus seller amid a Covid-19 gardening boom
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
Business is spiking for this Thai cactus seller amid a Covid-19 gardening boom
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
Air freight cost-competitiveness over ocean sees boost amid robust demand
Despite the lack of bellyhold capacity, demand for air freight remains strong as ocean freight struggles with persistent reliability and capacity issues.
DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – August 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
The State of Globalization in… the Middle East & North Africa
Take a closer look at how the Middle East & North Africa region performed in the latest DHL Global Connectedness Index.
DHL Air Freight State of the Industry – June 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global air freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
The resilience of job-hunting youth during the global pandemic
Young people in Asia are anxious about their job prospects as the unemployment rate increases, but most remain resilient as they embark on their careers.
Sustainable mobility: The road to cleaner transport
Industry heavyweights are leading the charge in sustainable mobility from electric trucks to alternatives for aviation fuel.
Global trade resilient amid pandemic, thanks to rapid digitalization, e-commerce
The rise of e-commerce and digitalization during Covid-19 has been a boon for global trade, shares Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific.
Outlook for air freight positive, driven by modal shift from ocean
Disruptions in container shipping and the shrinking cost differential between air and ocean are contributing to a strong, positive air freight outlook.
As peak season inches closer, ocean supply chains remain in disarray
Ocean carriers have failed to meet soaring demand, which continues to outstrip supply and force shippers to consider modal shifts ahead of the peak season.
How Laos is crafting a path to recovery
As the country’s economy contracts for the first time in over two decades, Laos’ wholesale and retail trade could be its best chance at recovery.
Business is spiking for this Thai cactus seller amid a Covid-19 gardening boom
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
New possibilities brewing for Papua New Guinea coffee with express logistics
Patrick Killoran, founder of Banz Kofi from Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea, talks about the brand's values and growth vision in partnership with DHL Express
DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – July 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
Against Covid-19 headwinds, Western Cape exporters hold their own
Exporters in South Africa’s Western Cape fared well amid Covid-19, but only government support and improvements in logistics will ensure continued success.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to turn up in fresh waves, DHL has outlined 10 steps to prepare supply chains to support the quick rollout of vaccines.
To win the race against Covid-19, enabling access to vaccinations is key
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to turn up in fresh waves, DHL has outlined 10 steps to prepare supply chains to support the quick rollout of vaccines.
To win the race against Covid-19, enabling access to vaccinations is key
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to turn up in fresh waves, DHL has outlined 10 steps to prepare supply chains to support the quick rollout of vaccines.
On the brink of an economic crisis, Turkey plots the course for a new normal
As with almost all countries, Covid-19 hit Turkey’s economy badly. What was their game plan that led to a rebound?
MSMEs survived Covid-19 with e-commerce. Now it’s time to thrive
Embracing e-commerce at the onset of the pandemic helped MSMEs pull through the crisis, but more needs to be done to sustain growth in the long term.
Small but connected: How Singapore stands its ground as a global logistics hub
Despite the pandemic, Singapore has strengthened its status as a global logistics hub thanks to its unparalleled global connectivity.
DHL Air Freight State of the Industry – May 2021
Find out the latest developments of the global air freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.