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Everyday heroes behind the logistics scene.

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Biologist turned logistician: The Senegalese CEO on a mission
Serigne Ndanck Mbaye first ventured into logistics out of interest. Now, he is at the helm of DHL Global Forwarding in West Africa amid Covid-19.
Tough times crafted this female leader
Sue Donoghue, Arab Cluster CEO at DHL Global Forwarding, shares her experiences working in a traditionally male-dominated sector.
IWD 2021: DHL’s women warriors are choosing to challenge
This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 theme is #Choosetochallenge. Here’s how these DHL employees have been living that ethos.
Diversity and digitalization in logistics: Leading with head, heart and guts
Eva Mattheeussen, Global Project Lead of ‘Women at DHL Global Forwarding’ shares her lessons and experiences on diversity and leadership.
From India to Africa, this CEO has built multiple businesses from scratch
Pramod Bagalwadi has a knack for solving tough problems, like the ones he has encountered throughout his career across India, Middle East, and Africa.
Women in Aviation: how Blue Dart Aviation’s MD lasted 50 years in the industry
Increasing women’s labor force participation in India could boost its economy. Tulsi Mirchandaney, MD at Blue Dart Aviation, shares what needs to be done.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet the people manager at the heart of DHL’s award-winning workplace culture
Eva Mattheeussen has been instrumental in transforming DHL Global Forwarding into a top employer in Middle East and Africa.
How an aspiring humanitarian professional found her voice for the disadvantaged
A tough childhood has set Léonie Dindji on the path to helping disadvantaged communities in her native Côte d'Ivoire.
He started out running a store at age 12. Now this CEO manages a team of 4,000
The oldest of nine siblings, Amadou Diallo, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding MEA, has thrived in his career despite the lofty expectations placed on him.