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DHL or Dalsey, Hillblom and Lynn is a German Corporation that provides transportation and logistics. It has been transported in several ways from transportation, documents, letters to containers. DHL consists of three main divisions: DHL Express, DHL Danzas Air & Ocean and DHL Solutions

  1. Key Features of Enterprise Services
  2. DHL was founded by Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn. The origin of the name is derived from the first letter of the company’s three founding surname in 1969 by started from the business of sending documents by plane. And begin the process of customs clearance in advance before the cargo ship docked. The ability to load goods quickly and later added a new industry. It is the international express shipping business. It transports documents and parcels to destinations quickly by air.

    DHL’s network continues to grow rapidly. The company is expanding its business from the west coast of America. Hawaii is to the east. And the Pacific Peninsula Continuing to the Middle East, Africa and Europe in 1988, DHL expanded its services to 170 countries and employs over 16,000 people.

    In Thailand, DHL started its business in 1971 and opened its headquarters in Bangkok in 1990.

    At the beginning of the year, Deutsche Post World Net has become a major shareholder of DHL. And in late 2002 Deutsche Post World Net held a 100% shareholding in DHL. 2003 announced the merger of express and logistics. Under the DHL brand DHL expanded its business by merging with Exel in December 2005. The former has 111,000 people in 135 countries.

  3. History
  4. Danzas was founded in 1815 and was originally based in Basel, Switzerland.

    Louis Danzas fought at Waterloo for Napoleon. After that battle, he joined a transport company owned by Michel l’Eveque and by 1840 became joint owner. The company, Danzas and l’Eveque, obtained a mail delivery franchise from Le Havre to New York City in 1846. A Basel branch was opened in 1854.

    The company began to use air transport in 1920 between France and England, and opened its own freight terminal in Paris in 1962.

    In 2000, Deutsche Post World Net acquired Danzas. When Deutsche Post AG acquired 100% of DHL International in 2002, it fully integrated Danzas, DHL and EuroExpress under the DHL brand, thus renaming Danzas to DHL Danzas Air & Ocean.

    In 2005, Deutsche Post dropped the Danzas brand and renamed the business unit to DHL Global Forwarding/DHL Freight.

    In 2006, it also combined parts of Danzas and other ground-based freight subsidiaries in its Global Forwarding, Freight division.

  5. DHL Global Forwarding
  6. DHL Global Forwarding, formerly known as DHL Danzas Air & Ocean, is a division of Deutsche Post DHL providing air and ocean freight forwarding services. It also plans and undertakes major logistics projects under the brand name DHL Industrial Projects. Together with DHL Freight, it forms Deutsche Post’s Freight/Forwarding department.

    The Forwarding division carries goods by rail, road, air and sea under the DHL brand and includes the DHL Freight operation which runs a ground based freight network covering Europe, Russia and traffic into the Middle East. In 2016, this division’s revenue declined by 7.7 percent to €13.7 billion but earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) improved from -€181 million in 2015 to +€287 million.

  7. Awards
  8. DHL won 7 awards in 2013 at the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand awards, and won the Gold Award in the “Best Airfreight/ Courier Service” category in Asia for the fifth year in a row.

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