DHL Global Forwarding declares force majeure on ocean, air shipments

In light of the widespread flight cancellations and delays, and cancellations of ocean vessels, DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) declared force majeure for air and ocean shipments, indicating that, due to outside events beyond the reasonable control of DHL — in this case, the coronavirus pandemic — the forwarder may face unforeseeable obstacles preventing its operations. […]

DHL-Ethiopian JV plans additional growth, but does that mean additional freighters?

DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services, the joint venture between DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines, is looking to expand its operations in Ethiopia and has appointed Berhanu Kassa as its general manager. Kassa was previously director of logistics services at Ethiopian. While the JV isn’t solely focused on air logistics, this particular mode will be especially […]

DHL GF the latest legacy forwarder to digitalize air freight bookings

The phone call that was once required for a shipper to book an airfreight shipment with a legacy forwarder may soon become unnecessary for general freight shipments. On 30 November, DHL Global Forwarding announced it was expanding the capabilities of its customer portal DHL Interactive Online Freight, with the introduction of an Online Freight Quotation […]

DHL targeting e-commerce, pharma

E-commerce fulfillment, and pharma shipments are two of the fastest growing air cargo segments, and this week DP-DHL subsidiaries, DHL eCommerce and DHL Global Forwarding have announced new facilities and initiatives to support the growth of both. Looking first at e-commerce, on 12 March DHL eCommerce commenced operations at a new fulfillment center in Hong Kong […]
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