DHL - the world's leading contract logistics provider

By Sean Galea-Pace
The logistics giants, DHL, operates a host of divisions. Here, Supply Chain Digital zones in on its supply chain. The company combines value-added mana...

The logistics giants, DHL, operates a host of divisions. Here, Supply Chain Digital zones in on its supply chain.

The company combines value-added management services with traditional fulfillment and distribution, with its customised, integrated logistics solutions driving efficiency, enhancing quality and creating a competitive advantage.

Operating with a lean approach, DHL has its finger on the pulse and is quick to respond to the latest changes in the supply chain industry. Catering to a range of sectors such as automotive, consumer, energy & chemicals, engineering & manufacturing, life sciences & healthcare, retail and technology, DHL Supply Chain is versatile. With every industry different, it’s important there is no 'one way suits all' approach.

DHL Supply Chain provides a comprehensive suite of robust solutions and services that maximise the benefits of outsourcing some or all of companies’ logistics operations. The solutions are: transport, warehousing, management, integrated as well as offering additional services.

Transport

The company’s transport solutions enable businesses to maintain high levels of service and reliability as well as gaining full visibility into product movements. DHL also seeks to reduce transportation costs through devising a combination of systems, carriers and resources to meet specific needs.

Warehousing 

Its solutions improve inventory efficiency and accelerates the response to changing customer demand. DHL’s experts design, implement and operates versatile warehousing and distribution solutions that meet specific business needs. From there, every point in the supply chain is analysed to determine the optimal solution.

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With technology playing an increasing role in businesses’ operations, DHL Supply Chain offers its customers the opportunity to benefit from technology advances and investments as it consistently seeks new ways to introduce new technological solutions.

Management

Consulting and management services are available as stand-alone offerings or as add-ons to our transport or warehousing solutions. 

Integrated 

DHL’s integrated solutions provide flexibility, efficiency and cost benefits across the entire end-to-end supply chain. Operations are simplified and the business becomes stronger and more efficient. 

Additional services

Offering over 250 service options that in tandem with other solution offerings provide the flexibility to address individual logistics needs.

Did you know? 

DHL Supply Chain operates in over 55 countries and territories and has 1,400 warehouses & offices.

 

Image Source: Deutsche Post AG - DHL Media Centre 

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