All DHL articles – Page 2

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    DHL expands contract with Aston Martin at St Athan

    2020-03-09T16:07:00Z

    DHL Supply Chain has secured an extension and expansion of its existing logistics contract with Aston Martin to include the British luxury car maker’s new assembly plant in St Athan, south Wales…

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    JLR expands contract with DHL Supply Chain for inbound services in Slovakia

    2019-10-02T12:01:00Z

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has extended its contract with DHL Supply Chain to include managing inbound supply chain transport for the company’s manufacturing plant in Slovakia, which opened last year and is making the Land Rover Discovery. Oscar de Bok, CEO DHL Supply Chain, and Ian Harnett, ...

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    DHL Supply Chain appoints automotive lead in Thailand

    2019-09-17T14:35:00Z

    Toshihiro Koyama, senior director automotive, DHL Thailand Toshihiro Koyama (pictured) has taken the role of senior director, automotive for DHL Supply Chain Thailand. He began the job at the beginning of September and is overseeing the expansion of DHL Supply Chain’s automotive business in Thailand, with a ...

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    DHL examines potential of digital twins for logistics

    2019-07-04T11:05:00Z

    German logistics provider DHL has issued a trend report on how the growing use of digital twins – digital replicas of physical systems that allow data to be transmitted seamlessly – can be adopted by and add value to supply chains. Digital twinning is already used in automotive manufacturing. ...

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    DHL tackles hurricane season with Resilience360 initiatives

    2019-05-29T13:39:00Z

    As global hurricane and typhoon seasons kick in, DHL has updated its weather tracking service to notify users of where storms are occurring and how they could impact supply chains. At the same time, the logistics giant has published a report on the potential of these storms in 2019…

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    DHL responds to demand for customs brokerage at Port Huron

    2019-04-10T10:37:59Z

    Logistics provider DHL Global Forwarding has hired 49 workers at its Port Huron customs processing centre in Michigan, US. The company said the Port Huron centre relied on state-of-the-art technology and experienced customs brokers, adding it may recruit more staff in the year ahead.DHL is seeing growing demand for customs ...

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    DHL steps on the gas to cut emissions

    2019-03-26T15:35:08Z

    DHL Freight has begun using one of the first long-haul trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), which is capable of towing a mega trailer.During a year-long trial, an Iveco Stralis will operate a daily shuttle service between DHL’s logistics centre and a BMW Group production plant in southern Germany. ...

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    Stocker takes on strategic role at DHL Supply Chain

    2019-01-22T11:16:44Z

    John Stocker (pictured) has moved to DHL Supply Chain as director of strategic development. He was previously commercial director at Gefco’s UK division and had been with the company for more than six years. DHL Supply Chain provides contract logistics services for a range of sectors, including automotive.“John has joined ...

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    BMW renews contract with DHL Freight

    2018-07-26T16:07:59Z

    BMW has renewed its contract with DHL Freight to handle overland transport services in 17 European countries. It has also added a digital supply chain management service in a number of key markets.DHL Freight moves inbound parts to BMW factories as well as providing spare parts deliveries for the carmaker’s ...

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    DHL Freight opens warehouse in Manisa

    2018-07-09T10:27:23Z

    DHL Freight has opened a logistics warehouse at Manisa Industrial Park, near the Turkish city of Izmir, in response to what it said was a growing demand for services in the country."Manisa is not only home to one of the first logistics parks in Turkey, it is also an important ...

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    DHL secures contract with Ford for prototype parts moves

    2017-11-14T10:40:08Z

    DHL Supply Chain has won a new contract with Ford for the movement of prototype parts from the carmaker’s suppliers to its research and development locations around the world. The logistics provider said it was now Ford’s global provider of freight management for prototype parts.Neither party would divulge the terms ...

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    DHL and Huawei team up on Narrowband-IoT project for inbound at Chinese plant

    2017-09-13T11:49:09Z

    DHL Supply Chain and Chinese networking and mobile technology company Huawei have launched a Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) application at a car plant at Liuzhou in Guangxi.Narrowband-IoT involves the connection of devices and services using cellular telecommunications bands.While not naming the specific automotive manufacturer involved, DHL said the client produces cars ...

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    DHL to provide fleet management services for BMW in the UK

    2017-09-06T14:23:18Z

    DHL Supply Chain has secured a new three-year contract to manage vehicle preparation and refurbishment services at the BMW Group’s Vehicle Distribution Centre (VDC) at Thorne, in the UK.Historically, all vehicles imported through BMW UK have been sent to the VDC at Thorne for checking and preparation before being distributed ...

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    DHL says smart glasses for picking now ‘business as usual’

    2017-08-09T12:11:05Z

    Following a successful international trial period, DHL Supply Chain says its augmented reality smart glasses are now “business as usual” in its warehouses around the world.Last August the company, along with partners Google, Vuzix and Ubimax, said it would be expanding a ‘Vision Picking’ trial based on smart glasses, from ...

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    DHL sets up dedicated semiconductor logistics service

    2017-08-02T11:19:55Z

    To support forecasts of a near-17% growth in the semiconductor market this year, DHL has set up DHL Semiconductor Logistics, an operation combining various existing services into an end-to-end supply chain solution covering inbound and outbound logistics for chip manufacturers.Strong growth in the semiconductor market is in part being driven ...

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    Tim Scharwath now heading DHL Global Forwarding

    2017-06-05T11:37:34Z

    Following an announcement made last year, Tim Scharwath (pictured) has formally taken up his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the division of Deutsche Post DHL that handles air, ocean and overland freight forwarding.He takes over the new role from group CEO Frank Appel, who has been handling ...

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    DHL in the UK: staying ahead of automotive change

    2017-05-11T12:20:48Z

    Despite uncertainty surrounding the UK’s departure from the EU, planned investments in new models and manufacturing should keep the country’s vehicle production networks competitive and growing.Overall investment has fallen since the ‘Brexit’ vote last June, but volume has, at least until very recently, grown strongly. Light vehicle sales reached record ...

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    DHL Supply Chain to handle in-plant logistics for JLR in Brazil

    2017-04-19T23:26:17Z

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded the contract to manage in-plant logistics at Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR’s) new manufacturing plant in Itatiaia, Brazil (pictured).JLR opened its 750m reais ($215m) manufacturing facility last June. It is the first wholly-owned manufacturing plant the carmaker has set up outside of the UK (its ...

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    DHL Supply Chain appoints automotive lead for North America

    2017-02-15T14:48:54Z

    Dennis Lutwen has taken over as president of automotive at DHL Supply Chain North America. Lutwen (pictured) moves from his role as vice-president operations for dedicated fleet in the region.Lutwen first joined DHL Supply Chain in North America in 2003 as finance director for the company’s chemical, energy and industrial ...

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    Dyer takes on CEO role at DHL Supply Chain UK as Watts retires

    2016-11-30T13:43:09Z

    Paul Dyer (pictured) will take over from Perry Watts as CEO of DHL Supply Chain UK from the beginning of next year.Dyer moves to the new role in January from his current position at DHL Supply Chain as president of global automotive and managing director at UKI Automotive and Europe. ...