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Welcome to our latest issue of Freight Connections

It’s been a prolific six months this year for DHL Freight, with many new products and services being rolled out, and it’s been gratifying to see how our customers have enthusiastically embraced them. One solution which was launched last year was our Intermodal transport between Asia and Europe. Fast forward 12 months and we recently upgraded this service with temperature-controlled shipping capabilities and a fast rail connection from Shanghai. You can read all about this exciting link in this issue….

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germany Europe’s ‘GROWTH ENGINE’ – Spotlight on GermanyPosted: 6/17/2014

This European economic giant, also home to DPDHL’s headquarters, is a global leader in several industries As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, Germany is the world’s second-largest exporter and third-largest importer of goods. Known for its...


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eurapid-truck Fast and Reliable Deliveries to Europe’s Major MarketsPosted: 6/17/2014

DHL Freight is rapidly expanding its DHL EURAPID service to cover all the major business centers in Europe When DHL Freight launched DHL EURAPID last September, it offered customers an easy-to-use solution with day-definite reliable lead-times, fast connections between the...


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savetrees Protecting Planet EarthPosted: 6/17/2014

A Unique First for the Logistics Industry Spells DHL Freight’s Commitment to the Environment. DHL Global Forwarding, Freight (DGFF) recently became the first company in the logistics industry to introduce an automatic carbon footprint-reporting feature as part of its track and trace system. Apart from ...


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car-factory Driving Successful Automotive SolutionsPosted: 6/17/2014

DHL Freight’s outstanding industry expertise, coupled with a flexible and reliable service and a dense network, makes it the obvious choice for the Automotive sector With the ever-changing requirements and conditions in the logistics world, customers worldwide are looking for...


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train Further Boosting Land Links between East and WestPosted: 6/17/2014

DHL Freight continuously develops its intermodal connection between China and Europe.In May 2013, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight introduced the time-saving and environmentally sustainable intermodal solution for transport between Asia and Europe. Launched in partnership with the rail operator...


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customs-meeting Creating Substantial Value for Your BusinessPosted: 6/17/2014

DHL Freight’s Customs Consultancy Services bring additional value for your business Customs is often associated with duty and tax payments, and complex regulations to operate within. With good advice from an experienced customs consultant, reducing cost while maintaining a high...


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e-billing E-billing Proving a Hit with CustomersPosted: 6/17/2014

Since DHL Freight introduced e-billing in the third quarter of 2012, it has been adopted by up to 55% of the customers in the countries keen to utilize this paperless billing process. The free web-based service enables customers to view,...


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ABB DHL Freight and ABB renew contract for another six yearsPosted: 6/17/2014

Frankfurt / Menden: DHL Freight and the ABB Logistics Center Europe GmbH Menden sealed a six-year contract renewal Since 2010 DHL Freight Menden has been operating the Europe-wide distribution of ABB products. In 2009, DHL Freight invested close to 10...


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Jeroen Eijsink Delivering Excellence: Jeroen Eijsink, CEO DHL Freight GermanyPosted: 6/17/2014

Jeroen Eijsink (Jeroen), Chief Executive Officer of DHL Freight in Germany since March 2013, joined Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) in 2003 after seven years with Siemens AG in Munich, Germany. Holding a Master of Science in Business Economics from the...


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Standard Forwarding Standard Forwarding Recognized by John Deere for Performance ExcellencePosted: 6/17/2014

LTL carrier also named Great Lakes/Midwest Carrier of the Year in Mastio survey. EAST MOLINE, Illinois (January 7, 2014): Standard Forwarding, a U.S. less than truckload carrier and subsidiary of DHL Freight, has earned “Partner-level” status in John Deere’s Achieving...


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soccer Destination RioPosted: 6/17/2014

DHL Freight Scores Logistics Contracts for Six National World Cup Teams If World Cup 2014 players were already feeling at home in Brazil ahead of the tournament’s June 12th kickoff, it was thanks to DHL Freight’s subsidiary, DHL Trade Fairs...


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award Far Beyond The Extra MilePosted: 6/17/2014

Prestigious Award Presented to DHL by Global Automotive Systems Giant 

 Delphi Automotive PLC, a leading global supplier of technologies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets, recently presented DHL with the Above and Beyond 2013 award for its round-the-clock...


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Road Freight Market News

Diesel Price Diesel PricePosted: 6/17/2014

The EU average (diesel) price per litre in Apr. 2014 (which triggers FS Jun.) was 1,41 € vs. our baseline of 1,20 €. (See below the price evolution as per Jan 2008) Diesel price in Apr. 14 showed a decrease of -0.82% vs. Jan.14 (Eur...


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reg New Heavy Truck RegistrationPosted: 6/17/2014

April results showed a 0.7% decrease in new heavy truck registrations (vs. April 2013), totaling 17,832 units. It is the first decrease in registrations after 9 months of increase. Source: European Automobile Manufacturer’s’ Association (ACEA)


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timo TimoCom Transportbarometer – monthly viewPosted: 6/17/2014

After the peak in April with capacity shortage, the freight share in May climbed slightly down indicating that supply and demand of trucks were relatively balanced. Compared to last year the May freight share is lower; last year the demand...


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In the press Press ClippingsPosted: 6/21/2014

EU Transport Scoreboard For the first time the European Commission published a scoreboard on transport in the EU. It compares Member State performance in 22 transport-related categories and highlights for most of these categories the five top and bottom performers....


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