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Our Organization

Express deliveries worldwide; freight forwarding with planes, trucks, ships and trains; warehousing services that go beyond just storage, but include everything from packaging to repairs; international mail deliveries; customized and specialized shipping – if it is about logistics, it is about DHL.

Our Divisions

DHL Express

DHL Express

DHL Express transports urgent documents and goods reliably and on time from door-to-door in more than 220 countries and territories, and operates the most comprehensive global express network. With a fleet of more than 250 aircraft, DHL Express is also one of the largest air carriers worldwide.

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"The express sector is one of the major drivers of global trade, and we are excellently positioned to capitalize on this through our services, which meet our customers' domestic and international transport requirements, anywhere around the world. I take great pride in our 100,000 employees around the world who work tirelessly to deliver against our promise. At DHL Express, we have created an environment where people enjoy working together, and one that fosters our personal relationships with our customers and overall company success."

Ken Allen,
CEO EXPRESS

The Leading International Air Network

DHL Express serves over 500 airports in Europe, Asia Pacific, Americas, Africa and the Middle East. With such an extensive global coverage and density, our air network is unparalleled in the express industry. It forms the backbone of our international express delivery organization.

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DHL Express Worldwide (2013)
Head OfficeBonn, Germany
RevenueApprox. 12.7 billion euros
NetworkMore than 220 countries and territories served/more than 500 airports served globally
EmployeesApprox. 93,000
CustomersApprox. 2.7 million
AircraftMore than 250 dedicated aircraft

DHL Global Forwarding

DHL Global Forwarding

In its daily business DHL Global Forwarding takes care of a variety of customers' logistics needs, from standardized logistics operations and multi-modal transport solutions to highly individualized industrial projects.

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In doing so they make a direct contribution towards improving people's lives all over the world and consequently fostering prosperity and facilitating global trade.
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"DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight share the same business model. They operate asset light, manage transport capacity of Road-, Air- and Ocean carriers on behalf of customers and are extremely flexible in adapting operational procedures to customer specific needs. This includes full end to end management of logistic solutions."

Roger Crook,
CEO GLOBAL FORWARDING, FREIGHT

DHL Global Forwarding Worldwide (2013)
EmployeesApprox. 32,000
Countries and TerritoriesMore than 150
Terminals, Warehouses, Offices850
Air Freight Volume3,949,000 tons
Ocean Freight Volume2,807,000 TEUs

DHL Freight

DHL Freight

DHL Freight, one of Europe's leading road freight providers, offers high-quality LTL (less than truck load), FTL (full truck load) and intermodal services for the B2B environment. With its road freight expertise, an unrivalled terminal network, special services like customs, sector-specific solutions or as a Lead Logistics Provider DHL Freight simplifies its customers most complex transportation processes.

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"DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight share the same business model. They operate asset light, manage transport capacity of Road-, Air- and Ocean carriers on behalf of customers and are extremely flexible in adapting operational procedures to customer specific needs. This includes full end to end management of logistic solutions."

Roger Crook,
CEO GLOBAL FORWARDING, FREIGHT

DHL Freight Worldwide (2013)
EmployeesApprox. 14,000
Countries and TerritoriesMore than 50
TerminalsMore than 180
Full truckload shipments5,000,000 p.a.
Tons transported per annumMore than 44 mn

DHL Supply Chain

DHL Supply Chain

DHL Supply Chain is the global market leader in contract logistics, providing warehousing, managed transport and value-added services at every link in the supply chain for customers in a variety of industries. We also offer solutions for corporate information and communications management tailored precisely to the needs of our customers.

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"Our associates bring global vision, market insights and disciplined process to supply chain solutions for the world's leading companies. Contract logistics expertise and broad industry knowledge ensure our solution design, warehousing, fulfillment and transportation services help companies be more productive, efficient and competitive. In all cases, the customer's business needs are at the center of everything we do - from initial situation analysis to the continuous improvement programs that help deliver better results every day." 

John Gilbert,
CEO SUPPLY CHAIN

As the world's largest contract logistics specialist, DHL Supply Chain is passionate about:


- Driving sustainable competitive advantage for our customers by getting their products to market faster and more efficiently
- Providing a range of industry-specific solutions throughout the supply chain
- Using our industry and supply chain expertise to turn complex customer requirements into flexible solutions which meet customer challenges head-on
- Delivering consistently excellent operations

DHL Supply Chain Worldwide (2013)
EmployeesMore than 135,000
Countries and TerritoriesMore than 60
Terminals, Warehouses, Offices2,400
Storage area sqmApprox. 23,000,000

DHL Global Mail

DHL Global Mail

DHL Global Mail is DHL's worldwide expert in providing customized solutions for your mail and B2C parcels. We maintain one of the world's largest delivery networks, with about 32 sales offices and 26 processing centers on five continents, and one objective: your complete satisfaction.

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We offer:
- A comprehensive suite of solutions for your international mail and parcel shipments.
- Domestic shipping and mailing services in key economical markets across the globe.
- Direct connections to your customers in over 200 countries.

"To take full advantage of today's global marketplace you need a postal solutions partner with worldwide reach who delivers your mail and parcels in the easiest and most effective way directly to your customers. DHL Global Mail is DHL's worldwide expert in providing customized solutions for your mail, hybrid mail and parcels. With solutions tailored to your needs and country-specific expertise based on our local presence around the world we help you to get closer to your customers."

Thomas Kipp,
CEO GLOBAL MAIL

DHL Global Mail Worldwide (2013)
Employees2,000
Processing Centers27
Sales Offices31
Market volume6.7 bn Euro