DHL Express announces annual price adjustments for 2022 in Australia

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  • Rate increase of 4.9%, effective 1 January, 2022
  • Surcharge for Oversize Piece will be reduced to AU$98 (€60) per item

Sydney, Australia, 17 September, 2021: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced price adjustments today that will take effect on 1 January, 2022. The increase in Australia will be 4.9%, compared to 2021. The surcharge for Oversize Piece will be reduced to AU$98 (€60) per item.

Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics as well as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures. These measures are being regularly updated by national and international authorities in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that DHL Express serves. Depending on local conditions, price adjustments will vary from country to country, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow. The adjustment also allows the company to further invest in its infrastructure network and strengthen the resilience against crises and provide the needed capacity growth due to rising customer demands.

“We are continuously striving to deliver excellence to our customers and thus are investing regularly to expand and enhance our services while ensuring that their business can continue even in times of global crises,” Gary Edstein, CEO and Senior Vice President, DHL Express Australia said. “With the annual price adjustment, we are able to invest in our infrastructure and technology to ensure resilient, sustainable and best-in-class customer solutions. This includes state-of-the-art aircraft and vehicles as well as the expansion of our hubs and gateways to increase capacities as the customer demand for fastest possible cross-border shipping continues to grow.”

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