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Press Release: Bonn, 1 July, 2021

  • 16 international logistics companies were evaluated based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute in this Gartner Magic Quadrant report
  • “We believe that we scored particularly well thanks to our agility and ability to adapt, and these strengths are especially important to help our customers drive innovation into their fast evolving supply chains” says Oscar de Bok, CEO of DHL Supply Chain

DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics arm from Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been named a Leader in the June 2021 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide. [1] Gartner, the leading research and advisory company, annually evaluates third-party logistics providers worldwide based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Oscar de Bok, CEO of DHL Supply Chain, highlights the company's strengths: “Our agility and ability to adapt – especially visible during the corona pandemic – are highly valued by our customers. Through proximity and intensive dialog with our customers, we understand their true needs and challenges, and can find the best supply chain solutions for them. We are particularly proud that even during the pandemic, we were able to react quickly to emerging challenges and develop the best supply chains solutions for our customers. Setting up new fulfilments operations and transport solutions - sometimes  literally overnight - was only possible through our developed data analytics, well trained teams, and a right first time culture. Our progress in digitalizing supply chains has been a major contributor to our successes here.”

“We are very pleased to be positioned as a Leader in this Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, worldwide,” says Patrick Kelleher, Global Chief Development Officer at DHL Supply Chain. “In our opinion, DHL is arguably the world’s leading global 3PL service provider when it comes to sustainability and it’s particularly rewarding in light of our sustainability efforts, which we are implementing so successfully. It is important to us to find not only the best supply chain solutions for our customers, but also making these solutions as sustainable as possible. With our ESG agenda and our group-wide GoGreen programs, we help our customers to deliver against their sustainability goals.”

[1] Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide”, Susan Boylan , et al, 28 June 2021

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