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With over three decades of transportation and logistics experience, Mike Parra leads the second largest region within the DHL Express network, the Americas, as CEO. His strategic direction of 56 highly-diverse countries and territories encompassing approximately 27,000 employees has contributed to the organization’s enormous success in growth, quality and employee satisfaction. As a member of the DHL Express Global Management Board, he also has direct oversight for the company’s best-in-class training and development program (Certified International Specialist), as well as its portfolio of global sponsorships. Mike exhibits his passion for social responsibility by building housing for needy families, biking for MS, and being active within his church.

Envisioning an ethical supply chain

Around the globe, even the smallest companies are recognizing the functional benefits of practicing and promoting social and environmental responsibility – not just internally, but also related to their sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics partners.

The Future of Smart: How tech-driven warehouses can accelerate e-commerce momentum

Global e-commerce is fueled by complex algorithms, advanced computer hardware, and robust online platforms.

Build resilience into the bedrock of your company

Who benefits when companies build resilience into the bedrock of their operations? The real question is, who doesn’t? 

Building a remote work plan that works for your business and your employees

For many businesses across the globe, quickly conceived work-from-home programs have offered an operational lifeline during the pandemic. 

Let’s make 2021 the year of sustainability

As companies move to recalibrate their performance and respond to unstable global economic conditions, they should be certain not to lose one critical business priority in the shuffle: the drive for sustainability.

3 keys to navigating the 2020 holiday season

Since it can’t be said enough, let me repeat what every retailer in the world needs to know right now: COVID-19 has already changed everything about the upcoming holiday season, which means that preparation and organization will be key to survive and thrive in the weeks ahead.

Now more than ever, employee engagement and appreciation should take center stage

Now, as we all confront unprecedented financial and operational challenges in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, keeping employees inspired - and above all safe - is more important than ever.

Free trade and the road to global economic recovery

The coronavirus pandemic has reframed the discussion on globalization and international trade like no other crisis in modern times.