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Industry Expertise


Your unique logistics requirements lie at the heart of our business. We turn the challenges you face in the marketplace into opportunities and often a competitive advantage. Our logistics experts design tailor-made solutions to the complex market trends in your industry.

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Auto-Mobility

Whether it is on a LTL, PTL or FTL basis – DHL Auto-Mobility Experts analyze, optimize and implement complex transportation solutions and offer area forwarding concepts, I2M, JIT, JIS and some other auto-mobility specific set-up. Our state of the art FCM (Freight Chain Manager) web portal provides visibility along your supply chain.

Key Sub-Sector Expertise
  • Passenger Vehicles – Manufactured by original equipment manufacturers (OEM's)
  • Commercial Vehicles – Light-Medium-Heavy Trucks (over 3.5 tons)
  • Component Manufacturers – Split into 1-Tier, 2-Tier, 3-Tier and n-Tier suppliers to demonstrate the complexity of the produced part
  • Tires – Producing tires for passengers or commercial vehicles, motorcycles, aviation, agricultural or racing

Chemical

Our Chemical experts have broad knowledge and detailed understanding of the industry-specific details and requirements. Chemical competence centers located next to the main Chemical production places offer the best experience for your goods. All operational processes are adapted to the industry's specific needs: GPS supervision, knowledge in chemical specific empties handling, central monitoring and reporting.

Expertise Includes
  • EN 12642 certified XL trailers with starched roof construction, stable bulkhead, firm stakes
  • Transport for all ADR classes except for a few exceptions which can be found in our general terms and conditions
  • All terminals are equipped according to ADR requirements and certified via DIN EN 12798
  • Fully monitored temperature sensitive transport along the entire supply chain with thermo trucks or thermo bags
  • DHL terminals SQAS and DEKRA dangerous goods certification

Consumer

Keeping global trends such as globalization, urbanization, raw materials and sustainability in mind our consumer experts help you operating all relevant sub-sectors according to the distinct needs. Within the sub-sectors, the demands couldn't be more diverse. While for FMCG speed to market and multi-channel distribution are imperative, perishables manufacturers prefer smart logistics with refrigerated storage and transports.

Key Sub-Sector Expertise
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)
  • Print
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Perishables
  • Consumer durables

Energy

DHL Energy Solutions focuses on the supply chain needs of companies in the energy sector (oil, gas, mining and renewables), while always ensuring compliance with the latest safety and environmental regulations. Even in the most remote and difficult to access locations we provide the desired service and ensure that your high demands in HSSE are met. We Target Zero: No injuries, no accidents, no significant incidents!

Key Sub-Sector Expertise
  • Oil and Gas - Up-stream and Down-stream
  • Chemical and Petrochemical
  • Energy Mining
  • Utilities, Renewables and Energy Management

Engineering and Manufacturing

We design custom solutions for complex logistics problems in your sector. Let our experts show you the way. Meeting your specific logistics requirements is a critical part of our business. Based on our customers' supply chains, we convert the challenges you face in your market into opportunities for you to obtain a competitive advantage.

Expertise Includes
  • Electrical Distribution – Energy Industry, Farming
  • Airspace and Aviation Railway – Transport, Government and Defense, Health care
  • Construction Equipment – Construction, Mining
  • Safe transport to protect high-risk goods
  • Resilience360 – A cloud-based platform that maps your supply chain and mitigate risk

Life Science and Healthcare

We know the immense responsibility associated with transporting goods for medical treatment. We operate under a quality management system certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. All of our processes are set up to meet the standards of the new EU GDP guidelines to safeguard the integrity of your goods during the entire transport chain.  DHL Freight has also established a dedicated Life Science Competence Center in Belgium where we combined all our know-how in a team handling all shipments within the DHL Freight Coldchain network.

Expertise Includes
  • Temperature controlled services for refrigerated (+2°C to +8°C) as well as controlled ambient products (+15°C to +25°C)
  • EU GDP guidelines (Good Distribution Practice) Compliant
  • GPS security surveillance supplied by Agheera
  • (Ultra) high value shipments
  • Controlled drugs and Pharmaceutical dangerous goods
  • Express or Bonded deliveries

Retail

Consumer-oriented trends, an expanding global middle class, and the desire to buy sustainable and tempting products translate into dizzying changes in the world of consumer goods manufacturers. Consequently, your transportation solutions must be agile. At DHL Freight we face these challenges without fear, and we create innovative solutions in collaboration with our clients. 

Expertise Includes
  • Road, intermodal and rail transport
  • Full Load (FTL), Partial load (PTL), Groupage (LTL)
  • Security solutions for high value merchandise
  • Customs clearance and consulting
  • Certifications: ISO 9001, 14001 and 50001
  • Delivery in stores
  • Multichannel solutions
  • Dedicated or shared transportation

Technology

Even in case of highest goods value or needs to cover a European distribution in B2B and B2C segment we provide the desired service and ensure that your high demands in Technology industry are met. We offer trucks with two drivers, 24/7 proactive, GPS supported Security Control Centre and more to protect your goods.

 

Key Sub-Sector Expertise
  • Consumer electronic goods, EMS and ODM
  • Enterprise computing and PCs and notebooks
  • Mobile phones and network devices
  • Imaging and printing machines
  • Semiconductors

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