DHL Express recognized as Asia Pacific Best Employer in 2018 by Aon Hewitt

October 11, 2018 - 02:43
DHL Express recognized as Asia Pacific Best Employer in 2018 by Aon Hewitt

  • The regional award is conferred as DHLExpress has won Best Employer in India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, andThailand
  • This marks the fifth time DHL Expresshas earned this regional accolade since 2013; affirming its commitment toembrace diversity, inclusion, and opportunities for talent growth


SINGAPORE - MediaOutReach - October 11, 2018 - DHL Express, the world's leading internationalexpress services provider, has been named Asia Pacific Best Employer 2018 byAon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aonplc. This is the fifth time DHL Express has won this award in the region, since2013.


This accolade is conferred tocompanies which have won Aon Hewitt awards in at least three countries acrossthe region, and DHL has exceeded this expectation by winning Best Employer in India,Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.


Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express AsiaPacific said, "It is an honor to be recognized as a leading employer and anexcellent workplace in Asia Pacific again. This award is a huge win for theregion because it is strong proof that we have been successful in buildingpositive relationships with our employees, who are such vital assets to thesuccess of our organization. As we aim to remain Employer of Choice, employeeengagement continues to be our top priority and we are committed to sustained investmentin our employees to help them realize their full potential."


Based on a comprehensive study,nominated companies were thoroughly assessed by an independent externalcommittee based on three types of sources: employee opinion survey, human resourcespractices, and CEO questionnaire and interview. According to Aon Hewitt, DHLExpress has demonstrated and achieved consistently high performance in keyareas of Employee Engagement, Compelling Employer Brand, Effective Leadershipand High Performance Culture across the region. Additionally, employeeperception indicates that DHL Express excels in critical execution enablersincluding infrastructure and technology that drive productivity and encouragecollaboration, and openness to diversity in the environment.


DHL Express' continuous investment in talentgrowth, including its Certified International Specialist (CIS) and CertifiedInternational Manager (CIM) programs has trained over 60,000 employees in AsiaPacific as of 2017. Employeesare trained on the company strategy, and fundamentals of international andmanagement skills such as ensuring respect and results while interacting withcolleagues.


In addition to the CIS and CIM programs, DHL Expressregularly organizes activities that celebrate and recognize employees'dedication and cultivate employee engagements at all levels. These includeinitiatives such as 'Staff Appreciation Week' and 'Employee of the Year'. Mostrecently in August 2018, DHL Express held its DHL AsiaCup in Singapore -- the annualemployee football and cheerleading event involving more than 1,000 employees,to rally teams across the region to build an even stronger employee network andcelebrate their successes.


First conducted in Asia in 2001, Aon Hewitt's BestEmployers study aims to recognize companies that have a real competitiveadvantage by investing in its people, and to explore the winning attributes ofa workplace of choice.


DHL -- The logisticscompany for the world


DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL familyof divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging fromnational and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillmentsolutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrialsupply chain management. With about 360,000 employees in more than 220countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businessessecurely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutionsfor growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences andhealthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporateresponsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL isdecisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".


DHL is part ofDeutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 60 billioneuros in 2017.