Average rate increase of 4.9%, effective January 1, 2020
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 September
2019 - DHL Express, the
world's leading international express services provider, announced a price
increase today that will take effect on January 1, 2020. The average shipment
price will be 4.9% higher compared to 2019.
"It is our goal at DHL Express to support our customers
in reaching their business goals by tailoring our services to the needs of
their business. As a prerequisite, we have been investing heavily in our
international network," said Christopher Ong, Country Manager, DHL Express Singapore.
"The annual price adjustment allows us to invest in our infrastructure,
enabling us to utilize innovative technologies and individual delivery
processes to ensure best-in-class customer solutions. Rising volumes in the e-commerce
market have increased the demand for logistics expertise and in response, DHL
Express have invested comprehensively in new lower carbon-emission aircrafts,
expanded its green fleet, enhanced its global hub and gateway network and
top-of-the-line sorting technology armed with multiple processing capacities.
These advances and those to come will help us, our customers and partners, to
contribute a significant part to improving our ecological footprint."
Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into
consideration inflation and currency dynamics such as administrative costs
related to regulatory and security measures. These measures are updated by
national and international authorities on a regular basis 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.
For more information, visit www.dhl.com.
On the Internet: http://www.dhl.com.sg/en/express.html
Local DHL Resource Centre: https://dhlexpress.com.sg
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