DHL positioned as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

July 06, 2020 - 03:30
DHL positioned as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

“Dialog and proximity to our customers help us react quickly to changing market conditions, especially in times of the Corona crisis,” said Oscar de Bok, CEO of DHL Supply Chain.


BONN, GERMANY - MediaOutReach - 6 July 2020 - DHL, part of the world's leadinglogistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been positioned as a Leader byGartner, Inc., the world's leading research and advisory company, in its June 2020Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide. Both DHL divisions, DHLSupply Chain and DHL Global Forwarding, were considered within this research.

"We fundamentally believe in putting ourcustomers at the heart of our business" said Oscar deBok, CEO of DHL Supply Chain and Member of the Board of Management of DeutschePost DHL Group. "We develop the most effective solutions when we stepbeyond being a logistics service provider and invest in really understandingthe challenges our customers are facing as their partner. To do this ongoingdialogue and proximity to our customers are key -- especially in times of theCorona virus with all the additional demands that brings. Reliability andflexibility are crucial. That is the only way to quickly react to changingmarket conditions, balance volume fluctuations and, if necessary, set upentirely new supply chains fast."

Tim Scharwath, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding and Member of the Board ofManagement of Deutsche Post DHL Group added: "The forwarding solutions offeredby DHL Global Forwarding around the globe have been just as crucial as theright supply chain management, warehousing, transport and strategic consultingprovided by DHL Supply Chain. I am particularly pleased that DHL has beenrecognized in this report."

De Bok added: "Our various e-Commerceofferings are an area of significant commitment for us alongside our businesspartners. As a division of brands, we receive top marks from our customers yearover year. In addition to this, Gartner, Inc. has again named DHL a Leader inthe Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide."

DHL is one of 16 international companiesrecognized in this report that Gartner, evaluated based on completeness of visionand ability to execute. In 2020, DHL is positioned highest for the ability toexecute.

Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Third-PartyLogistics, Worldwide," David Gonzalez, et al, 10 June 2020

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DHL – The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logisticsindustry. Our DHL divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics servicesranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shippingand fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transportto industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in morethan 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people andbusinesses securely and reliably, enabling global sustainable trade flows. Withspecialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology,life sciences and healthcare, engineering, manufacturing & energy,auto-mobility and retail, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logisticscompany for the world".


DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. TheGroup generated revenues of more than 63 billion euros in 2019. Withsustainable business practices and a commitment to society and the environment,the Group makes a positive contribution to the world. Deutsche Post DHL Groupaims to achieve zero-emissions logistics by 2050.


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