DHL Express UAE increases rates by 4.9% for 2017
The global express logistics company DHL Express has announced its annual general average price increase, effective from January 1, 2017, with an average price increase of 4.9% in the UAE.
“DHL Express is focused on being the quality leader in the international time definite delivery business,” said Ken Allen, CEO, DHL Express. “Our annual price increase supports this aspiration by allowing us to invest in a truly world-class network that generates significant value for our customers.”
Allen added that the 2017 rate increases came after a broad array of investments in DHL’s network, systems and people during 2016 amounting 800-million euros.
“Landmark investments include a EUR 66 million gateway in Tokyo, Japan, the launch of new automated sorts at our hubs in Cincinnati, U.S., Singapore and Leipzig, Germany, and the pioneering introduction of more efficient A330-300 cargo aircraft in our European air fleet,” said Allen.
DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation, currency dynamics and other rising costs, such as expenses related to compliance with enhanced security regulations, in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that it serves.
Price adjustments will vary from country to country, depending on local conditions, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow. For more information, visit http://www.dhl.com/en.html