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The contract logistic leader DHL Supply Chain, announced additional investment of $70 million to strengthen its life sciences and healthcare capabilities in North America. The company will develop additional specialized warehousing infrastructure for its pharmaceutical and medical devices customers.

  • DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group
  • DHL Supply Chain currently operates 30 specialized facilities with over 11 million square feet of temperature-controlled and certified infrastructure in the United States.
  • The new investment will include the development of new customer sites in Memphis, TN and Indianapolis, IN.

The prominent recent expansions by DHL are mentioned below:

June 2020: DHL Express, has announced the opening of a new retail shipping store in in the United States. The company owned retail store is located at the Palm Springs Mile Shopping Center at 407 W. 49th St., Hialeah, FL.

March 2020: DHL Supply Chain announced an expanded partnership with autonomous mobile robots (AMR) leader Locus Robotics. The new partnership includes 10 new, nationwide deployments of the Locus AMR solution in 2020. DHL Supply Chain is a part of Deutsche Post DHL Group.

February 2020: DHL Express had expressed its intentions to expand its operations and investments in Egypt. The Egyptian market is one of the largest, and most significant markets for DHL in the region and the expansion will also strengthens Egypt’s position as a logistics hub in the African continent.

November 2019: DHL Express officially opened its had, environmentally friendly logistics center at the Cologne-Bonn Airport with a total investment of US$1.1 billion. The new 15,000 m² logistics center of DHL, features cutting edge sorting technology and an innovative system to heat and cool the warehouse and office. It also features ice-energy-storage solution with over 1.3 million liters holding capacity and 18 kilometers of piping. DHL is using technologies at the airport, to ensures the hub stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Combined with a heat pump and solar panels on the roof, the solution is entirely emissions-free.

November 2019: DHL Group expanded with a new state-of-the-art mega parcel center in Bochum, Germany. The new Bochum center has a sorting capacity of up to 50,000 shipments per hour. The Obertshausen parcel center near Frankfurt, is the largest DHL parcel center in Germany and also one of the most efficient parcel centers in all of Europe.

October 2019: DHL eCommerce Solutions announced a new partnership with ACS Air Courier Services Ltd., a parcel service based in Cyprus, to strengthen cross-border parcel shipping.

September 2019: DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road transport services in Europe, announced the opening of its newest freight hub in the Airport Business Park in Langenhagen.

About DHL
The world’s largest logistics company DHL was formed in 1969 and headquartered in Bonn in Germany. DHL Express is a leading express service provider globally. The company has approximately 380,000 people in around 220 countries and territories work every day to help customers worldwide. DHL transports everything, from oversized by cargo plane to small but life-saving by Parcelcopter.

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