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DHL Express Announces 2018 Rate Adjustments in NZ

DHL Express announces its 2018 rate adjustments in New Zealand

• Rates for Time Definite International shipments to increase by an average of 4.9%

• Effective January 1, 2018

Auckland, New Zealand, September 22 2017: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced its annual general average price increase throughout the Asia Pacific region, effective January 1, 2018. In New Zealand, the average price increase for Time Definite International shipments will be 4.9%.

“The DHL Express customer promise is that we will provide the very highest levels of service quality for their international time definite shipments and their business,” said Mark Foy, Country Manager, DHL Express New Zealand. “Over the last year, we have added new hubs with automated sorting capabilities to our international network and further strengthened our security measures globally in order to meet the requirements of our customers, partners and transport authorities. We have announced further investments in modernizing our aviation fleet, introducing more green vehicles for inner city delivery and enhancing our ground infrastructure around the world. We have also deployed new solutions – such as On Demand Delivery and Parcel Lockers – to make the delivery process even more convenient for retailers and their customers in the dynamically growing e-commerce segment. Our annual price increase ensures that we can make the investments needed to meet our customers’ expectations and to continue to make them successful over the long-term.”

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 www.dhl.com.


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DHL – The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 350,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 57 billion euros in 2016.


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