DHL Express announces its 2016 rate adjustments
- 4.9% increase in Australia for Time Definite International products
- Effective January 1, 2016
Sydney, Australia, September 25, 2015: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced its annual general average price increase, effective January 1, 2016. In Australia, the average price increase will be 4.9%.
“The whole essence of DHL Express is about providing outstanding service quality for our customers throughout the world,” said Ken Allen, CEO, DHL Express. “Our annual price increase enables us to continue investing in our international time definite network and to maintain our leading service quality. Our major investment announcements in 2015 have included new hubs in Brussels, Belgium, and Singapore, and an expanded Americas hub in Cincinnati, U.S. We are also continuing to invest in the Middle East and Africa, where we have unrivalled networks, and to add freighter aircraft, particularly to strengthen our intercontinental connections. Last but not least, our Certified International Specialist program is equipping our employees with the skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional service. All of this has one overarching aim: to help our customers grow and succeed in international trade.”
DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation and other rising costs, such as additional 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.
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