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DHL Express Scoops 24 Top Employer Awards for the Sixth Consecutive Year

DHL Express received 24 certifications across 23 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa this year

DHL Express (www.DHL.com) has been recognized as a Top Employer in Africa for the sixth consecutive year by the prestigious Top Employer Africa Institute, highlighting the company’s ongoing commitment to being an employer of choice. Paul Clegg, VP Human Resources for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, said that being recognised as…

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DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success

Platform introduced to an additional 14 countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success. Download document link: http://bit.ly/2mcc7Pp Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eShop.DHL/) app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first…

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DHL Express scoops coveted Top Employer Intercontinental Award

To be certified as a Top Employer in Africa, a company needs to operate in four or more countries and have exceptional employee conditions

DHL Express (http://www.DHL.com) has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2019 certification ceremony, held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday, 4 October 2018.   Paul Clegg, VP Human Resources for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, said that…

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DHL the only company to be named Top Employer in 18 African countries

Only organizations that qualify from the selection process receive the Top Employers title and certification seal

DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com) has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for the fourth executive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2018 certification ceremony, held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday 12 October 2017. Hennie Heymans, CEO, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, explains that this is the…

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Be Online Shopping Savvy this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The promotional sales hype this weekend is the perfect spring board for the festive season deals which follow it. It spells the start of the peak season for retailers and in theory, every consumer’s dream – special discounts, free gifts and free delivery

Consumers need to understand international shipping processes in order to maximise their savings on online shopping Black Friday and Cyber Monday spread to South Africa and parts of Africa about three years ago and has quickly become a local tradition with retailers and consumers taking full advantage of this promotional sales…

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DHL Express recognized as Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year

The company was certified as a Top Employer in twelve markets, including Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda

DHL Express (www.DPDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa by the Top Employers Institute at the prestigious Top Employer 2017 ceremony on Thursday 13 October at the Sandton Convention Centre. The company was certified as a Top Employer in twelve markets,…

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Untapped Intra-Regional Trade Opportunities Key to boosting African Economies

Despite an average annual growth in exports of 8.5% since 2010, trade between African regions remains low when compared to other parts of the world, according to The Africa Economic Outlook Report 2016

Despite an average annual growth in exports of 8.5% since 2010, trade between African regions remains low when compared to other parts of the world, according to The Africa Economic Outlook Report 2016 (1). Intra-regional trade accounted for 16% of Africa’s total trade in 2014 - mainly stimulated by manufactured…

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Intra-Africa trade to play larger role in local GDP contributions

Intra-African trade can catalyze investment and foster growth on the continent

As growth in developed markets such as Europe, China and North Africa continue to stagnate, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all role players, is needed to capitalize on the continent’s growth potential. This is according to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (http://www.DHL.com), who says that when…

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Consumers to take note of potential customs charges when sending or receiving gifts internationally

Vital tips for consumers when purchasing gifts online

In the lead up to the festive season, consumers are increasingly turning to online shopping portals instead of visiting physical stores due the convenience that these platforms offer. According to Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa, while local consumers are embracing the shift towards e-commerce, many…

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Africa the ‘new China’ when it comes to appetite for retail

Significant opportunities for retail-focused businesses on the continent

The African continent is experiencing rapid retail expansion, and is being compared to China in 1987 when it was predicated to be the next big thing(1).  A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail Development Index has listed Sub-Saharan Africa as the ‘big story’ for 2040, similar to that of China 30 years…