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DHL brings over 200 global online stores to African consumers with innovative platform

DHL Express has announced the launch of its new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience for Africa-based consumers

DHL Express (http://www.DHL.com/en.html) launches new online shopping app, DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eshop.dhl). Demand for world-class online shopping is growing exponentially in Africa. New platform addresses key challenges to accelerate e-commerce growth in sub-Saharan Africa. DHL Express has announced the launch of its new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience…

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DHL renews partnership with Africa’s largest e-commerce event

The eCommerce Africa Conference and Exhibition, delivered by DHL, is hosted by South African conferencing company, Kinetic

DHL Express (www.DHL.com) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has announced that the company has once again signed on as lead sponsor for the 2019 DHL eCommerce Africa Conference and Exhibition, which will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Center on the 19thand 20thof March 2019.  The eCommerce Africa Conference and Exhibition,…

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DHL Global Connectedness Index: Globalization hits new record high

Mauritius is sub-Saharan Africa's most connected country

International flows of trade, capital, information and people all intensified significantly for the first time since 2007; Mauritius is sub-Saharan Africa's most connected country; Mozambique named as one of the countries where international flows most exceed expectations DHL (www.DHL.com) released the fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) yesterday –…

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Cross-border e-commerce considered a growth rocket for Sub Saharan Africa retailers

The report reveals that cross-border e-commerce offers aggregate growth rates not available in most other retail markets: cross-border retail volumes are predicted to increase at an annual average rate of 25% between 2015 and 2020

Cross-border online retail predicted to grow at twice the rate of domestic e-commerce (CAGR: 25%) until 2020 Retailers can grow 60% faster with a premium service offering DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has published research highlighting the significant growth opportunity for retailers and manufacturers with…

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DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa

On Demand Delivery is currently deployed in 6 markets across SSA – South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius & Tanzania, with plans to roll out to further countries in SSA throughout 2017

On Demand Delivery developed in response to significant growth in premium cross-border e-commerce volumes  Flexible shipping options designed to enhance the customer experience for online shoppers DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)…

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Advancements in Mobile Technology Further Connects Africa with Global Markets

Currently, more than 60% of individuals in sub-Saharan Africa have access to a mobile phone

The growth of mobile phones and services across the African continent has instantly brought many Africans into the digital age and connected them to worldwide knowledge and services. Home to one of the world’s fastest growing middle classes, Africa has seen multiple opportunities emerge for both local and global retailers…

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Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure customer satisfaction this festive season - DHL

The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season

The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season. Retailers therefore need to pay careful attention to their supply chains during this period, as operations and delivery are key to client satisfaction, maximizing brand exposure and increasing revenue. Oliver Facey, Vice President of…

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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…