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DHL rolls out e-commerce platform to more African markets following initial success

Platform has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa

DHL Africa eShop sees impressive growth in first seven weeks; Platform has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growing demand for online retail service fuels further growth. Following the success of the DHL Africa eShop (www.Africa-eShop.DHL) app in 11 countries across Sub Saharan Africa, DHL…

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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 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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DHL Delivers Black Rhino Eliska to Africa

DHL provides dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to ensure maximum comfort and minimal travel time

Female Eastern black rhino Eliska transported from Czech Republic to Tanzanian sanctuary as part of conservation project DHL provides dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to ensure maximum comfort and minimal travel time DHL (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express delivery provider, has completed another landmark transportation project with the delivery of…

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Africa’s slight economic slowdown will not discourage investment, says DHL

Sub-Saharan Africa real GDP growth of +4% expected in 2016 - up from 2015

Over the past few years, Africa has been top of mind for foreign business investment, often referred to as one of the last frontiers for economic growth and development. However, given the recent economic downturn and headwinds that the continent is experiencing – is the region still offering opportunity to…

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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…