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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 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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DHL partners with MallforAfrica on a marketplace site focused exclusively on delivering African-Made products to the World

Marketplace Africa delivers the best of Africa to its global customers

DHL (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced its partnership with e-commerce giant, MallforAfrica’s new platform, Marketplace Africa, to help online retailers bring African-made products to the US and global market. The site offers items from the continent’s most talented designers and artisans from a variety of…

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DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

This will be the first time businesses in Africa can sell their locally manufactured products directly on eBay

Africans will now be able to sell their local products to customers in the US through an eBay platform powered by MallforAfrica DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com), the world’s leading international express services provider recently announced its partnership with MallforAfrica (www.MallForAfrica.com), the award-winning global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa…

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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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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 Regional Conference highlights sector growth opportunities in Africa’s Life Sciences & Healthcare sector

Over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts came together last week to discuss ‘Delivering Healthcare to Africa’ at DHL’s 6th annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference in Pretoria, South Africa

‘Delivering Healthcare to Africa’ DHL’s Annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare Conference focused on life sciences & healthcare supply chains to support African growth in the sector Africa highlighted as market with a positive growth trend in healthcare Over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts came together last week to discuss…

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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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DHL Enters Strategic Partnership with Ambatovyin Madagascar

This agreement encompasses two contracts where DHL will provide onshore and off-shore services

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group  (www.DHL.com) , has entered into an initial three-year Global Freight Forwarding agreement with Ambatovy, a joint venture between Sherritt International Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Korea Resources Corporation. This agreement was secured and will be managed by the…