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DHL Global Forwarding sharpens its focus on Morocco and West Africa with strategic leadership appointments

All three executives will report directly to Serigne Ndanck Mbaye, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, West Africa

DHL Global Forwarding (www.DHL.com), the leading international provider of air, ocean and road freight solutions, has strengthened its leadership teams in Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Morocco with new country manager appointments. In the West Africa region, Gisele Bambara (https://bit.ly/2zj8P3E) leads a team made up of almost 80% women…

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DHL Express cements commitment to growing African e-commerce with strategic investment in Link Commerce

Africa’s online retail market predicted to reach an 11-digit dollar value in 2020

DHL (www.DHL.com) acquires a stake in their strategic partner company, Link Commerce, in support of growing e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa and other global emerging e-commerce markets; Africa’s online retail market predicted to reach an 11-digit dollar value in 2020. DHL Express today announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce,…

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DHL Global Forwarding forms Arabian Cluster to focus on Growth Prospects in the Region

Industry veteran, Firas Sukkar takes on role of Country Manager in Kuwait

Expands presence to Saudi Arabia; team to be led by DHL (https://www.DHL.com) veteran, Sue Donoghue; Industry veteran, Firas Sukkar takes on role of Country Manager in Kuwait. DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has formed an Arabian Cluster (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait…

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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…