DHL Express Celebrates 25 Years of Connecting Gujarat to the World

DHL Express Celebrates 25 Years of Connecting Gujarat to the World

Online PR News – 06-July-2013 – 28-6-2013 –  From bigger cities like Ahmedabad and Vadodara to smaller towns like Jamnagar and Dahej, DHL services over 60 cities and towns and over 1000 locations within Gujarat
 DHL services customers across industries like chemical and allied products, textiles, wholesale trade, industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing
 For shipments from Gujarat to major locations around the world, DHL delivers within 48 hours

Ahmedabad, 28 June 2013: DHL Express, the world's leading express logistics company, celebrates 25 successful years of connecting Gujarat to the world. Since inception in 1987, DHL Express has expanded its presence to build a strong foothold in all major cities of Gujarat. From bigger cities like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhinagar to smaller towns like Jamnagar, Surendranagar, Navasari and Dahej, DHL services over 60 cities and towns and over 1000 locations within Gujarat.

“In India, DHL Express offers its customers the entire spectrum of express services from international air express to high-end logistics solutions including repair and return, strategic inventory management and direct express inventory distribution. Today we service over 60,000 customers, have a pan-India presence through dedicated service centres in 27 cities and through Blue Dart Express access to over 33,000 locations. We have a strong and robust network of over 400 fleet vehicles on road, 15 dedicated DHL network flights and 100 commercial flights per week. This gives our customers all over India and in Gujarat unmatched access to an international network of 220 countries and territories where DHL has a presence,” says Mr. RS Subramanian, Country Manager, India, DHL Express.

On DHL celebrating 25 years of presence in Gujarat, Mr. Sandeep Juneja, Senior Director, National Sales, DHL Express India said, “Gujarat, since time immemorial is known for its entrepreneurship and economic power status. Gujarat is the ‘growth engine of India’ and we have witnessed steady growth in business across the industries we service, which are chemical and allied products, textiles, wholesale trade, industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing, etc.” Mr. Juneja adds, “For shipments from Gujarat to major locations around the world we deliver within 48 hours. Our in-house customs-clearance capabilities, tools offering visibility and control of the entire supply chain to customers and solutions not just to trunk lanes like US, Europe and Asia but also developing countries like Africa and Latin America add immense value to our customers.”

Speaking about DHL’s strong brand presence Mr, Chandrashekhar Pitre, Senior Director, Marketing – South Asia, DHL Express said, “In most countries where we have a presence, we would be the first to launch international air express services for our customers. The DHL brand is visible across the globe – whether it’s the yellow on our vehicles, retail stores, and television campaigns or through our international sponsorships like Formula One, Fashion Weeks etc. This gives our customers the comfort of dealing with a world-class international company like DHL, which has the expertise and capability of providing logistics support when and where they need it to enable and grow their businesses.”

DHL services a wide spectrum of customers in India including importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, walk-in customers, students etc. To sustain the growth momentum DHL is continuously expanding its customer base and also focused on SME clusters that are playing a key role in the country’s manufacturing growth and international trade. In order to understand and empower the Gujarat SMEs, today DHL is conducting a mentoring clinic in Ahmedabad providing a platform for a knowledge forum to engage.

In 2012, DHL Express handled nearly 10 million international shipments for India.

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