DHL Express announces 5pc price increase for 2020 in Hong Kong and Macau
MAJOR international express services provider, DHL Express, has announced an average shipment price increase of 4
MAJOR international express services provider, DHL Express, has announced an average shipment price increase of 4.9 per cent that will take effect on January 1, 2020.
'It is our goal at DHL Express to support our customers in reaching their business goals by tailoring our services to the needs of their business. As a prerequisite, we have been investing heavily in our international network,' said Herbert Vongpusanachai, senior vice president and managing director, DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau.
DHL Express said the annual price adjustment allows the company to invest in its infrastructure, enabling it to utilise innovative technologies and individual delivery processes to ensure best-in-class customer solutions.
'The growing e-commerce market has increased the demand for logistics expertise and in response, DHL Express have invested comprehensively in new lower carbon-emissions aircrafts, expanding its green fleet, developing its global hub and gateway network and top-of-the-line sorting technology armed with multiple processing capacities. These advances and those to come will help us, our customers and partners, to contribute a significant part to improving our ecological footprint.'
DHL Express pointed out that prices are adjusted on an annual basis, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics such as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures.
'These measures are updated by national and international authorities on a regular basis in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that DHL Express serves.
'Depending on local conditions, price adjustments will vary from country to country, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow,' the company said.