In addition, the company was honoured as a leading global Top Employer 2020, certified in all regions and leading the list with the most country awards among all other Top Employers.
The award was conferred by Top Employers Institute, making this the sixth straight year that DHL Express has won the global and Asia Pacific award. 'This further establishes the company as a global leader in employment practices and talent development, with a workplace culture built on respect, recognition and equal opportunities,' a company statement said.
DHL Express Asia Pacific CEO Ken Lee said: 'The award is a strong testament to our continuous commitment in creating great conditions for our people to develop and thrive within the world's most international company. Without a doubt, it is through the dedication and passion of all our employees that we are able to maintain our leadership position in the market and deliver excellence every day for our customers.'
The Top Employer award has consistently recognized DHL Express' sustained investment in leadership development and talent growth, including its Certified International Specialist (CIS) and Certified International Manager (CIM) programmes that have provided 320,000 training sessions to employees in Asia Pacific.
'Our employees are at the heart of our business, so ensuring they are happy coming to work every day is critical to our business success. We do this by listening and acting on their feedback through our annual Employee Opinion Survey, and providing them with a myriad of training and development programmes.
'At the same time, initiatives like our 'Appreciation Week,' 'Employee of the Year' and DHL AsiaCup, which brings together 1,200 employees for a weekend of healthy competition, celebrates our employees and builds greater teamwork,' said human resources senior vice president A Mateen.
DHL Express received 53 different awards for its workplace culture in 2019, bringing the total number of awards won since 2014 to 244. These accolades include being ranked first on the list of Asia's Best Multinational Workplaces 2019 by Great Place to Work, and was named regional Kincentric Best Employer (formerly part of Aon).