Air Freight and Logistics
Company Overview of DHL Global Forwarding Inc.
DHL Global Forwarding Inc. provides air and ocean freight, domestic, warehousing and distribution, and supply chain solutions worldwide. It offers shipping, tracking, export/international delivery, import/inbound delivery, domestic/local delivery, road and rail transportation, contract logistics, international mail, and other services. The company also provides logistics solutions, such as freight transportation, warehousing and distribution, customs, security and insurance, and industry sector solutions. DHL Global Forwarding Inc. was founded in 1935 and is based in Plantation, Florida. The company has operations worldwide. DHL Global Forwarding Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Deutsche Pos...
1200 South Pine Island Road
Plantation, FL 33324
Founded in 1935
Key Executives for DHL Global Forwarding Inc.
Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific and Head of Asia Pacific Region
Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Projects
Chief Executive Officer of North America
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
DHL Global Forwarding Inc. Key Developments
DHL Global Forwarding Appoints Nikola Hagleitner as New Head of Industrial Projects
Nov 7 13
DHL Global Forwarding announced the appointment of Nikola Hagleitner as the new global head of its sub-division Industrial Projects. Effective from October 22, 2013, she will be responsible for the worldwide expansion of DHL's already solid base of business in this area and thus the overarching goal of becoming the number one project forwarder. Nikola Hagleitner will continue to report directly to Roger Crook, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. Most recently Nikola Hagleitner has been the Global Head of Business Strategy in DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. In her new position she continues to be a member of the global management board of the business unit.
DHL Global Forwarding Launches India-Shanghai LCL Service
Jul 18 13
DHL Global Forwarding has launched two new weekly services connecting Nhava Sheva and Chennai ports with Shanghai for less-than-container load (LCL) consignments. Less-than-container load cargo is referred to shipments that are insufficient to fill a standard container-such parcels are combined and stuffed into a container for export or import. The new direct services offer substantial saving in transit time, the company said in a statement. It takes 17 days from Nhava Sheva port to Shanghai and 15 days from Chennai to Shanghai, which would especially meet the requirements of the retail and automotive sectors.
DHL Launches DHL Thermonet
Jun 10 13
DHL launched DHL Thermonet, a new air freight product tailored to the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector. This global service is a new addition to DHL's network of Life Sciences and Healthcare facilities and offers customers a transparent and a regulatory compliant platform enabling them to manage their temperature-sensitive shipments of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. DHL Thermonet provides higher visibility as a standard offering in the temperature controlled shipping arena by integrating proactive monitoring and intervention 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with SmartSensor RFID technology, an in-house development from DHL's Solutions & Innovation division. The SmartSensor monitors the ambient temperature of the shipment while in transit. As an optional service, near-product temperature of the goods during transport can be recorded utilizing the SmartSensor XP technology, enabling more targeted intervention. The data collected by the SmartSensors uploads automatically to the LifeTrack IT platform via a web portal. Developed specifically for the life sciences and healthcare sector by LifeConEx, a subsidiary of DHL Global Forwarding, LifeTrack is the integrated operational tool for all logistical and temperature data, from standard operating procedures creation through shipment monitoring and intervention, for DHL Thermonet. In addition, LifeTrack simplifies and automates document control and change management. Temperature-sensitive products currently make up a quarter of global pharmaceutical sales.
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