Thursday 29th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Deutsche Post DHL takes stake in French e-commerce specialist

Deutsche Post DHL plans to invest in a 27.5 per cent stake in Relais Colis, a French e-commerce logistics specialist

The aim is to support the further development of the French e-commerce logistics specialist’s network of pickup points and its customized delivery solutions for end customers. This will allow DHL’s divisions, primarily DHL Parcel, to open up additional channels and expand its offering of value-added logistics services for e-commerce customers to the French market.

Relais Colis is a partner of a number of e-commerce players,and offers a range of services, including pickup point deliveries and home deliveries for larger packages. It employs about 450 people, with a network of three national hubs, 22 branches and 4,800 pickup points.