Tuesday 6th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

DHL Express plans 4.9pc price rise

DHL Express (UK) is increasing its general average price by 4.9 per cent, from 1st January 2017.

PDHL changes rateshil Couchman, CEO, DHL Express UK, said: “DHL Express is focused on being the quality leader in the international time definite delivery business. Our annual price increase supports this aspiration by allowing us to invest in a truly world-class network that generates significant value for our customers.

“Our prices reflect both the value embedded in our service and our uncompromising long-term commitment to service quality. In 2016, we announced a broad array of investments in our network, systems and people, committing more than EUR 800 million in capital expenditure during the year.”

In Germany, the average price increase will be 3.9 per cent. The DHL Express products offered for private customers via post office branches in Germany remain unaffected by the price increase.