Friday 13th Dec 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

DHL Express delivers 67 tonnes of kit for Rugby World Cup 2019

DHL Express will deliver 67 tonnes of rugby gear to all 20 participating nations during the seven weeks of the Rugby Wold Cup 2019, which takes place in Japan from Friday 20 September.

As well as delivering team equipment, training and technical gear to all participating unions DHL Express will also have delivered 432,000 tickets to more than 140 countries.

This is the third Rugby World Cup that DHL Express has been involved in as official logistics partner, starting in New Zealand in 2011, followed by England in 2015.

DHL Express chief executive John Pearson said “As ‘the world’s most international company’, DHL has a longstanding association with the game of rugby across the globe that spans much of the 50 years we have been in business.”