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DHL Express reveals UAE shipment price hike for 2020

Logistics giant DHL says average shipment price will be 4.9% higher compared to 2019

DHL Express reveals UAE shipment price hike for 2020
DHL Express, the global express services provider.

DHL Express, the global express services provider, has announced a price increase in the UAE that will take effect on January 1, 2020.

The average shipment price will be 4.9 percent higher compared to 2019, the company said in a statement.

“It is our goal at DHL Express to support our customers in reaching their business goals by tailoring our services to the needs of their business. As a prerequisite, we have been investing heavily in our international network,” said Geoff Walsh, country manager UAE.

“The annual price adjustment allows us to invest in our infrastructure, enabling us to utilise innovative technologies and individual delivery processes to ensure best-in-class customer solutions.

"Rising item volumes in the e-commerce market have increased the demand for logistics expertise and in response, DHL Express have invested comprehensively in new aircrafts and in development for its global hub and gateway network," he added.

Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics such as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures.

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