DHL was founded in the United States in 1969. The brand incorporated the initials of the founders’ surnames DHL (Dalsey, Hillblom and Lynn). Larry Hillblom had initially started the company, and later invited Adrian Dalsey and Robert Lynn as partners.
In 2002, Deutsche Post bought over DHL and absorb into its express division and became known as Deutsche Post DHL Group. DHL would be the preferred entity to spearhead the international expansion of Deutsche Post business units and subsidiaries.
DHL Express rebranded by introducing a new red-and-yellow colour scheme and logo from the previous maroon red and white.
Deutsche Post DHL is the world’s leading logistics company, delivering to over 220 countries and territories worldwide.
The company delivers over 1.3 billion parcels per year by using a combination of aircraft types-mainly consisting of Airbus 300-600 freighters and Boeing 757/767/777 freighters.
In Germany, DHL Leipzig Halle is the hub of the European logistic freight center.
In Malaysia, DHL Express was the first International courier company to be established in 1973.
On January 20, 2012, DHL Express, service provider, emerged triumphant with their latest win at the BrandLaureate SMEs Chapter Awards 2011 in Malaysia.
Voted as the most preferred brand by the local SME community, DHL Express Malaysia clinched The Top 10 Masters Awards for Logistics – Courier Services at the awards ceremony.
Being the brand market leader, DHL Express focuses on reliability, speed, customer service and unmatched logistic expertise is unrivalled.
DHL Express passion and demonstrated on-time-delivery sets the industry benchmark by focusing on customers and its well-trained workforce.
DHL Express even sets the tone on the heavy investment in their employees by acknowledging their Employees of the Year images on their deliveries van. This is a really great employer branding.
Recently, DHL Express was the official logistic partner for the James Bond 007 hit movie, No Time to Die.
DHL Express has been nominated multiple times by The BrandLaureate for exceptional global logistic network expertise.
Top 10 Presidents Award, Best Brands 2012-2013
Top 10 Most Admired Brands, Best Brands 2011-2012
Top 10 Master Awards, SMEs 2011
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