Home / Shipping / Aviation/ DHL Express announces 2018 rate adjustments

DHL Express announces 2018 rate adjustments

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Monday, 25 September 2017 00:00

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced its annual general average price increase, effective 1 January 2018. In Sri Lanka, the average price increase will be 4.9%.

“The DHL Express customer promise is that we will provide the very highest levels of service quality for their international time definite shipments and their business,” said DHL Express CEO Ken Allen. 

“Over the last year, we have added new hubs with automated sorting capabilities to our international network and further strengthened our security measures in order to meet the requirements of our customers, partners and transport authorities. We have announced further investments in modernising our aviation fleet, introducing more green vehicles for inner city delivery and enhancing our ground infrastructure around the world. We have also deployed new solutions – such as On Demand Delivery and Parcel Lockers – to make the delivery process even more convenient for retailers and their customers in the dynamically growing e-commerce segment,” he said.

“Our annual price increase ensures that we can make the investments needed to meet our customers’ expectations and to continue to make them successful over the long-term,” added Allen.

DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation, currency dynamics and other rising costs, such as expenses related to compliance with enhanced security regulations, in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that it serves. Price adjustments will vary from country to country, depending on local conditions, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow. For more information, visit www.dhl.com.


Share This Article


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

2018 could see the birth of a new religion in India, Lingayatism

Saturday, 24 March 2018

The year 2018 is likely to see the birth (or official recognition) of a new religion in India, adding to the six already in existence and recognised by law. It is Lingayatism, found mostly in the South Indian States and Maharashtra.

No Confidence motion – A desperate attempt against PM will be defeated

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Ranil Wickremesinghe, the most popular Prime Minister, has made fellow politicians nervous if he is allowed to continue.

Mr. Elections Commissioner, play with a straight bat please

Saturday, 24 March 2018

The orange embers still burning. The once-busy extraordinarily-long orange drapes washed and put on sagging lines as far as eyes can see. Scattered stones and boulders cleared and removed by the municipalities.

The no-confidence motion against Ranil will create further chaos

Friday, 23 March 2018

The Mahinda Rajapaksa-backed Joint Opposition yesterday submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Columnists More