DHL launches Economy Select Service that offers up to 30% cost savings

The product comprises a full suite of Intra-Asia day definite express solutions for outbound deliveries Economic and cost-effective delivery service for non-time-sensitive business-to-business shipments
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Pune - Maharashtra - India

March 26, 2009 - PRLog -- Pune– DHL Express, the leading express and logistics company, today announced the launch of its full suite of Intra-Asia DHL Economy Select service. This will include outbound shipments in India and 17 other locations in Asia Pacific. DHL Economy Select offers the convenience of door-to-door delivery of non-time-sensitive outbound consignments within Asia Pacific at lower shipping costs. These added advantages are without any compromise in service quality or access to DHL’s in-house customs expertise.


Providing better flexibility and choice to customers, DHL Economy Select service offers cost savings of up to 30 percent, especially for shipments of over 45 kg. Unlike DHL’s premium guaranteed Time-Definite service for critical shipments, DHL Economy Select is suited to non-time sensitive shipments with a transit period of two to four business days, depending on location.


With DHL Economy Select, the shipments are handled at the same level of service appropriated to other smaller, time-sensitive parcels, allowing customers to benefit from full end-to-end checkpoint visibility and simplified paperwork due to the provision of a single invoice with no hidden transportation costs upon delivery.


“As the market leading Express player, we’re mindful of the current economic climate and have developed a product tailored to meet our customers’ needs. With the near-term economic outlook, businesses are looking at every aspect of their operating costs. With up to 30 per cent cost savings for shipments over 45kg, customers can now send their shipments at a lower price with the security and reliability of our premier Express services”, said Craig Grossgart, DHL Express Asia Pacific.


Since its launch, DHL Economy Select has been widely received among customers in India . Driven by the strong demand for the service, it’s timely for us to extend DHL Economy Select to inbound shipments in April 2009.


DHL Economy Select is now available as a fully outbound intra-Asia service offering in Australia , Bangladesh , China , Hong Kong , India , Indonesia , Japan , Korea , Malaysia , Nepal , New Zealand , Pakistan , Philippines , Singapore , Sri Lanka , Taiwan , Thailand and Vietnam . This service will be extended between Asia Pacific/ Europe and Asia Pacific/ US by Q4 2009.


About DHL: The Logistics company for the world

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and 310,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than 54 billion euros in 2008.


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