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DHL Express announces 2016 rate adjustments


TORONTO, Ont.–DHL Express announced its annual general average price increase, effective January 1, 2016. In Canada, the average price increase will be 4.9%.

“The whole essence of DHL Express is about providing outstanding service quality for our customers throughout the world,” said Andrew Williams, CEO, DHL Express Canada.

“Our annual price increase enables us to continue investing in our international time definite network and to maintain our leading service quality. Our major investment announcements in 2015 have included new hubs in Brussels, Belgium, and Singapore, and an expanded Americas hub in Cincinnati, U.S. We are also continuing to invest in the Middle East and Africa, where we have unrivalled networks, and to add freighter aircraft, particularly to strengthen our intercontinental connections. Last but not least, our Certified International Specialist program is equipping our employees with the skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional service. All of this has one overarching aim: to help our customers grow and succeed in international trade.”