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DHL Global Forwarding running 8th year of DHL University program


MIAMI, Fla.–DHL Global Forwarding is teaming up with industry experts for the eighth consecutive year on its DHL University program. The program, which included the participation of more than 310 customers in 2014, is designed to engage logistics professionals in academic discussions and provide industry updates and best practices on topics such as international trade, regulation modifications and customs procedures, as well as networking opportunities. For 2015, approximately 13 DHL University events are planned in: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, the U.S. and Venezuela, said a release.

“Survey results have shown DHL University provides a platform for high-caliber speakers to share their knowledge with our customers on topics related to logistics trends across various industry sectors for the purpose of best practice adoption and further trade development.”

These events are jointly organized for DHL customers by DHL and a variety of educational institutions, governmental organizations and/or renowned third party contributors. The events, which are free of charge, are put together based on customer feedback on which topics interest them and are presented by thought leaders in their communities, as well as special guests from abroad.

“Now in its eighth year, DHL University serves as a venue where ideas and concerns can be exchanged freely, and information on changes in trade can be shared,” said Mathieu Floreani, CEO for DHL Global Forwarding, Americas. “Survey results have shown DHL University provides a platform for high-caliber speakers to share their knowledge with our customers on topics related to logistics trends across various industry sectors for the purpose of best practice adoption and further trade development.”

Plans for 2015 topics include: Free Trade Agreements, best practices for proper Harmonized Tariff Schedule classification and declaration of customs value, among others.

 


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