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DHL Group

The world's leading logistics company

About us

DHL Group is the world’s leading logistic company.  The Group connects people and markets and is an enabler of global trade. It aspires to be the first choice for customers, employees and investors worldwide. To this end, DHL Group is focusing on growth in its profitable core logistics businesses and accelerating the digital transformation in all business divisions.

The Group contributes to the world through sustainable business practices, corporate citizenship and environmental activities. By the year 2050, DHL Group aims to achieve net-zero emissions logistics.  

DHL Group in numbers


countries and territories

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employees worldwide

~€82 Billion

revenue generated in 2023

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Two strong brands

DHL Group is home to two strong brands:

DHL offers a comprehensive range of parcel, express, freight transport and supply chain management services as well as e-commerce logistics solutions.

Deutsche Post is the largest postal service provider in Europe and the market leader in the German mail market.  

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In the Express division, we transport urgent documents and goods reliably and on time from door to door.

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Global Forwarding, Freight

International air and ocean freight as well as European overland transportation services.

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Supply Chain

Standardised warehousing, transport and value-added services that can be combined to form customised supply chain solutions.

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Our core business is domestic parcel transport in selected countries in Europe, in the United States, in certain countries in Asia, in particular in India, and deferred cross-border services.

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Post & Parcel Germany

A broad spectrum of mail and parcel services. In addition, we are an expert in dialog marketing.  

Each of the divisions is managed by its own divisional headquarters and subdivided into functions, business units or regions for reporting purposes.

Group management functions are centralized in the Corporate Center. The internal services that support the entire Group are consolidated in our Global Business Services unit. Customer Solutions & Innovation (CSI) is DHL’s cross-divisional account management and innovation unit.

Overview of business divisions and Group functions

Our commitment

Our ability to perform as a Group rests on the shoulders of our many employees. Our guiding principle "Respect & Results" strengthens the collaboration among our employees and demonstrates our respect for human rights within our sphere of influence. We create a lasting positive impact and follow a clear strategy. Our Sustainability Roadmap focuses on the three areas where we have the greatest impact: Environment, Social and Governance. We want to lead the way towards sustainable logistics – we strive to run clean operations that protect the climate, provide a great place to work for all, and be a highly trusted company and partner.