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Supply Chain

Our core business comprises tailor-made logistics services and supply chain solutions in order to reduce the complexity for our customers and to add sustainable value.

We offer a broad product portfolio including warehouse operations and transport as well as value-added services such as eFulfillment, omnichannel solutions and returns management, Lead Logistics Partner (LLP), Real Estate Solutions, Service Logistics and packaging solutions targeted to our customer's needs across all strategic industry sectors. We offer modular solutions that allow our customers' operations to be more agile and more flexible to respond to changing supply chain needs and requirements.

Solutions that reduce customer supply chain complexity





3PL provider

most innovative - according to Gartner ranking


Countries with Active Operations

~15 million

Square meters of storage

Standardisation and use of innovative technologies

We are constantly striving to increase speed and agility along the entire supply chain through modular standardisation and the use of new technologies. State-of-the-art digital solutions are already used at more than 80 % of our locations, for example with some 4,000 collaborative robots and some 38,000 smart wearables deployed. In addition, we leverage data analytics to drive operational efficiencies and to enhance the customer experience. We are integrating physical and digital supply chain solutions.

Leading position in contract logistics

The global contract logistics market is estimated at around EUR231.3 billion for the year 2021. DHL is the global market leader in the fragmented market of contract logistics with a market share of 6.0 % (2021) and operations in more than 50 countries. The market share of the next leading providers is half as large.

Meeting or exceeding customers' expectations

With the globally consistent operating standards of our "Operations Management System First Choice", we ensure that we consistently either meet or exceed our customers' quality expectations and continuously improve.

Thanks to our systematic follow-up on customer feedback, our satisfaction values (Net Promoter Approach) remain on a high level.