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DHL invests $300m in robotics to boost e-commerce supply chain Beth Wright | 3 Dec 18

Contract logistics firm DHL Supply Chain, part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is to deploy emerging technologies – including collaborative piece-picking robots and self-driving vehicles - in 350 of its 430 North American facilities as part of a US$300m investment.

Lindex picks DHL to manage freight operations Beth Wright | 26 Oct 18

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has appointed DHL Global Forwarding to manage freight distribution across its entire whole network of stores and e-commerce

New DHL app manages supply chain risk Beth Wright | 27 Sep 18

Logistics giant DHL has launched its newest innovation in supply chain risk management – a mobile app it says offers near real-time monitoring of shipment milestones across transport modes, as well as external incidents capable of disrupting a business’ supply chain.

DHL innovation centre to explore future supply chains Michelle Russell | 6 Jun 18

Logistics giant DHL is expanding its global innovation footprint to the Americas in a move it says will spearhead development of future logistics and supply chain solutions in the region.

DHL debuts end-to-end supply chain visibility platform Beth Wright | 17 May 18

DHL Supply Chain, the Americas’ leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has developed a new end-to-end supply chain visibility platform.

M&S creates single-tier clothing logistics network Beth Wright | 18 Apr 18

As part of ongoing efforts to transform its business, UK retail group Marks & Spencer is to implement a new single-tier clothing and home logistics network it says will allow it to move products from suppliers to stores faster and at a lower cost.

New Myanmar logistics hub to meet garment sector needs Michelle Russell | 8 Jun 16

International services provider DHL Express is to open its largest facility in Myanmar to cater to the country's increasing logistics needs, driven by growth sectors such as garment manufacturing.

New freight service along China-Turkey rail corridor Leonie Barrie | 15 Jan 16

A new multimodal freight service has opened on the new Southern rail corridor between China and Turkey, a critical segment of China's ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, with a transit time of just two weeks.

WORLD: Distance selling poised for double-digit growth Richard Woodard | 17 Jun 14

The global distance selling sector is poised to grow by more than 10% annually over the next five years, according to a new report from DHL E-commerce.

Disruptive market drives supply chain change Richard Woodard | 1 Oct 13

Having an efficient and fast-reacting supply chain should be a must for any fashion brand or retailer - but "market disruption" caused by the internet and globalisation is making it more vital than ever before.

WORLD: Fashion retailers should rethink supply chains Petah Marian | 23 Sep 13

Fashion retailers should re-think their supply chains in response to rapidly changing and often unpredictable consumer behaviour, new research suggests.

UK: Protestors target Fashion Week sponsor DHL Leonie Barrie | 18 Feb 13

Two global unions are using London Fashion Week (LFW) as a platform to protest against the abuse of workers who deliver clothes - claiming event sponsor DHL is a key culprit.

GERMANY: Primark to drive expansion with logistics centre Katie Smith | 12 Nov 12

Primark's third European logistics centre has been set up in Germany by DHL Supply Chain to help drive the retailer's international expansion.

Speaking with style: Harry van Dalfsen, president, IAF Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 12

The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.

UK: Sainsbury's to move clothing depot to Bedford Petah Marian | 4 Apr 12

Sainsbury's is set to move its boxed and hanging clothing depot from Coventry to Bedford as the retailer grows its apparel offer.

CAMBODIA: DHL opens fashion and apparel centre | 22 Feb 11

Logistics company DHL has opened a new office in Cambodia which will serve as specialist fashion and apparel centre to support the country's fast-growing garment export industry.

ANALYSIS: Volcanic ash fallout hits apparel trade Leonie Barrie | 21 Apr 10

As the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland made its way across northern Europe over the past week, the massive transportation gridlock that has already brought much of the region to a halt has had a ripple effect on the apparel industry too.

BELGIUM: Belspeed expands fashion distribution capacity | 22 Jan 10

Distribution and logistics firm Belspeed International Fashion Transport has expanded and remodelled its warehousing facilities ahead of an expected 20% increase in volume this year.

PAKISTAN: DHL sets up fashion and apparel centre | 25 Nov 09

Logistics company DHL is opening its first specialist fashion and apparel centre in Pakistan to support the country’s fast-growing garment export industry.

US: Former DHL exec to head Walmart Asia | 11 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named Scott Price, the former head of DHL Express' European operations, as CEO of Walmart Asia.

BELGIUM: Levi re-appoints DHL for European distribution | 10 Jul 09

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has reappointed DHL Supply Chain to manage its European distribution centre in Bornem, Belgium for a further three-year period.

VIETNAM: DHL invests $10m in fashion logistics | 24 Jun 09

Logistics company DHL is investing US$10m over the next five years to expand its services in Vietnam, including the launch of a fashion and apparel centre to support the country’s fast-growing garment export industry.

HONG KONG: DHL invests in Fashion Competency Centre | 13 May 09

DHL is investing over HKD$100m (US$12.9m) in an office and a Fashion Competency Centre, both which are based in the Kowloon Commerce Centre in Hong Kong.

COMMENT: Putting right some wrong information | 24 Mar 09

Peddling doom is the great global fashion right now. But while that might be understandable, the doom-peddlers always seem to miss an opportunity to promote their own interest. And too often the peddling is based on misinformation, writes Mike Flanagan.

INDIA: DHL opens fashion logistics centre | 18 Feb 09

Logistics company DHL has opened its first Fashion & Apparel logistics centre in the Asia Pacific region to help manage the flow of merchandise to customers in Europe and North America.

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