The essentials to implement ahead of peak

Published 12th November 2020

The pandemic has fuelled e-commerce growth this year, as retail store closures nudged a record number of buyers online, some for the first time. Many e-commerce businesses have already had to adapt this year, and some are even better placed to cope with the fluctuating demands of the festive shopping season than before. Traditional festive […]


Educating customers about the true value of your product

Published 23rd March 2020

Raising awareness and educating is key to changing the mindsets and purchasing habits of consumers. This is a positive if you can be part of the conversation! Customer-directed campaigns are helping consumers understand the environmental impacts of their own behaviour. Transparent pricing and environmental cost Transparent pricing to understand the true cost and impact of […]


Small Business Sunday Event 2020

Published 11th March 2020

Now in its tenth year, the 2020 event was held at the ICC in Birmingham and attended by around 900 small businesses keen to enhance their growth. Speakers on the main stage included Google Digital Garage, LinkedIn, NatWest and Mind, as well as Meet the Experts and Breakout Sessions with businesses including DHL Express. The […]


Innovative materials and fashion

Published 10th March 2020

At DHL Express, we have been rethinking packaging and you can read all about it in our blog which looks ahead at the packaging trends set to shape the future of logistics. Continuing this delve into innovative materials, we unpick how fashion brands can integrate sustainability from the design stage to impact the entire supply […]


International Women’s Day 2020: DHL’s support of women in business

Published 6th March 2020

From joining DHL when she had a young family to becoming an Operations Manager today, we’ve spoken to female leader Helen Mitchell about her career to date. What attracted you to work for DHL International? I grew up feeling a part of the DHL family as my Dad works for the business, so always saw […]


What does international success look like? Key themes and top tips from the International Track 200

Published 5th March 2020

The average international sales growth for the 200 companies on the list over the last two years was 64%. Exporting to all corners of the globe, the companies employ a total of 124,000 staff and added 38,000 jobs over the same period. 90% of the companies listed sell to mainland Europe, making it the most […]


Getting your e-commerce business ready to go global

Published 18th February 2020

British fashion businesses are in an especially strong position to sell internationally as they are valued for their unique, high quality and competitively priced goods. There are more than 2 billion online shoppers worldwide and in 2020 cross-border e-commerce is predicted to grow to $1 trillion. We’ve pulled together our top considerations when preparing an […]


Circular Economy & Fashion

Published 11th February 2020

At DHL we have a long-term mission to achieve zero emissions in our logistics operation by the year 2050, but we know a number of our e-commerce businesses are driving for fashion-forward sustainability. Over the next few months we will be sharing blogs to support and help inspire businesses and consumers to get behind the […]


Rethinking packaging: The future of packaging in the logistics industry

Published 10th January 2020

Businesses want their branded packaging to represent them in a positive way, but consumers become frustrated if it is hard to use and difficult to recycle. Packaging waste also represents a significant environmental challenge. At DHL Express, we have been thinking about how these developments are likely to impact the packaging solutions seen in today’s […]


DHL Express in 2019: a review of another great year for DHL Express and British business

Published 23rd December 2019

DHL turned 50! A landmark birthday was celebrated in 2019 as DHL turned 50! From humble beginnings in 1969 to the most global logistics network today, our trade lanes now reach more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We even marked our special anniversary by accompanying one of the world’s biggest rock stars, Bryan […]




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