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Years of innovation and refinement have produced packaging technologies and solutions that deliver high performance at a low cost. However, there is growing evidence that these approaches can’t keep up with the changing needs of companies, consumers and the environment. At DHL Express, we’ve been thinking about how new approaches to packaging will shape future […]

As another year comes to an end, we welcome 2020 with open and optimistic arms. But before the new year gets in full swing, we’re looking back at what an amazing year 2019 was for DHL Express UK. 2019 marked DHL’s landmark 50th birthday and the celebrations did not disappoint. It was also a standout […]

Is your business well established on its home turf but struggling to get over the line when it comes to reaching a wider audience? At DHL, we’re offering you the opportunity to win exposure and take your business to the next level through the use of matchday advertising assets at The Twickenham Stoop. DHL is […]

In a new report released this week, total exports of goods for October 2019 were £34.3 billion, an increase of 11 per cent compared with September, and an increase of £1.1 billion compared with October 2018. The US remains the dominant trading partner for exports; it experienced the largest increase since September, up £1,248 million.

This year Black Friday coincided with the November pay day for most Britons. It was also a week closer to Christmas which saw sales jump 16.5 per cent compared with last year, according to payments firm Barclaycard. What started as a store-focused shopping holiday, has increasingly moved online to join Black Friday and Cyber Monday […]

The Lord Mayor of London has called on Northern firms to join him on upcoming trade delegations abroad. In a bid to boost business ties between the Northern cities and the City of London, William Russell will visit Manchester and Leeds. “With our departure from the European Union on the horizon, it is more important […]

In partnership with DHL, the British Chambers of Commerce has released its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook (QITO) for July to September 2019. The QITO report gives a better understanding of new markets and the international opportunities they can create for British businesses. Shannon Diett, VP of Marketing, DHL Express UK, said: “Despite [the challenging […]

For some, Scotch whisky is the very essence of Scotland, rich in history, craftmanship and culture. It’s no wonder that it’s such a booming export taking foreign markets by storm. Last year Scotch whisky exports were worth £4.7 billion, with more than a billion bottles sent overseas. These considerable sales made up 70 per cent […]

The United Kingdom-Uzbekistan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement will ensure that the two nations continue to grant each other most-favoured nation treatment for trade. Foreign Office Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said: “I’m pleased that the United Kingdom has today signed its first partnership agreement, underlining our close ties with Uzbekistan and securing long-term certainty for […]

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