DHL Express: New price increases to ensure resilience of the network
DHL Express has announced a price increase today that will take effect on January 1, 2021. The average rate increase in Hong Kong and Macau will be 4.9 %, compared to 2020.
“Supporting our customers’ business goals in this rapidly changing environment is one of the key drivers at DHL Express. To this end, we have been investing heavily in our international network,” said Chee Choong Ng, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau. “The annual price adjustment enables us to further develop our infrastructure, renew our aircraft fleet with lower carbon emission and apply state-of-the-art technologies and equipment in our delivery processes to ensure best-in-class customer solutions. These and future advances will help us, our customers and partners, make a significant contribution to improving our ecological footprint and meeting the challenges arising from unprecedented growth from e-commerce.”
Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics such as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures. These measures are updated by national and international authorities on a regular basis in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that DHL Express serves. Depending on local conditions, price adjustments will vary from country to country, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow.