DHL Global Forwarding rolls out Asian road freight network

DHL Global Forwarding rolls out Asian road freight network

DHL Global Forwarding’s integrated road freight network now links five key Asian cities: Singapore, Penang, Bangkok, Hanoi and Shenzhen. DHL AsiaConnect was first launched in 2011 connecting Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and now links to the existing VietnamChina connection.

In a statement issued today (14 August), DHL said: “The new service taps the acceleration of road freight growth in Asia Pacific which is forecast at an anticipated compound annual growth rate of 8.3% from 2014-2019 and expected to drive the sector to a value of US$822 billion (EUR757 billion) by the end of 2019.”

Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific, commented: “DHL’s integrated road freight network touches five crucial Asian markets — Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and China — which are expected to play prominent roles in China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ and other initiatives in the region such as the ASEAN Economic Community.

Leung added: “We are confident that intra-Asia trade will continue to grow and our road freight network stands ready to support the potential trade expansion from these initiatives.”

 

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