Deutsche Post DHL Group buying stake in French e-commerce specialist

Deutsche Post DHL Group buying stake in French e-commerce specialist

Deutsche Post DHL Group plans to buy a minority stake in the French e-commerce logistics specialist, Relais Colis. In a statement issued today (11 January), the company said : “With a 27.5% stake in Relais Colis, Deutsche Post DHL Group will support the further development of the French e-commerce logistics specialist’s network of pickup points and its customized delivery solutions for end customers.

“This will allow DHL’s divisions, primarily DHL Parcel, to open up additional channels and expand its offering of value-added logistics services for e-commerce customers to the French market.”

Relais Colis, which employs about 450 people, has a network of 3 national hubs in France, with 22 branches and 4,800 pickup points.

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Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is the Editor of Triangle’s Mail & Express Review Magazine and the www.postandparcel.info portal. Ian has been a business journalist for almost 30 years, editing and writing for a wide range of magazines and newspapers with a particular focus on the transport and logistics industries.

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