DHL continues strong growth performance in Russia
DHL Express Russia continues its strong performance with YTD revenue growth nearly 50% in 2006, with shipment volumes increasing by 30% in the same period.
Our Russia business continues to go from strength to strength; our strategic initiatives are successfully supporting the continued expansion of our business and increasing our market leading position said Mark Jordan, Commercial Manager DHL Express Russia.
DHL Russia reports an expected increase in shipment volumes of more than 30% in 2006, compared to the same period in 2005 and this continues the high growth trend of its business.
DHL Russia continues to expand its domestic road network, connecting key economic and fast growing centres of the country, to provide customers with fast and reliable, door-to-door delivery and supply chain solutions. This also includes direct road linkages with major European countries and cities.
Six new Service Points have been opened in 2006, in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. In 2007 we plan to open over 20 new Service Points in Russia’s largest cities, and further invest in excess of EUR 15 million into developing our Service Point network over the next 3 years.
The DHL Express business has shown double-digit growth both in domestic and international business and DHL in Russia expects this strong growth performance to continue.Read More