DHL Express announces its 2018 rate adjustments in New Zealand
• Rates for Time Definite International shipments to increase by an average of 4.9%
• Effective January 1, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand, September 22 2017: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider,
today announced its annual general average price increase throughout the Asia Pacific region, effective January 1, 2018.
In New Zealand, the average price increase for Time Definite International shipments will be 4.9%.
“The DHL Express customer promise is that we will provide the very highest levels of service quality for their
international time definite shipments and their business,” said Mark Foy, Country Manager, DHL Express New Zealand.
“Over the last year, we have added new hubs with automated sorting capabilities to our international network and further
strengthened our security measures globally in order to meet the requirements of our customers, partners and transport
authorities. We have announced further investments in modernizing our aviation fleet, introducing more green vehicles
for inner city delivery and enhancing our ground infrastructure around the world. We have also deployed new solutions –
such as On Demand Delivery and Parcel Lockers – to make the delivery process even more convenient for retailers and
their customers in the dynamically growing e-commerce segment. Our annual price increase ensures that we can make the
investments needed to meet our customers’ expectations and to continue to make them successful over the long-term.”
DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation, currency dynamics and other rising costs, such
as expenses related to compliance with enhanced security regulations, in each of the more than 220 countries and
territories that it serves. Price adjustments will vary from country to country, depending on local conditions, and will
apply to all customers where contracts allow. For more information, visit www.dhl.com
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