Supply Chain Opportunities for an Evolving Energy Industry

The energy industry is in the midst of unprecedented change. Low oil and natural gas prices, the decline of coal, a dramatic rise in renewable energy projects, and a growing focus on climate policy initiatives are all part of the transformation story, and the impact of this change is being felt across business sectors – and across the globe.

For energy companies, the story is still being written, and a recently-released DHL whitepaper examines just how important it will be for these organizations to rethink and redesign one of the most critical parts of their operational strategies: the supply chain. Continue reading

Robotic Technology Is Here, and It’s Expected to Streamline Logistics

Ground-breaking advances in robotic technologies are now reaching the point where many experts believe the technology will play a significant role in parcel logistics, from sorting to distribution, and – ultimately – for home delivery.

This new generation of robotics will be designed to work alongside human workers. The technology will be able to handle the more mundane, repetitive or dangerous tasks, including unloading, sorting and handling of parcels all day, especially heavy items.

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Why India is on the Rise, and Why Your Business Should Care

It has been 15 years since the term “BRIC” was coined by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, who was describing the prospects of rapid growth in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The group of nations, which now officially includes South Africa, represents over 3 billion people, or 42% of the world’s population, and it has a combined GDP of over $16 trillion, according to the International Monetary Fund. And yet, despite these impressive numbers, the BRIC economies are now struggling, with the exception of one: India.

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HR Without Borders: Tips to Engage and Unify a Global Workforce

If your company operates around the world – or aspires to soon – human resource strategies that align and engage your workforce are essential to success.

At DHL Express, we believe that our experience in cultivating a strong, global organizational culture can offer insights that would be useful to HR professionals working in international companies or small- and mid-sized businesses. The following are some of the approaches that have been central to our success.

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