DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has signed a strategic partnership deal with Empost the Express delivery division of Emirates Post Group Holding (EPGH), one of the most dynamic postal organisations in the Middle East, to become its Official Logistics Partner.
The announcement follows a special signing ceremony which was attended by Frank-Uwe Ungerer, Country Manager for DHL Express in the UAE, and Sultan Al Midfa, CEO for Empost.
Under the agreement, the partnership between DHL and Empost will leverage DHL’s extensive global footprint and network to exclusively upgrade and manage all international shipments on behalf of Empost.
The second phase of the agreement will witness co-operation across the retail sector where DHL will benefit from Empost’s strength in the UAE market with physical presence in their 125 retail outlets. The partnership also includes DHL training for Empost employees, as well as further strategic developments for both companies in the future.
Commenting on the signing, Frank-Uwe Ungerer said: “Our partnership with Empost is a perfect fit that supports our active commitment to collaborate with local businesses and nurture the UAE’s growth across the courier services industry.”
Sultan Al Midfa said: “The partnership with DHL Express is a long term strategy to support our business and future developments. Our selection of DHL Express was made due to their long history in the UAE Market and their global presence. Under the agreement, Empost will have an electronic link with DHL to enable tracking of parcels through the Empost website. We have a plan to upgrade the skills of our employees by leveraging the DHL experience.”