DHL Air Connect manages over 17,000 scheduled departures per week from over 250 city pairs. This has the right balance of speed and efficiency for moving goods from one point to another. DHL Air Economy uses alternative routing and carrier selection. This is a cheaper service with same levels of customer service. It is mainly used for less time sensitive cargo where the economies of scale are maximized. DHL Air Charter provides flexible limit and steering choices for your unique lift prerequisites. From new item dispatches and line down circumstances to taking care of oversize, heavyweight or other unique loads.
9 Research Paper: DHL Airlines DHL THERMONET handles and manages temperature-controlled life sciences air freight. It offers round the clock proactive shipment monitoring and intervention, managed through the industry’s only purpose-built IT system, LifeTrack. DHL LIFECONEX handles premium management solution for temperature sensitive goods. In the pre-dispatch, dispatch and distribution phase, DHL arranges through perceivability, exactness, quality, and productivity. DHL Air Combined supports air, ocean and ground transportation to maximize economies of scale. By ensuring speed with the heavy reliance on “air” component, customers can receive goods at a fast rate. This service offers a seamless mix of transport modes to match delivery schedule and cost requirements. •DHL Door-To-More is a service that incorporate its intercontinental transportation capabilities with ground distribution network. It also provides transparency and reduce delivery time to market, thus cutting supply chain costs.
10 Research Paper: DHL Airlines DHL SEAIR combines the speed of air freight and the economy of ocean freight. This service offers the balance for improved transit times over the normal Less than Container Load (LCL) transportation at a lower cost than air freight. mer_brochure_2014.pdf Limitations/problems The price of DHL’s products are expensive because their costs are high. According to Yunfeng Gao (DATE), DHL is more expensive than other 3PL companies. The main reasons are: 1) DHL offers high number of ports for transportation 2) DHL is quick at managing urgent claims and also can arrange immediate flights if needed. 3) DHL claims that it can deliver items to any location set by their customers. However, they are not responsible for tariff. This means that their customers have to pay for their own tariff. Which could add up in the bill. 4) DHL incorporate high technology to ensure quick and safe deliveries.
11 Research Paper: DHL Airlines COMPETITORS: FEDEX, UPS, TNT, - ELABORATE – REPHRASE GRAPH DHL competitor analysis Gerhardt (2002) states that understanding competitor is a significant approach to win market share. As far as total number of employee is concerned, UPS has a flat out preferred standpoint. UPS can take advantage of the high number of manpower to achieve more jobs than other three do.
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