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FedEx, UPS win courier licences in China

FedEx and United Parcel Service has won licences to start domestic courier businesses in some Chinese cities, as they push to expand in the huge market.

Wednesday, 12 September, 2012, 10:28am

DHL planning mainland expansion

The supply chain arm of Deutsche Post DHL will invest more in warehouse facilities in Greater China, including Shenzhen's Qianhai Bay economic zone.

'The economy of China will continue to grow as it has a huge growing population of middle-class,' DHL chief executive Frank Appel said at the opening of the firm's HK$630 million warehouse in Tsing Yi yesterday.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

FedEx Express HK seeks good tracking instinct

Benny Yung (right), senior trace representative at FedEx Express Hong Kong, is responsible for handling inquiries on the whereabouts of packages. 'I need to provide accurate information to customers about the status of their shipment, whether it is en route, going through customs, or being delivered.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Beijing to foster local rivals to FedEx and UPS

The Ministry of Transport will seek to expand the mainland's express courier sector by 150 per cent by 2015, turning the service into a 143 billion yuan (HK$175.2 billion) business.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Global players' woe over logistics boom

The rapid expansion of the domestic logistics market on the mainland will spur the growth of mainland logistics companies, and their expansion will pose serious competition to the big global logistics players, analysts say.

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

career tracker

Isabelle Hung, global head of internal resourcing, Alexander Mann Solutions

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Thinking globally, acting locally

Jerry Hsu, the new CEO for DHL Express in the Asia Pacific region, wants to promote the Chinese language within the global express giant to encourage his employees to express themselves more freely.

Hsu says Asians are often shy to express their ideas in meetings and placing Chinese culture in a more prominent position will help them come out of their shell.

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

DHL to keep out of mainland domestic market

DHL Express says it will take a long time for it to return to the mainland domestic market, which is too fragmented and regulated.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Just another status symbol for jet-setting mainlanders

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Shipment volumes expected to rise

Logistics operators and container shipping lines could see a resurgence in shipment volumes as United States retailers and manufacturers rebuild inventory levels this year, says a top logistics executive.

8 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Asia-Pacific airlines lead recovery

Asia-Pacific-based airlines led the industry recovery last year mainly driven by growth in the airfreight segment. This growth has helped airlines move back into the black and, for some, a sharp surge in the net profit for last year's financials.

1 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Graduates seek trail to the top

Launched in 1999, DHL's management trainee programme attracted about 1,300 applicants last year, all of them keen to join one of the top international logistics companies.

A rigorous selection process, including group and individual interviews, written tests, discussions and presentations, means that only 10 or so graduates are likely to receive offers to join the scheme.

28 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Yemeni mail under close scrutiny in HK after parcel bomb bid

Mail and freight services in Hong Kong are either banning airmail from Yemen or intensifying their checks after parcel bombs were intercepted from there on their way to the United States last month.

7 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Volunteers make a difference

Whatever the demands of doing business, more organisations are making time to give back to their communities. One multinational has done just that in Asia.

9 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Asia-Pacific ahead of the recovery curve, DHL says

The recovery under way in global economic growth has encouraged logistics firm DHL to launch an investment plan that earmarks Hong Kong as a key distribution centre for the region, says Paul Graham, the chief executive of DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific.

15 Mar 2010 - 12:00am