May 26, 2016: DHL Global Forwarding revamps its DHL Airfreight Plus service and increases its total reach to 54 countries by integrating Moscow and Russia's major cities into the product's network.
The air freight solution provides customers with intra-European or intra-Asian door-to-door air transportation for cargo up to two tonnes. Businesses have access to more than 11,000 daily departures across Europe and Asia carried out by DHL's owned fleet as well as commercial carriers. So far, customers can pick between 31 European and 22 Asian destinations.
Integration of Moscow and Russia's major cities to the network will complete by mid-year 2016 with further expansion into Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) by end of year.
"We have noticed a switch from overnight demand to more economical distribution solutions, and thus an increasing demand for our DHL Airfreight Plus product," says Ingo-Alexander Rahn, global head of Air Freight, DHL Global Forwarding.
"By offering scheduled deliveries and a choice of transit times and various service benefits at a simple all-inclusive rate for end-to-end shipping, we meet our customer's needs for cost effective transport options, while growing our air freight business and footprint in Europe and Asia."