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DHL: ”Turkey excites us, we’ll further invest”

Posted on 14 February 2011

Date: 21/12/2007
DHL: ”Turkey excites us, we’ll further invest”

Having operations in 229 countries and serving to 4.2 million customers globally, express cargo carrier DHL is decisive in further investing in Turkey. John Allan, CFO and Member of the Board of Management said “Turkey is one of our fastest growing markets. We made a lot of investments here and we will continue to invest in Turkey”.

Following a tour to the DHL Innovation Center in Bonn, Allan talked to the press. Emphasizing that ‘developments in Turkey in recent years are exciting’ Allan said “With the acquisition of Excel we expand our business in Turkey. Express overland & sea transport and air freight will flourish. As trade picks up in the Turkish market, the logistics market will grow as well and realize its full potential. From the point of view of logistics Turkey’s location is very interesting. We’ll continue to invest.”

“TURKEY IN TOP 10”

Meanwhile Frank Weber, Communications President of Europe and Emerging Markets said “Among regional markets along with Germany, UK and France, Turkey ranks in the first 10 countries”.

Operating in Turkey since 1981, DHL achieves over 50 percent market share with 750 employees and 350 vehicle fleet.

Source: Invest in Turkey – 17 Dec 2007

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