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Senior executives reach greater heights at DHL

Senior executives reach greater heights at DHL

All items transported from one place to another need some logistics help - however, behind this simple truth, there are millions of stories. DHL is the basis of trade because they deliver everything that needs to be delivered. Not only do they deliver parcels but also, deliver well-being, transport health, energies development and brings joy. 

Being the Employer of Choice and Provider of Choice means that diversity is at the company’s core. The diversity of the employees mirrors the diversity of the customers, suppliers, and investors. It enables DHL Global Forwarding, Freight to deliver innovative products that make their customers successful.

DHL Global Forwarding, Freight brings together people from a wide range of societies and cultural backgrounds - all of them with differing skills, experiences, and views. 46% of the workforce engages women of different ages and heritages.

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Why DHL is THE logistics company and THE Freight Forwarder to join for women

At DHL Global Forwarding, Freight experience and specializations are honored and respected. The company’s workforce is as large and talented as it is due to the various experts that are hired for subsequent fields. 

The working world is undergoing a transformation driven by digitalization, automation, and robotics. This allows women to redefine how, where, and when they work; also in the field of logistics and Freight Forwarding. Thus the company goal is to have 30% of leading positions by 2025.

The 'Women at DHL Global Forwarding, Freight' initiative connects the 46% of the workforce identifying as women, from all ages and heritages including allies. The program is structured under different work streams with the overall aspiration of building a visible pathway for more talented women to join and be promoted to leadership roles. All of these measures therefore create a workplace culture that is inclusive and attractive for women.

Here’s an inspiring read on DHL’s people manager.

Once you are part of the DHL family, you can take advantage of various internal sources such as:

  • Certified is the Group-wide, global initiative focusing on employee engagement and cultural change to drive service excellence and quality. This training will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to delight the Customer.
  • DHL provides divisional leadership programs and functional training curricula across all business units to cater to specific development needs.
  • My Talent World is Deutsche Post DHL Group's system to support Group-wide recruiting, learning as well as talent and performance processes.
  • Across all divisions, reward initiatives are offered to DHL executives which include a range of benefits

Diversity & Inclusion at DHL

Being the Employer of Choice and Provider of Choice means as well diversity is at DHL's core. The diversity of DHL employees mirrors the diversity of its customers, suppliers, and investors. It enables us to deliver innovative products that make DHL customers successful.

DHL Global Forwarding, Freight promote an inclusive work environment, guided by mutual respect, openness, honesty, and the spirit of trust and cooperation, to attain the highest possible productivity, creativity, and efficiency. The company has a simple policy on diversity: if you can help the business, DHL wants you to work from them.

Here's inspiring content about Women at DHL.

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DHL provides a wide range of career opportunities all over the world.

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