Thursday, September 20, 2012

DHL Global Forwarding launch LCL direct service Jakarta-Hamburg


DHL Global Forwarding, the air freight and sea freight company that belongs to Deutsche Post DHL, has announced the launch of Less than Container Load (LCL) between Jakarta (Indonesia) and Hamburg (Germany).

Delivery service, which was launched on Sept 13, at least has transit time for 25 days, or 10 days more efficient. Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific said the new service ensure faster service for delivery of goods to Germany.

"According to recent business report, Southeast Asia is one of the areas experiencing the strongest economic growth in the world. Direct LCL service from Jakarta to Hamburg will help Indonesia to expand exports, and provides the advantage of being cost-effective," said Leung.

Meanwhile, Welani Widjaja, Managing Director of DHL Global Forwarding Indonesia added that the current condition of Indonesia's exports have exceeded the 2008 crisis. As a result, many exporters are looking for better and faster service.

Currently, the products are exported to Europe, dominated by palm oil and agricultural products, fuel, textiles and furnishings dominate Indonesia's exports to Europe. "We are ready to serve the export sector," said Welani.

The new service from DHL is part of the company's efforts to strengthen delivery networks all over the world. DHL is now sending nearly 2 million cubic meters of LCL goods annually. All LCL services are supported best DHL Information Technology facilities, such as DHL Track & Trace and other facilities, allowing full monitoring of the supply chain process.

For employers who do not want to lose, DHL provides insurance services to customers as a value-added service. Shippers Interest Insurance (SII) to protect the loss or damage of all cargo transported by DHL and transportation costs.