Release Date: 22 September 2010
Release ID: 4908
Premium door-to-door time definite delivery service to 63 cities in the US
Singapore/Seoul, 22 September, 2010: DHL Express, the world’s leading express company, today launches DHL EXPRESS 10:30 in South Korea. DHL EXPRESS 10:30 is a premium door-to-door delivery service that guarantees the arrival of shipments by 10:30am the next business day in 63 cities in the United States, including major cities such as New York, Washington D.C., Boston and Los Angeles. DHL EXPRESS 10:30 is available for low value shipments weighing up to 30 kg. The service complements existing DHL EXPRESS 9:00 and DHL EXPRESS 12:00 delivery services from South Korea to major business centers in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, giving customers in South Korea more flexibility for their time sensitive shipments.
Lindsay Birley, Senior Vice President – Sales, Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa said: DHL EXPRESS 10:30 provides our customers with an additional option in tailored services. It demonstrates our commitment to developing flexible solutions that give customers more choice, allowing them to take control of their business. It allows customers to ship at the end of the business day while still achieving next day morning delivery to meet business needs in a time-sensitive manner.”
In addition to the latest pickup times in the industry and dedicated procedures for priority shipment handling, key features of DHL EXPRESS 10:30 include proactive tracking and delivery notification through a state-of-the art IT system and a money-back guarantee.
ByungKoo Han, Managing Director, DHL Express Korea, said: “The US is a prime destination for many businesses in South Korea. DHL 10:30 EXPRESS will be especially beneficial to our customers in the semiconductor, electronics and automotive sectors with a need for our time definite services for their time critical shipments. DHL 10:30 EXPRESS will, without doubt, give them a competitive edge in the market.”
The United States is one of South Korea’s key trade partners, with imports to the US valued at more than USD22 billion in the first half of this year alone, rising 16% over the same period last year.
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