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DHL plans to boost revenues and earnings through 2015

November 23 - Deutsche Post DHL intends to significantly increase its earnings in the next five years and become the industry's trendsetter in profitability as well.

Having announced its two-pillar Strategy 2015, based on mail and logistics last year, the group has now further specified the targets for its DHL divisions, announcing that the Group intends to generate annual EBIT growth by an average of 13 percent to 15 percent through 2015, based on an expected operating profit of more than EUR1.3 billion (USD1.7 billion) this year and assuming the absence of another major global economic downturn. 

In the process, which will be impacted in the next two years by investments in the further development of the existing business, the company expects earnings momentum to accelerate towards the end of the period.

In the Global Forwarding, Freight division, which includes DHL Industrial Projects, DHL expects to increase revenues in airfreight by 6 percent to 8 percent annually and in seafreight by an average of 7 to 8 percent.

In order to achieve its goals, the Group will invest in an range of strategic initiatives over the next few years, with the primary focus on developing new products, tapping new customer groups and expanding the company's market position in rapidly growing industrial sectors. Specifically, DHL is concentrating on the life sciences & healthcare, technology and energy industries.

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Consortium to develop ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd 

January 20 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) plan to invest USD150 million to develop and operate a ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd, Egypt. 
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Senior appointments at Kaleido 

January 20 - Spain-based Kaleido Logistics has appointed Xosé Martínez as its general director and Beatriz Alvarado as its sales director. 
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MOL boosts services in Thailand

January 20 - MOL Logistics Thailand (MLG Thailand) is boosting its services in the country to cover inland transport and Customs clearance.
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