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For Supply Chain Executives: DHL Relies on Logistics Expertise to Enter Retail Space With Platform

Published: 29 February 2016

ID: G00301296

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez , Courtney Rogerson , John Johnson , Greg Aimi


No longer satisfied with just being the world's largest third-party logistics provider, DHL has moved into e-commerce with its online retail marketplace. Currently available in Germany and Poland, DHL plans to expand the retail offering across Europe and into China.

Table Of Contents


  • Why DHL Can Be Successful as an Online Retailer
  • What Is Easier? To Become an Online Retailer or a Transportation and Logistics Provider?

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