Deutsche Post and DHL - we are about 500,000 people
Deutsche Post DHL Group not only delivers letters and packages, it also operates warehouses and coordinates customers' logistics. The Group and its approximately 500,000 employees connect people, improving their lives - and sometimes even saving them too. These are their stories.
DHL Express, Spain
Maria del Carmen Lopez - a sales assistant from DHL Spain found herself on a plane bound for the island of Ibiza when a hospital there suddenly ran out of a critical drug that reduces tumors. Responding to the hospital’s request, DHL Express and Maria leapt into action. She was on the next plane to the island – with the life-saving medication sitting in her lap. She handed it over to the doctors just a few hours later.
DHL Global Forwarding, Senegal
Getting Senegal back on track - Serigne Ndanck Mbaye's interest in logistics began when, as a biologist, he was responsible for the production and the transport of vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. It set him on a path that led him to becoming a country manager for DHL Global Forwarding, tasked with turning around the business in Senegal.
DHL Supply Chain, Ghana
Cynthia Aziiba from DHL Supply Chain in Ghana works as a key account manager is working in a male-dominated business. Not only does she drive a forklift, but she’s in charge of a fleet of over 50 vehicles – driven mostly by men. Since taking her position, she has implemented changes that have improved productivity and lowered operational costs. Managing warehouses and transportation is something that she really enjoys.
DHL Express, Panama
A childhood dream come true - she knew she wanted to be a pilot form the time whe was 12 years old. And become a pilot she did. Now flying freighters for DHL Aviation in Panama, Evelyn Batista describes how her career took off and the happiness she feels when flying.