DHL Express and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions extend successful partnership
DHL Express and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions sign global distribution contractBonn, 10/09/2008, 11:30 AM CEST
DHL Express and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions today entered a 3-year multi-million EUR agreement.
Dr. Thomas Uhlig, President of Global Supply Chain Management and Alexander Stapf, Logistics Director of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Wolfgang Albeck, CEO DHL Express Germany, officially signed the contract at the DHL Express Global Head Office in Bonn. The contract is yet another extension of a successful partnership covering the last 6 years.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is a leading global supplier of precision seals for safety critical applications in the industrial, automotive and aerospace markets. The company offers a unique range of sealing products using proprietary materials, innovative manufacturing methods and patented products.
As a leading automotive supplier to tier-1 and tier-2 manufacturers their input begins in design, from the initial stages of vehicle development through to final build and aftermarket support.
DHL Express mainly serves Trelleborg Sealing Solutions with its Time Definite and EUROPLUS Day Definite road based products. Time Definite is a customized door-to-door export, import or domestic delivery of documents and parcels by 4 different precise time options on the next possible business day.
DHL and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions want to continue their relationship
DHL EUROPLUS is a Day Definite product that offers a high level of reliability, late pick/up and early delivery times, as well as a fast and convenient premium systemized road-based service all over Europe. Five to six DHL trucks leave from the Stuttgart headquarters every day and head to destinations all over Europe, as well as delivering to the nearby Stuttgart airport for further distribution worldwide.
Dr. Thomas Uhlig said: "I am delighted to embark on another successful journey together with DHL Express. Over the past 6 years we have been very satisfied with DHL's service, and I am certain that we will continue our fruitful relationship in the same spirit."
Graham Slawson, Head of the Automotive Europe department at DHL Express Global Multinational Customers, added: "DHL Express and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions can look back on a business partnership that has constantly grown over the years. We have continuously developed our relationship, and I am very much looking forward to offer our service range and expertise over the next 3 years."
The partnership between DHL and Trelleborg goes beyond the Express domain: Cooperation exists among all DHL divisions, ranging from Freight to Global Forwarding.