Key figures

Selected key figures Q1 2021

    Q1 2020
Q1 2021
+/–%
Revenue
€m
15,464 18,860 22.0
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
592 1,911 >100
Return on sales1 % 3.8 10.1
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
-80 1,236 >100
Consolidated net profit for the period2 €m
301 1,190 >100
Free cash flow €m
–409 1,183 >100
Net debt3 €m
12,928 11,825 –8.5
Earnings per share4 0.24 0.96 >100
Number of employees5   540,841 565,053 4.5
1
EBIT/revenue.
2
After deduction of non-controlling interests.
3
Prior-year figure as at 31 December.
4
Basic earnings per share.
5
Headcount at the end of the quarter, including trainees.

Divisional key figures

Deutsche Post DHL Group offers integrated services and customised solutions for the processing and transport of goods and information in a global market. The Group is organised into five operating divisions, each of which operates under the control of its own divisional headquarters. The Group management functions are performed by the Corporate Center.

  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2020
    Q1 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      4,150 5,499 32.5

    of which Europe

      1,875 2,383 27.1

    of which Americas

      909 1,135 24.9

    of which Asia Pacific

      1,462 1,987 35.9

    of which MEA (Middle East and Africa)

      314 333 6.1

    of which Consolidation/Other

      –410 –339 17.3

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      393 961 >100

    Return on sales (%)1

      9.5 17.5
    Operating cash flow 
      683 1,441 >100
    1
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2020
    adjusted1

    Q1 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,582 4,752 32.7

    of which Global Forwarding

      2,500 3,590 43.6

    of which Freight

      1,111 1,193 7.4

    of which Consolidation/Other

      –29 –31 –6.9

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      74 216 >100

    Return on sales (%)2

      2.1 4.5
    Operating cash flow
     
    –92 112 >100
    1
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications.
    2
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2020
    adjusted1
    Q1 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,232 3,241 0.3

    of which EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

      1,643 1,533 –6.7

    of which America

      1,144 1,226 7.2

    of which Asia Pacific

      448 489 9.2
    of which Consolidation/Other
      –3 –7 <–100

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      105 167 59.0

    Return on sales (%)2

      3.2 5.2
    Operating cash flow 
     
    –29 241 >100
    1
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications.
    2
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2020 Q1 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      996 1,454 46.0

    of which Americas

      297 485 63.3

    of which Europe

      570 794 39.3

    of which Asia

      131 177 35.1
    of which Other/Consolidation
      –2 –2 0.0

    Profit/loss from operating activities (EBIT)

      6 117 >100

    Return on sales (%)1

      0.6 8.0
    Operating cash flow 
     
    85 230 >100
    1
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      Q1 2020 Q1 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,959 4,555 15.1

    of which Post Germany

      2,125 2,034 −4.3

    of which Parcel Germany

      1,258 1,820 44.7
    of which International   540 675 25.0

    of which Other/Consolidation

      36 26 −27.8

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      334 556 66.5

    Return on sales (%)1

      8.4 12.2
    Operating cash flow
      229 611 >100
    1
    EBIT/revenue.

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