Key figures

Selected key figures 9M/Q3 2021

    9M 2020
9M 2021
+/–% Q3 2020
Q3 2021
+/–%
Revenue1
€m
47,623 58,369 22.6 16,222 20,036 23.5
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
2,881 5,765 >100 1,377 1,771 28.6
Return on sales2 % 6 9.9 8.5 8.8
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
889 3,698 >100 726 1,068 47.1
Consolidated net profit for the period3 €m
1,677 3,569 >100 851 1,087 27.7
Free cash flow €m
1,460 3,359 >100 1,264 1,257 –0.6
Net debt4 €m
12,928 13,011 0.6
Earnings per share5 1.36 2.89 >100 0.69 0.88 27.5
Number of employees6   550,051 580,612 5.6
1
Adjusted prior-year figures.
2
EBIT/revenue.
3
After deduction of non-controlling interests.
4
Prior-year figure as at 31 December.
5
Basic earnings per share.
6
Headcount at the end of the reporting period, 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
      9M 2020 9M 2021

    +/– %

    Q3 2020 Q3 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      13,536 17,361 28.3 4,869 5,910 21.4

    of which Europe

      5,686 7,330 28.9 2,012 2,443 21.4

    of which Americas

      2,819 3,656 29.7 1,005 1,277 27.1

    of which Asia Pacific

      5,093 6,311 23.9 1,823 2,154 18.2

    of which MEA (Middle East and Africa)

      909 997 9.7 322 328 1.9

    of which Consolidation/Other

      –971 –933 3.9 –293 –292 0.3

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      1,711 3,109 81.7 753 971 29.0

    Return on sales (%)1

      12.6 17.9 15.5 16.4
    Operating cash flow 
      3,001 4,563 52.0 1,266 1,679 32.6
    1
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2020
    adjusted1

    9M 2021

    +/– %

    Q3 2020
    adjusted1

    Q3 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      11,448 15,699 37.1 3,727 5,712 53.3

    of which Global Forwarding

      8,367 12,214 46 2,703 4,598 70.1

    of which Freight

      3,164 3,578 13.1 1,050 1,145 9.0

    of which Consolidation/Other

      –83 –93 –12.0 –26 -31 –19.2

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      419 900 >100 155 372 >100

    Return on sales (%)2

      3.7 5.7 4.2 6.5
    Operating cash flow
     
    406 386 –4.9 446 95 –78.7
    1
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications.
    2
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2020
    adjusted1
    9M 2021

    +/– %

    Q3 2020
    adjusted1
    Q3 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      9,048 10,209 12.8 3,083 3,653 18.5

    of which EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

      4,415 4,790 8.5 1,500 1,648 9.9

    of which America

      3,330 3,937 18.2 1,144 1,494 30.6

    of which Asia Pacific

      1,309 1,512 15.5 441 526 19.3
    of which Consolidation/Other
      –6 –30 <–100 –2 –15 <–100

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      250 507 >100 112 142 26.8

    Return on sales (%)2

      2.8 5.0 3.6 3.9
    Operating cash flow 
     
    364 918 >100 276 534 93.5
    1
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications.
    2
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2020 9M 2021

    +/– %

    Q3 2020 Q3 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      3,374 4,264 26.4 1,216 1,376 13.2

    of which Americas

      1,134 1,462 28.9 432 478 10.6

    of which Europe

      1,833 2,285 24.7 625 712 13.9

    of which Asia

      411 524 27.5 160 188 17.5
    of which Other/Consolidation
      –4 –7 –75.0 –1 –2 –100.0

    Profit/loss from operating activities (EBIT)

      83 324 >100 76 91 19.7

    Return on sales (%)1

      2.5 7.6 6.3 6.6
    Operating cash flow 
     
    300 555 85.0 127 150 18.1
    1
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      9M 2020 9M 2021

    +/– %

    Q3 2020 Q3 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      11,654 12,674 8.8 3,817 3,955 3.6

    of which Post Germany

      5,819 5,798 –0.4 1,894 1,926 1.7

    of which Parcel Germany

      4,076 4,945 21.3 1,338 1,439 7.5
    of which International   1,671 1,856 11.1 560 564 0.7

    of which Other/Consolidation

      88 75 –14.8 25 26 4.0

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      918 1,171 27.6 320 300 –6.3

    Return on sales (%)1

      7.9 9.2 8.4 7.6
    Operating cash flow
      1,008 1,465 45.3 323 360 11.5
    1
    EBIT/revenue.

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