Key figures

Selected key figures H1/Q2 2021

    H1 2020
H1 2021
+/–% Q2 2020
Q2 2021
+/–%
Revenue1
€m
31,401 38,333 22.1 15,937 19,473 22.2
Profit from operating activities (EBIT) €m
1,504 3,994 >100 912 2,083 >100
Return on sales2 % 4.8 10.4 5.7 10.7
EBIT after asset charge (EAC) €m
163 2,630 >100 243 1,394 >100
Consolidated net profit for the period3 €m
826 2,482 >100 525 1,292 >100
Free cash flow €m
196 2,102 >100 605 919 51.9
Net debt4 €m
12,928 13,343 3.2
Earnings per share5 0.67 2.01 >100 0.43 1.05 >100
Number of employees6   540,184 568,537 5.2
1
Prior-year figures adjusted, see note 4 to the consolidated financial statements.
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
      H1 2020 H1 2021

    +/– %

    Q2 2020 Q2 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      8,667 11,451 32.1 4,517 5,952 31.8

    of which Europe

      3,674 4,887 33.0 1,799 2,504 39.2

    of which Americas

      1,814 2,379 31.1 905 1,244 37.5

    of which Asia Pacific

      3,270 4,157 27.1 1,808 2,170 20.0

    of which MEA (Middle East and Africa)

      587 669 14.0 273 336 23.1

    of which Consolidation/Other

      –678 –641 5.5 –268 –302 –12.7

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      958 2,138 >100 565 1,177 >100

    Return on sales (%)1

      11.1 18.7 12.5 19.8
    Operating cash flow 
      1,735 2,884 66.2 1,052 1,443 37.2
    1
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      H1 2020
    adjusted1

    H1 2021

    +/– %

    Q2 2020
    adjusted1

    Q2 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      7,721 9,987 29.3 4,139 5,235 26.5

    of which Global Forwarding

      5,664 7,616 34.5 3,164 4,026 27.2

    of which Freight

      2,114 2,433 15.1 1,003 1,240 23.6

    of which Consolidation/Other

      –57 –62 –8,8 –28 –31 –10,7

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      264 528 100.0 190 312 64.2

    Return on sales (%)2

      3.4 5.3 4.6 6.0
    Operating cash flow
     
    –40 291 >100 52 179 >100
    1
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications, see note 4 to the consolidated financial statements.
    2
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      H1 2020
    adjusted1
    H1 2021

    +/– %

    Q2 2020
    adjusted1
    Q2 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      5,965 6,556 9.9 2,733 3,315 21.3

    of which EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

      2,915 3,142 7.8 1,272 1,609 26.5

    of which America

      2,186 2,443 11.8 1,042 1,217 16.8

    of which Asia Pacific

      868 986 13.6 420 497 18.3
    of which Consolidation/Other
      –4 –15 <–100 –1 –8 <–100

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      138 365 >100 33 198.0 >100

    Return on sales (%)2

      2.3 5.6 1.2 6
    Operating cash flow 
     
    88 384 >100 117 143 22.2
    1
    Prior-year figures adjusted due to reclassifications, see note 4 to the consolidated financial statements.
    2
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      H1 2020 H1 2021

    +/– %

    Q2 2020 Q2 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      2,158 2,888 33.8 1,162 1,434 23.4

    of which Americas

      702 984 40.2 405 499 23.2

    of which Europe

      1,208 1,573 30.2 638 779 22.1

    of which Asia

      251 336 33.9 120 159 32.5
    of which Other/Consolidation
      –3 –5 –66,7 –1 –3 <–100

    Profit/loss from operating activities (EBIT)

      7 233 >100 1 116 >100

    Return on sales (%)1

      0.3 8.1 0.1 8.1
    Operating cash flow 
     
    173 405 >100 88 175 98.9
    1
    EBIT/revenue.
  • Key figures by operating divisions

    €m
      H1 2020 H1 2021

    +/– %

    Q2 2020 Q2 2021

    +/– %

    Revenue

      7,837 8,719 11.3 3,878 4,164 7.4

    of which Post Germany

      3,925 3,872 –1,4 1,800 1,838 2.1

    of which Parcel Germany

      2,738 3,506 28 1,480 1,686 13.9
    of which International   1,111 1,292 16.3 571 617 8.1

    of which Other/Consolidation

      63 49 –22,2 27 23 –14,8

    Profit from operating activities (EBIT)

      598 871.0 45.7 264 315 19.3

    Return on sales (%)1

      7.6 10 6.8 7.6
    Operating cash flow
      685 1,105 61.3 456 494 8.3
    1
    EBIT/revenue.

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