A successful start to the new year for Deutsche Post DHL Group despite global challenges

Bonn, 05/03/2022

Deutsche Post DHL Group continued its successful growth trajectory in the first quarter of 2022 despite global challenges. Revenue improved by 19.8 percent to EUR 22.6 billion. Following the significant jump in earnings in financial year 2021, the Group also recorded an excellent opening quarter 2022 with operating profit (EBIT) of EUR 2.2 billion (Q1 2021: EUR 1.9 billion). The Group successfully balanced higher energy prices and transport costs. At 9.6 percent, the EBIT margin was at a comparable level with the previous year (Q1 2021: 10.1 percent).

"The first quarter provides us with a strong foundation to build on for the rest of 2022"

CFO Melanie Kreis talks about the developments in the past quarter and possible effects of the Ukraine war on the Group’s business.

Investors' conference call

During a conference call, CFO Melanie Kreis presented and explained the Group results for the first quarter 2022.

Tobias Ender

Spokesperson for Business and Financial Communications, Global Business Services

Deutsche Post DHL Group
Charles-de-Gaulle-Str. 20
53113 Bonn
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)228 182 9944