10/27/2016, 11:00 AM CEST

Correo Argentino and Deutsche Post DHL Group partner to expand business in international routes

Correo Argentino will tap DHL's expertise in logistics, infrastructure, domestic and international courier services as well as potential new products offerings.

F.l.: Thomas Baldry, Jorge Irigoin (CEO Correo Argentino), Mauricio Macri (President of Argentina)

  • Deutsche Post DHL will lend its expertise in logistics and infrastructure and provide access to its global network as postal provider
  • It will offer new opportunities to render shipping and e-commerce services
  • To DHL Express, this agreement represents an increased presence in Correo Argentino's 1,500 points of sale located across the country

Buenos Aires, Argentina - Deutsche Post DHL Group today announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding with Correo Argentino S.A., the official postal provider of Argentina. As part of its operational restructuring to establish itself as the top logistics company in Argentina, Correo Argentino will tap DHL's expertise in logistics, infrastructure, domestic and international courier services as well as potential new products offerings.

"This partnership represents a great opportunity for Correo Argentino and Deutsche Post DHL Group to actively contribute to Argentina's current growth-friendly environment, promoted by President Mauricio Macri, as this state-owned company works to become the leading provider of logistics services and expertise in the country," said Thomas Baldry, Senior Vice President, International Mail & International Relations at Deutsche Post DHL, who attended a meeting with President Mauricio Macri and Correo Argentino's executives to announce the agreement. "We are glad to provide operational and logistical support, as well as our company's expertise and guidance as Correo Argentino enters a new period of opportunity and expansion."

To Deutsche Post DHL Group, this agreement also entails a higher level of participation of its DHL Express service in Correo Argentino's 1,500 points of sale throughout the country, as well as future collaboration in the e-commerce area. The details of this collaboration will be worked out over the following six months.

"This truly is a paradigmatic example of synergistic collaboration, and we look forward to uncovering and creating new business opportunities to strengthen our traditional activities in a period of significant growth as we upgrade our infrastructure, expand our services and also our network reach," said Jorge Irigoin, CEO of Correo Argentino.

 

Media contact:

Deutsche Post DHL Group
Media Relations
Name: Juan Carlos Perelli
Phone: 155 009 3108
E-mail: jcperelli@fibertel.com.ar
On the Internet: www.dpdhl.de/press

Correo Argentino S.A.
Media Relations
Name: Matias Bonelli
Phone: 1549703895
E-mail: mbonelli@correoargentino.com.ar
On the Internet: www.correoargentino.com.ar/prensa