06/29/2017, 11:00 AM CEST

DHL brings Gorenje's household appliances to the world

DHL Global Forwarding builds on the existing relationship with the European manufacturer by managing 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually.

Gorenje Group manufactures technologically advanced, energy-efficient household appliances.

  • European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding
  • DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually

Bonn - DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group. DHL will support the international transfer of goods to help one of Europe's leading manufacturers of household appliances to follow their growth plans and extend their business on a global level. The agreement comprises the processing of the company's logistic needs in 90 countries. The contract came into effect in January and comprises an annual freight volume of approximately 2,200 Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU).

"Knowing Gorenje Group for over six years and knowing their needs and expectations in detail enables us to offer tailor-made solutions. DHL is adding real value to Gorenje's business by aligning all processes efficiently and replicable as well as providing opportunities for further progress," said Sabine Eisses, Country Manager Slovenia and Croatia, DHL Global Forwarding.

Good contacts to Gorenje suppliers and customers

Within its 66 year lasting company history, Gorenje Group has developed two global and six local brands. Gorenje Group manufactures technologically advanced, energy-efficient household appliances like for example fridges, washing machines, laundry dryer and ovens. The group is well known for its tasteful and modern design and has a particularly strong presence in e.g. Eastern Europe, Finland, Austria and Russia.

DHL Global Forwarding Slovenia keeps good contacts to Gorenje suppliers and customers in order to support smooth and timely pick-up and deliveries and provide immediate updates on the status of their cargo. DHL has furthermore evaluated a competitive mix of transportation providers and selected premium carriers with space and equipment capacity to serve regular flows of the company and support their growing business. The main trade lanes are imports from China via Hamburg to Nuremberg and exports from Slovenia to Australia which will be handled via seaway and overland.

David Stöppler

Topics: DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight

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