DHL flies higher in aerospace

DHL Exel Supply Chain saw its business in aerospace logistics double in 2008, the company revealed at a March 5 media conference in Singapore. It also announced industry accreditation (AS9120) for its 45,000 square foot dedicated Aerospace Hub, which opened in Singapore in 2007 to off er 24/7 urgent parts dispatch, warehousing, transport and inventory […]


DHL Exel Supply Chain saw its business in aerospace logistics double in 2008, the company revealed at a March 5 media conference in Singapore. It also announced industry accreditation (AS9120) for its 45,000 square foot dedicated Aerospace Hub, which opened in Singapore in 2007 to off er 24/7 urgent parts dispatch, warehousing, transport and inventory optimization systems.

“At DHL, we made a strategic decision a few years ago to focus on the warehousing and supply chain needs in the aerospace sector in Singapore,” said Peet Leong, managing director, DHL Exel Supply Chain Singapore.

“The commitment to the aerospace sector has paid off – our aerospace business grew over 100 percent in 2008, and even with the economic downturn, we’re seeing demand maintained at healthy levels in the first quarter of this year.

“We have built bespoke capabilities culminating in a multi-customer Aerospace Hub for which we’ve now achieved the industry’s most highly recognized accreditation for quality assurance,” said Leong