DHL Forwarding sharpens Africa focus

DHL has announced that its Global Forwarding division will be investing further in the African region to bolster its established position in Sub-Saharan Africa. The company also confirmed that Sub-Saharan Africa has been integrated into the South Asia Pacific region under leadership of Singapore-based Amadou Diallo who is a member of the DHL Global Forwarding […]


DHL has announced that its Global Forwarding division will be investing further in the African region to bolster its established position in Sub-Saharan Africa. The company also confirmed that Sub-Saharan Africa has been integrated into the South Asia Pacific region under leadership of Singapore-based Amadou Diallo who is a member of the DHL Global Forwarding Freight Executive Board and was born in Senegal.

DHL intends to leverage the expertise built in Singapore in sectors such as Oil and Energy, Life Science, Automotive, Technology and Aid and Relief logistics to strengthen its operations in Africa. “DHL Global Forwarding’s plans in Africa underpin the potential we see in the continent,” said Hermann Ude, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding. “The triangle of trade between Africa, the Middle East and Asia will shape the future of global trade and our investments in people and processes will ensure businesses have access to world-class logistics operations across Africa”.