DHL ties up with China Development Institute
DHL has signed a Partnership Agreement with the China Development Institute (CDI), a leading think tank in China, to research and develop innovative logistics solutions nationwide. As a Global Research Partner of the DHL Innovation Initiative, CDI will provide in-depth strategic knowledge and resources for the two parties to jointly deliver solutions in the areas […]
September 1, 2010
This research initiative is driven by the DHL Solutions & Innovations (DSI), which is responsible for all research projects and innovations in the global Deutsche Post DHL network, together with CDI Center for Logistics and SCM. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Since both partners share the vision to improve the logistics infrastructure in China, the partnership will open up many opportunities and serve as a catalyst for the development of innovative logistics solutions in China,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Petra Kiwitt, head of DSI.
The partnership with CDI is a boost to DHLÃ¢â‚¬™s research efforts in Asia, particularly in China. Initial projects, such as piloting of new delivery vehicles with innovative route optimisation, feasibility studies and solutions for urban logistics in ChinaÃ¢â‚¬™s metropolitan areas or carbon neutral facilities will contribute to strengthen DHLÃ¢â‚¬™s service offerings of efficient and sustainable supply chains throughout China and the Asia Pacific Area.