DHL Forwarding eschews air for sea and rail

DHL Global Forwarding, a leading provider of air, sea and road freight services in Europe and Asia, has launcheda multimodal service linking Japan to its existing rail solution from China to Europe.


DHL Forwarding eschews air for sea and rail


DHL Global Forwarding, a leading provider of air, sea and road freight services in Europe and Asia, has launcheda multimodal service linking Japan to its existing rail solution from China to Europe. Using a combination of trucking, sea and rail solutions, the seamless, scheduled service offers customers in Japan access to DGFChina’s rail freight solution which reduces the delivery time by up to half to between 10 and 21 days compared to solely using ocean freight and reduces costs by up to 85 per cent compared to airfreight. Th e service also sees up to 90per cent lower CO2 emissions compared to airfreight, DHL said.