Mexico City, Nov. 5, 2012 - According to the Armstrong & Associates study Mexico: Trucking, Railroads and Third-Party Logistics Market Report, “DHL Supply Chain is the largest third-party logistics (3PL) provider in Latin America and the market leader in the country.” The report recognizes DHL Supply Chain Mexico as the only 3PL that can offer end-to-end integrated logistics solutions that include planning, storage and distribution, transportation management and value-added services for the engineering and manufacturing, consumer, life sciences, automotive, chemicals and energy, retail, and technology industries.

According to the Armstrong 2012 study, DHL Supply Chain is the leading provider of facility and transportation-based services in Mexico, resulting from an infrastructure of 80 distribution centers strategically located throughout the country encompassing 875,000 square meters of facilities and a million pallet positions. DHL Supply Chain has developed great expertise and capabilities in logistics services throughout the last 30 years. It currently serves more than 100 customers, including the leading brands in each industrial sector in Mexico. DHL Supply Chain has a dedicated and skilled workforce, for each sector, of more than 7,800 associates.

In addition to traditional supply chain services, DHL Supply Chain has developed several customized solutions to meet the unique needs of companies entering or expanding their business in the Mexico market. These include PharmaShare®, specialized shared use operations for the health care manufacturers; direct-to-store product and promotional display deliveries for consumer goods companies; and, Logistics Without Borders, an integrated solution for managing cross-border product movements between the United States and Mexico for companies within the technology sector. Logistics Without Borders also serves as a innovative solution that consolidates the delivery of original spare parts of the main automotive brands to its distributors’ network throughout the country.

For more information on DHL, visit http://www.dhl.com

DHL: The Logistics company for the world. DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics company for the world”. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 275,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education. DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of 53 billion euros in 2011.

About Exel
Exel is the North American leader in contract logistics, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries including automotive, consumer, retail, engineering and manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and chemicals. Exel’s innovative supply chain solutions, skilled people and regional coverage bring together all aspects of contract logistics in addition to a wide range of integrated, value-added and specialist services. Exel is a wholly owned entity of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics group. For more information, visit www.exel.com.

About Armstrong & Associates, Inc.:
Armstrong & Associates, Inc. is a U.S.-based supply chain management market research and consulting firm specializing in competitive benchmarking, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, logistics outsourcing, centralized transportation management programs, and supply chain systems evaluation and selection. Armstrong & Associates publishes Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – The Americas and Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – International. Recent research papers include "The Business of Warehousing in North America - 2012 Market Size, Major 3PLs, Benchmarking Costs, Prices and Practices," "Dedicated Contract Carriage - New Life in a Mature Market," and "U.S. Gains Carry 3PLs - 2011 3PL Market Analysis and 2012 Predictions." www.3PLogistics.com


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