Global international express services provider DHL Express has announced its annual general average price increase, to take effect January 1, 2018. The average price increase for international shipments weighing up to 70 kilograms will be 4.90%.
“We are relentless in pursuing continuous improvements in our network and introducing solutions that ultimately benefit our customers and their businesses,” DHL Express Philippines country manager Nurhayati Abdullah said in a statement.
“Our annual price increase allows us to invest in our infrastructure to enhance our international time definite shipment capabilities and develop solutions that amplify convenience for our customers in response to the dynamic e-commerce trend,” she added.
DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation, currency dynamics, and other rising costs, such as expenses related to compliance with enhanced security regulations, in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that it serves.
Price adjustments vary from country to country, depending on local conditions, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow.