DHL adds Russia to Airfreight Plus network

DHL Global Forwarding

DHL Global Forwarding has added Moscow and other major cities in Russia to its Airfreight Plus network, and will expand further into the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) by the end of the year.

Airfreight Plus provides customers with intra-European and intra-Asian door-to-door air transportation for cargo up to two tonnes. Moscow and other Russian cities will be integrated into the network by mid-2016, and Airfreight Plus will expand further into the CIS by the end of the year.

DHL Global Forwarding global head of airfreight, Ingo-Alexander Rahn says: “We have noticed a switch from overnight demand to more economical distribution solutions, and thus an increasing demand for our DHL Airfreight Plus product.”

“By offering scheduled deliveries and a choice of transit times and various service benefits at a simple all-inclusive rate for end-to-end shipping, we meet our customer’s needs for cost effective transport options, while growing our air freight business and footprint in Europe and Asia.”