DHL Global Forwarding is expanding its presence the US with the opening of a station in Salt Lake City to satisfy local customer demand for airfreight, ocean freight, customs brokerage, warehouse storage and domestic services.
The capital of the state of Utah is home to thriving industries including technology, vitamin and supplements, diet-related products, probiotics, aerospace, logistics and outdoor activities and is considered a potential ‘Silicon Valley’ –like location after major e-commerce companies have opened facilities in the city.
The Salt Lake City station employs nine people and is located three miles from Salt Late City International Airport.
DHL Global Forwarding US chief executive officer, David Goldberg says: “As DHL continues positioning itself for growth in more and more U.S. cities, DHL customers will benefit from a more personalised service from experts who understand both the nuances of global and domestic trade and the ways to navigate the complexities to help customers save time and money.”
Salt Lake City station manager, Josh Rennert says: “Salt Lake City is one of the best places for new businesses in the US, DHL’s investment in Salt Lake City means local companies can collaborate with a reliable logistics partner that is dedicated to helping their businesses grow.”
DHL has solidified its presence in 15 cities across the US and plans to have 36 US stations by the end of 2017.