Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) and Russian Post, the state-owned postal service of the Russian Federation, have announced that they are expanding their cooperation in the area of international parcel shipments between Germany and Russia. In doing so, both companies are responding to the rising parcel volumes resulting from the boom in international e-commerce.
From now on, DHL parcels that are destined for Russia will be handed over in Berlin to Russian Post, which will then transport and deliver them to the recipients in Russia. While shipments are simplified for DPDHL through this agreement, Russian Post can better utilise its network with the growing volumes from Germany.
The General Director of Russian Post, Dmitry Strashnov, pointed out that the development of the e-commerce market demands new logistic solutions. He added, “The cooperation between the Russian Post and Deutsche Post DHL brings the logistics of cross-border trade in Europe to a new level. It reduces the delivery time and the quality of the service for the end consumer”.
In addition to the cooperation on parcel deliveries, the companies are also planning to collaborate on the international shipment of letters and mailed advertising material.
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