DHL Global Mail Expands U.S. Mail Terminal Network

New Phoenix facility opens in response to increased volume

 

Weston, FL — September 14, 2006 — DHL Global Mail today announced the expansion of its Mail Terminal network due to increased volume and customer demand. The new Phoenix Mail Terminal is expected to handle more than 25,000 mail parcels daily, with additional capacity to quickly double output in the future. Due to the expanding market needs DHL Global Mail recently opened a state-of-the-art Mail Terminal in Kansas City, Kansas to service rapidly increasing volumes in the Midwest region.

"Our new Mail Terminal location will benefit our growing customer base in the Southwest and add support to our entire network," said Joe Phelan, President & CEO - Americas, DHL Global Mail. "To ensure our customers receive the highest level of service whether they are shipping from or to the Southwest, we are constantly optimizing our network to align with high-volume mail and mail parcel shippers. With DHL Global Mail customers enjoy cost management advantages, visibility, peace of mind and exceptional residential delivery."

The new Phoenix Mail Terminal offers technologically advanced, full-service domestic processing for mail and mail parcels, including SMARTMAIL PARCEL residential package delivery service for under 1 lb. shipments. The new facility has approximately 25,000 square feet and is located about 20 minutes west of the Phoenix International Airport.