WESTERVILLE, Ohio, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DHL Supply Chain, the Americas' leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced today it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory firm, as a Leader in its May 2017 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America report.
This Magic Quadrant evaluates third-party logistics (3PL) providers in North America. DHL Supply Chain was one of 18 companies that met Gartner's criteria based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. North American 3PL providers are then positioned in one of four quadrants within the market: Niche Players, Visionaries, Challengers or Leaders.
"In this business, we are known for our continuity and consistency, so it is an honor to see DHL Supply Chain positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant again this year," said Scott Sureddin, Chief Executive Officer, DHL Supply Chain North America. "We believe our designation in this Gartner report confirms not only our extensive capabilities as a 3PL provider, but our dedication to continuous improvement and expertise in providing customized solutions tailored to meet each customer's supply chain needs."
The contract logistics business of DHL Supply Chain in North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico) is headquartered in Westerville, Ohio. DHL Supply Chain generated more than $4.3 billion in revenue in 2015 and employs over 38,500 associates. It runs the largest third-party warehousing network across North America with over 593 locations and more than 109 million square feet in the U.S. and Canada, and 80 facilities and 10 million square feet in Mexico. DHL Supply Chain offers comprehensive transportation management solutions, freight brokerage, dedicated fleet services and Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) capabilities across the region. DHL Supply Chain also provides customer focused solutions for a wide range of inbound, manufacturing, warehouse, distribution and outbound operations.
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DHL – The logistics company for the world
DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 350,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".
DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 57 billion euros in 2016.