An article in Business Excellence Magazine follows DHL through the decade that's passed since its purchase by Deutsche Post in 2002. And since international flights make up the backbone of DHL's flexible, global logistics service, a huge element of its success is a good relationship with its hub airports:
"Candace McGraw is CEO of Kenton County Airport Board at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), and has witnessed the many benefits that the airport's partnership with DHL has brought. 'We have established a very good partnership with DHL,' she says. 'They account for about 40 percent of our landed weight here now, so they're a huge partner for us and we want to do everything we can to help them grow and prosper here.'
DHL is currently embarking upon a $47 million investment into expanding its package sorting facility at CVG, and has been considering other opportunities, too. 'We have a lot of land here that's ripe for development and we have been talking to DHL about some end-of-runway development opportunities to establish complementary businesses that will help them grow their business here at the airport,' says McGraw."
Read the full story here.