DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced a price increase today that will take effect on January 1, 2022. The average increase in Malaysia will be 4.9 %.
Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, the increase is done after taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics as well as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures. These measures according to DHL are regularly updated by national and international authorities in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that DHL Express serves.
The delivery giant, has also stated that depending on local conditions, price adjustments will vary from country to country, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow. It said that the adjustment also allows the company to further invest in its infrastructure network and strengthen the resilience against crises and provide the needed capacity growth due to rising customer demands. “We are always striving to deliver excellence to our customers and thus are investing regularly to expand and enhance our services while ensuring that their business can continue even in times of global crises,” said Julian Neo, Managing Director of DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei.
DHL adds that with the annual price adjustment, they will be able to invest in infrastructure and technology to ensure resilient, sustainable and best-in-class customer solutions. Including state-of-the art aircraft and vehicles as well as the expansion of its hubs and gateways to increase capacity as demand for the fastest possible cross-border shipping continues to grow.