DP World expands its global freight forwarding network

Including 16 plus locations in India in major metros and tier I cities

DP World has inaugurated the latest in a string of more than 100 freight forwarding offices across the world.

A company statement informed that the offices employ 1,000 staff, adding to DP World’s existing 108,000-strong team and this is expected to grow significantly over the next 12 months, helping move more than 10 per cent of global trade every year.

In India, DP World has offices in over 16 locations including major metros like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, and tier I cities like Pune, Ahmedabad, Cochin, and Jaipur to name a few.

The statement added, “With businesses seeking increased control over their supply chains, DP World’s expansion comes at a pivotal time for the global logistics and supply chain industry. By expanding its freight forwarding offering, with a focus on air and ocean freight, DP World will deploy its ‘toolbox’ of services or capabilities made up of ports, terminals, warehouses, trucks, rail and shipping services to increase control and resilience, supported by proprietary digital technology, whilst also working with complementary partners across the supply chain to boost efficiency.

DP World is building on its end-to-end network of port assets and specialist expertise across ports, trucking, air and ocean freight, customs and warehousing services that spans over 430 business units in 86 countries.

The growing service currently spans order and origin management, port handling and freight management for ocean and air, and at-destination services such as customs, drayage, logistics, last-mile delivery, deconsolidation and bonded warehousing services. Additionally, DP World offers value-add services including embedded trade finance, commodity-specific services, cars in containers, transload and advanced hubs and more.

Reportedly, DP World’s latest expansion increases the size of its global logistics team to more than 45,000 employees and contributes to the company’s total global workforce of nearly 110,000 people. These employees are distributed across a diversified portfolio of logistics services spanning: ports and terminals, marine services, and logistics.

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