DHL Express inaugurates Delhi Gateway
The gateway aims to export clearance capacity by 100 per cent and imports by 60 per cent and to handle 10mn shipments per annum. To support this growth, it has earmarked US$268 million towards future investments.
DHL Express will be able to handle 10 million shipments per annum; a significant boost to trade and enabling efficient and speedy clearances of all kinds of shipments going from North and East India to global markets.
Ken Lee CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific, said, “We have, over the years, seen strong and sustained volume growth in the international trade between India and the rest of the world. To support this high growth, Deutsche Post DHL Group has earmarked ¼250 million (US$268 million) towards future investments in India by 2020.” Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge), Government of India, said, “With regard to skill development, DHL Express has devised a beautiful system to train its people and the sector on the whole is doing a wonderful job of skilling people and generating employment.” R.S. Subramanian, Senior Vice President & Country Manager, DHL Express India, added, “The Delhi Gateway was the first-of-its-kind airside facility that opened in 2003. We believe that with the new and expanded Express Gateway at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, customers can experience superior roundthe-clock clearances – an aspect vital to boosting international trade and the growth of Indian businesses across sectors.” The Delhi Gateway is certified by TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), Regulated Agent 3 (EU Aviation Security Validated Regulated Agents) and Regulated Agent by Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, India. The facility has Dual View X-Ray security screening, explosive trace detector system, and 46 state-of-the-art IP cameras to conduct screenings in accordance to international trade security standards.