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DHL App Simplifies Worldwide Logistics Management

- "DGF Cargo Mobile Tracking" allows customers to trace their sea and air freight shipments

MIAMI, FLORIDA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/25/13 -- DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, now offers customers a mobile app to track their ocean and air freight shipments. Among other features, "DGF Cargo Mobile Tracking" shows users their shipping history and the status of their current shipments. The app provides global access and is available free of charge in the respective app stores for iPhone and iPad, Android and Blackberry smartphones.

"DGF Cargo Mobile Tracking provides customers the current status of their transports in a very convenient way - in real time and no matter where they currently are. Logistics and warehouse managers also benefit by tracking time sensitive shipments and adapting their planning. We strive for customer satisfaction excellence and with this mobility solution our customer's will be able to access key information vital to their value chain cycles in a simple and agile manner," said Ricardo A. Bartra, CIO, DHL Global Forwarding, Americas.

The app offers four functions to the user: seeking shipments, saving search queries, a detailed shipping history of the past six months, and a "location finder" that shows the nearest DHL Global Forwarding office and its contact details. The search function displays not just the current shipment status; it also allows customers to track further details of the shipment process, such as the shipment's starting time, current location and estimated time of arrival. An individual report of the past six months supports users in checking their shipments' economic efficiency. Finally the "Save Search" function saves pre-defined search queries, such as multi-digit consignment numbers that can be called up again with ease.

The apps are available for free on the regular and official app stores for the different platforms:

https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/dgf-track/id454407203?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/dgf-tracking/id577723623?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=covi.pack.main&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvdmkucGFjay5tYWluIl0

http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/19167274/?lang=en

You will find the press release for downloading and also further information at: http://www.dp-dhl.com/pressreleases

DHL - The Logistics company for the world

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and "The Logistics company for the world". DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 275,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of 53 billion euros in 2011.

For more information: www.dp-dhl.com

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