DHL Express named Asia Pacific’s best employer for fifth consecutive year

  • Top Employers Institute commends DHL
    Express in Asia Pacific and ten countries for diversity, inclusion and
    opportunities for talent growth
  • DHL Express has received 44 awards for
    its workplace culture in 2018 -- bringing the total number of awards won since
    2014 to 190


SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 12 December
2018 - DHL Express, the world's leading
international express services provider, has been named 2019 Top Employer for
Asia Pacific as well as nine countries and territories in the region:
Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
and Vietnam.


2018 HR infographic

DHL Express team at the awards ceremony for Top Employer 2019

The award was conferred by Top
Employers Institute, a global organization recognizing excellence in employee
conditions, making this the fifth consecutive year that DHL Express has
received the award for Asia Pacific. This further establishes the company as a
regional leader in employment practices and talent development, with a
workplace culture built on respect, recognition and equal opportunities.


"It is an honor to be
acknowledged as a leading employer and an excellent workplace in Asia Pacific
once again, and this is a strong testament to the hard work and effort that all
our employees invest in harnessing this winning culture in DHL -- one that is
built on respect and results," said Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific. "We
strongly believe that this culture
resonates with our employees, who are
motivated to give the best to our customers every day. We remain committed to
providing the right opportunities for our employees, so they can be best equipped
to deliver the world-class results that our customers rely on to grow their


The Top Employer award has consistently recognized
DHL Express' sustained investment in talent growth, including its Certified
International Specialist (CIS) and Certified International Manager (CIM)
programs that have trained, to date, over 60,000 employees in Asia Pacific. This
series of training is meant to create a powerful sense of community that
enables employees to combine best-in-class product quality with incomparable
service excellence.


"We've always valued the
importance of training and development, to ensure our employees remain at the
forefront of the industry, to keep abreast of what we can do, to meet the full
range of our customers' needs,"
A. Mateen, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, DHL Express Asia Pacific. "Everyone
in the DHL family is critical to the company's success, and we take follow-up
action based on feedback from our annual Employee Opinion Survey very
seriously. This has helped us to establish a workplace culture where everyone
has a stake, to grow professionally and to propel the business further."


In 2018 alone, DHL Express
received a total of 44 awards for its workplace and corporate culture in Asia
This year's string of accolades are the latest additions to the
146 other awards that DHL Express Asia Pacific has received since 2014, many
with strict judging criteria based on employee feedback.


Some of the notable highlights include:


  • DHL Express was named Best Employer 2018 for Asia Pacific by human capital
    firm, Aon Hewitt -- an accolade conferred to DHL Express which has won this
    recognition in five other countries across the region: India, Malaysia,
    Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
  • In Asia Pacific, DHL Express was also ranked second on the list of Asia's
    Best Multinational Workplaces 2018, by Great Place to Work®.
  • DHL Express has been recognized as the sixth best place to work globally in
    a 2018 employer ranking from Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE.



In addition to the CIS and CIM programs, DHL Express
regularly organizes activities that celebrate and recognize employees'
dedication, and cultivate employee engagements at all levels. These include
initiatives such as 'Staff Appreciation Week' and 'Employee of the Year'. Most
recently in August 2018, DHL Express held its DHL AsiaCup in Singapore -- an annual
employee football and cheerleading event involving more than 1,000 employees,
to rally teams across the region to build an even stronger employee network and
celebrate their successes.


Note to Editors:

DHL Express Asia Pacific received
a total of 44 accolades in 2018. Some of the highlights include:



  • "Best Employer" 2018 --
    Asia Pacific
  • "Best Employer" 2018 -- India, Malaysia,
    Philippines, Singapore and Thailand


Employers Institute

  • "Top Employers Award" 2018
    -- Asia Pacific
  • "Top Employers Award" 2018
    -- Australia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore,


Great Place to


  • Ranked 2nd Asia's Best
    Multinational Workplaces 2018 -- Asia Pacific
  • Great Place to Work 2018 --
    Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore,
    Thailand and Vietnam
  • Best Workplace in 2018:
    India, Japan
  • 25 Best Workplaces in
    2018: Sri Lanka
  • 100 Best Companies to Work
    for -- South Korea
  • Best Companies to Work for
    2018 in Greater China -- Hong Kong, Taiwan


DHL -- The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the
logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio
of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery,
e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air
and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 360,000
employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects
people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With
specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology,
life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven
commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing
markets, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".

DHL is part of
Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 60 billion
euros in 2017.

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