DHL further expands online booking service for ocean transports

  • Booking
    tool myDHLi Quote + Book now also covers full-container-load service
  • Carbon
    Calculator offers carbon transparency and reduces emissions
  • Cargo
    Insurance secures freight against any external cause with one click

SINGAPORE�-�Media OutReach�-�February 5, 2020 -�DHL Global Forwarding, the air and
ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has expanded its instant
online quotation and booking service to DHL Ocean Direct FCL
(full-container-load). The service myDHLi Quote + Book makes instant bookings
for air and ocean freight as well as door-to-door shipments available 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week. It enables customers to compare available options and
directly book the best mode of transport, speed and rate. When booking a
service, users can also choose a cargo insurance for their shipment and reduce
their CO2 impact by selecting an alternative fuel or an offsetting
option in just a few clicks. myDHLi Quote + Book is available in more than 70
countries at Until now,
this service was already available for DHL Ocean Connect LCL
(less-than-container-load), DHL Air Connect, and DHL Air Economy.

the expansion of myDHLi Quote + Book, customers can now easily compare and book
even more transport services online, be it less-than-container-load or
full-container-load, be it Ocean or Air Freight. This allows us to offer even higher
transparency and flexibility and thus adapt to current customer needs," says
Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.

a highly intuitive user interface, myDHLi Quote + Book allows instant access to
air and ocean freight quotes based on minimal information. Thanks to these transparent
quotes, customers can compare rates and lead times to select the best option
for their needs. The integrated CO2 Calculator automatically
displays the carbon footprint for the shipment in comparison between air and
ocean freight where available. Furthermore,
customers can save quotes and share them with selected recipients via e-mail or
directly continue to booking. Quotes are valid for up to 30 days and can be
accessed for booking at a later stage during this time. Customers can also easily
choose to neutralize the carbon emissions of their shipments. In the next step,
shippers can either choose a clean-burning fuel for ocean freight or an
offsetting option for any transport mode.

Global Forwarding, Freight is continuously working on new services to offer its
customers a state-of-the-art experience.

can find the press release for download as well as further information on

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