New Kansas City facility opens in response to increased volume
Weston, FL – July 25, 2006 – DHL Global Mail today announced the expansion of its Mail Terminal network due to increased volume and customer demand. The new Kansas City Mail Terminal in Shawnee, Kansas is expected to handle more than 40,000 parcels each week, with capacity to double its volume in the future.
“We are constantly optimizing our network to align with the high volume mail and parcel processing from our customers. Our new Kansas City facility will benefit our entire network and customers in the Midwest in particular,” said Joe Phelan, CEO - Americas, DHL Global Mail. “With DHL Global Mail customers enjoy cost management advantages, visibility, peace of mind and exceptional residential delivery.”
The new DHL Global Mail facility offers reliable, full-service domestic processing for mail and parcels, including SMARTMAIL PARCEL residential package delivery service for under 1 lb. shipments. The new facility has approximately 17,000 square feet and is located about 25 miles from Kansas City International Airport.
About DHL Global Mail
DHL Global Mail is the leading one-stop solution for high volume mailers, providing domestic and international mail and parcel solutions. Through its global distribution network of over 40 processing centers, the company provides secure, reliable distribution of direct mail, parcels, catalogs and publications, both nationwide and worldwide. Value-added services include fulfillment services, online tracking and reporting, address correction, mail activity reports and chargeback systems. DHL Global Mail is part of MAIL International, a division of Deutsche Post World Net. For more information, visit our web site: www.dhlglobalmail.com.