DHL Express to expand outlets in sub-Saharan Africa to focus on SMEs
GERMANY¡¯s DHL Express has expanded its network of DHL service points in sub-Saharan Africa from 300 to more than a 1,000 to develop business with small to medium enterprises (SMEs).
"The SME is sector is growing at an amazing pace and this investment will help to connect African SME¡¯s to the rest of the world," said DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa director Charles Brewer.
"Ensuring the people within Africa can access global markets, and transfer skills, goods and information, means we are able to support and spur on the continued African resurgence. Expanding our retail presence is just the first step," Mr Brewer said.
DHL already operates in 52 sub-Saharan Africa markets and said it will increase connectivity between African markets and the over 220 countries the company serves worldwide.