DHL takes a stake in French e-commerce logistics specialist

Deutsche Post DHL Group is taking a 27.5% stake in Relais Colis, a French e-commerce logistics specialist serving Europe’s third largest internet retail market.
The Germany based global logistics giant said that the minority holding will “support the further development of the French e-commerce logistics specialist’s network of pickup points and its customised delivery solutions for end customers”.
It added: “This will allow DHL’s divisions, primarily DHL Parcel, to open up additional channels and expand its offering of value-added logistics services for e-commerce customers to the French market.
“Relais Colis will also benefit from additional volumes of the Deutsche Post DHL Group’s networks and the knowhow of the innovation leader in the German parcel market.
Relais Colis is a “trusted partner” of a number of top-tier e-commerce players, offering pickup point deliveries and home deliveries for larger packages.
It currently employs about 450 people, with a network of three national hubs, 22 branches and 4,800 pickup points located close to end consumers.

Share this story
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Related topics

Latest europe news

EMEA cargo crime on the up as losses hit the €80m mark

By Damian Brett

Cargo worth more than €80m was stolen from supply chains in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region in…

Read More

Dnata to expand at Heathrow with new cargo facility

By Damian Brett

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) fund has signed a pre-let agreement with dnata for a new…

Read More

Airfreight leaders unveil first-ever A4E Air Cargo Policy Manifesto

By Rachelle Harry

Yestesrday at A4E’s (Airlines for Europe) Air Cargo: Europe’s Bridge to the Global Economy event in Brussels, Europe’s leading airfreight…

Read More