DHL wins contract worth GBP 1.6 billion revenue over 10 years with the UK Government's Department
DHL operates support organization for healthcare - NHS Supply Chain
GBP 1 billion/Euro 1.4 billion savings targeted to the NHS over 10 years
Around 1,000 new jobs to be created
DHL Logistics has won a 10-year deal totaling GBP 1.6 billion /Euro 2.3 billion in revenue to manage GBP 22 billion/Euro 32 billion total spend with the UK Government's Department of Health. DHL will target over GBP 1 billion/Euro 1.4 billion savings over the contract period back to the English National Health Service (NHS). Klaus Zumwinkel, CEO and Chairman of Deutsche Post World Net, said the contract marked the significant success of the Group's strategy: "After the take-over of Exel and given DHL's extensive expertise in the health sector, we were able to make our customer a truly convincing offer. We now reap the benefits of both our internationalization strategy and our broad product range."