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Sector Overview

DHL’s Sector Approach

Every industry has its own particular characteristics and supply chain needs, which is why our sector management approach is to work with customers to optimise the value proposition for their industry’s distinctive requirements. A key to our success is to create a simple and unique experience by sector, making it easier for you to do business with us. With our innovative and industry-specific state-of-the-art-solutions, we will create a competitive advantage for you.

Our Core Industry Sectors

Within the strategy 2015 we decided to focus even further on your industries starting with the sectors Life Sciences & Healthcare, Technology, Energy, Automotive and Engineering & Manufacturing.


Technology is a fast-paced industry characterised by constant innovation and short product cycles. Competitive markets are the norm, with ever-falling product prices requiring effective cost management.
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Life Sciences & Healthcare

The Life Sciences & Healthcare (LSHC) sector aims for increased efficiency, addressing global compliance requirements, and readily managing M&A integrations.
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The energy industry includes alternative as well as traditional energy sources and comprises of all activities involved in extracting, processing and distributing natural resources to create energy.
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Engineering & Manufacturing

The larger industrial manufacturers production processes require complex supply chain structures and sophisticated solutions and technology.
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The Automotive industry enters into a new era where people are seeking more freedom and mobility. The demand for mobility grows each year in emerging countries.
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