DHL eCommerce expands in Thailand from Bangkok into remote areas
DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is expanding its service offering in Thailand by enhancing its nationwide coverage with next day delivery outside Bangkok in major provinces, rural and remote areas, as well as extending pick-up service to small e-commerce merchants to meet its growing customer demands.
The company said the move aims to capitalize on the booming Thai e-commerce market that is expected to triple in size to EUR3.6 billion (USD 3.81 billion) between now and 2020.
Launched in January 2016 in Thailand, DHL eCommerce offers end-to-end domestic delivery services and easy access for local businesses to expand globally through B2C international cross-border shipping and scalable, pay-per-use fulfilment solutions through a global fulfilment network within Deutsche Post DHL Group.
Managing director, DHL eCommerce Thailand, Kiattichai Pitpreecha said that "The e-commerce market in Thailand is currently second largest in Southeast Asia and expected to grow 22% annually till 2020.”
"Along with this remarkable growth, there are increasing demands for cost-effective and high quality logistics solutions to meet rising consumer needs. As such, we are investing now to ensure we are the provider of choice for Thai consumers."
Over the past year, DHL eCommerce Thailand has invested significantly in people, service, facilities, vehicles and coverage. Its 3,222-square metre central hub in Bangkok and its domestic delivery network across Thailand have the capacity to handle 15 million shipments annually.
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