July 2nd, 2007: DHL, the worlds leading global express delivery and logistics company, announced the opening of a new service center facility to meet the growing needs of customers in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding communities. DHL has invested $2.1 million in the state-of-the-art service center facility which serves local package pickup and delivery operations in the area.
The new, 54,000-sq.-ft. service center combines a 5,500-sq-ft facility 45 miles east of
The new facility was built to allow individual letters and packages to flow directly onto and off of vehicles from a conveyor belt system. This new loose-load operation will enable greater operational efficiencies, leading to quicker loading and unloading of freight, increased capacity on line-haul vehicles, earlier deliveries and expanded pickup cutoff times for customers in the area.
The new service center will serve package pickup and delivery operations for
Additional key facts about the new facility include:
- It is located at
7001 Americana ParkwayDrive, . Reynoldsburg, Ohio
- The facility employs approximately 100, including couriers, administrative staff, managers, sales and security personnel.
- The facility will have a new, state-of-the-art conveyor system for quicker handling of letters and parcels/
- The new service center has 64 load positions to accommodate more vehicles and volumes of freight.
- Customers can drop off packages at the new facility between and Monday through Friday, and between and Saturday. The counter will be staffed to help customers prepare shipments onsite.
DHL will continue to maintain its 50,000-sq.-ft service center facility located in the western part of
DHL's mission is to provide the most flexible, personable and enjoyable experience in the shipping industry for our customers. DHL is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, specializing in providing innovative and customized solutions from a single source. DHL offers expertise in express, air and ocean freight, overland transport, and contract logistic solutions as well as international mail services, combined with worldwide coverage and an in-depth understanding of local markets. DHL's international network links more than 225 countries and territories worldwide with over 300,000 employees dedicated to providing fast and reliable services that exceed customers' expectations. Founded in