Itella and DHL Express to cooperate in domestic distribution


Itella and DHL Express have signed a cooperation contract on domestic distribution. Itella Mail will take care of the nationwide distribution of DHL Express Day Definite shipments (road express) in import to Finland. DHL Express continues to handle the pickup of Day Definite shipments in export and all pickup and delivery of Time Definite shipments (air express). The new setup will go live on May 26, 2013.

The Day Definite service DHL IMPORT ECONOMY SELECT - mainly used by business customers - is an international door-to-door delivery within a certain number of business days for less urgent and heavier shipments. Customs clearance for dutiable goods is part of the service

”The nationwide distribution system provided by Itella is the best and most comprehensive option for shipments of this size. The cooperation enables us to provide an even better distribution service to our day definite customers,” says Peter Ervasalo, Managing Director of DHL Express Finland.

”We look forward to the cooperation with a company which expects high global standards. An even larger number of parcels will now be delivered by Itella, which strengthens our position as the leading parcel distributor in Finland,” comments Aku Happo, Director of Itella's Express and Parcel Business.

For more press information: Itella MediaDesk, tel. +358 20 452 3366 (business days from 8.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.)