DHL Express is the world’s largest package transportation company, delivering to more addresses and to more countries (228) than any other carrier. One of the fastest-growing segments of the Retail Shipping business model is international shipping and, as such, offering DHL service to your customers is key to fully capitalizing on the opportunity.
Since DHL focuses on international shipments (and because of their global reputation), DHL Express represents [potentially] one of your more robust profit centers. Over 40 million foreign-born residents in the US “think DHL” when it comes to international shipping. The DHL Authorized Shipping Center (DASC) network is DHL’s only retail presence in the US, so as a participant in the program, you can expect to get your share of a huge potential market.
As an international-only carrier, DHL has tailored the DASC program specifically for the needs of retail shippers. Deeply discounted rates, fee waivers, special services and a dedicated support structure virtually ensure your success as a DHL provider for your customers.
The DHL Authorized Shipping Center (DASC) program is designed to grow and support a nationwide network of professional retail packing and shipping centers in order to provide consumers with convenient access to DHL products and services. As a retail shipping center, partnering with DHL positions you to compete at the highest level when it comes to international shipping. No other carrier goes to more countries than DHL, and with the rates and services available only to the DASC network, DHL represents one of the highest margin products in your offering.
As the globally-recognized leader in transportation, customers look specifically for DHL service when it comes to international shipping. DHL refers and directs customers to DASC locations via both Internet and telephone store locators, so it’s imperative that a positive customer experience is provided by the DASC.
To be eligible for DASC status, the following requirements must be met by the retail center:
To apply for a DHL Authorized Shipping Center account, go to www.inxpressretail.com and follow the instructions for submitting your application.