News | January 20, 2008

Kraft Foods Expands Business With DHL As Its Primary U.S. Express Carrier

DHL, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, recently announced that Kraft Foods, one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, has renewed and expanded its contract with DHL as its primary US express carrier. DHL will provide U.S. express shipping services for Kraft Foods.

With annual revenues of more than $34 billion, Kraft Foods markets a broad portfolio of brands such as Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats; Philadelphia cream cheese; Nabisco cookies and crackers; Jacobs coffees and Milka chocolates.

DHL will provide express services for Kraft's letters and small package shipments, including pickup and delivery of food product samples, point-of-sale advertising, inter-office documents and payroll, and product-sampling items – for Kraft vendors, plants, distribution centers, and its corporate offices.

DHL has also been chosen by Kraft Foods as a provider for U.S. ground delivery and International Express services.

"Kraft has been a valued partner for nearly 20 years," said Charles Brewer, Executive Vice President of Sales for DHL. "We are seeing many of the largest multi-national companies enhance their operations by leveraging DHL's flexibility, customer-focused commitment, and ongoing U.S. network enhancements."

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SOURCE: Kraft Foods Expands