Entering the room of Imran Shaikh, Managing Director of DHL Global Forwarding, an interesting and colorful view were waiting for me that embellished with companies’ logo, airfleet, ship and different logistics site snaps but the most interesting and attractive is a signed cricket bat and ball of Shoaib Akhtar and his three different action photos beautifully framed and hanged on different places on the walls.
It sounds that MD of DHL Global Forwarding was a die-hard of the former speed-star bowler of national cricket team but he has also taken a deep inspiration from the super star particularly in the case of his company business that facilitates businesses with its rich portfolio of services including air freight, road freight, customs clearance, ocean freight, warehousing, reverse logistics and distribution.
Joined DHL Forwarding Company in 2008 as MD, Imran Shaikh has expanded the network of the company as fast as possible with number of small and large sized corporation on board with company for different services.
“The important asset of our company is our team, which delivers at its best to serve our clients”, he said. “So we do care a lot of our workers and develop their professional skills with sound training”.
We send people abroad for training and invite trainers for enhancing human development because our business is rely on workers’ strength, cooperation and intelligence.
The law and order situation is very much there in the country but you have to meet the target and meet deadlines of your clients on time, therefore, the we need perfection and proper management (as if line and length in the bowling) , said smiling Shaikh in American accent.
The technology is like speed of your business. It boosts the capacity and efficiency of your work and being a logistic company we should be working fast.
Since its inception, the company has witnessed substantial growth in its footprint in collaboration with different partners in various fields. This growth and success have contributed towards the company’s confidence and has enabled us to enhance our activities towards developing a comprehensive network of customers on a wide-scale.
Partnerships with Industry
DHL is the logistics partner of some of the biggest FMCG manufacturers and retailers in the country, pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers, technology industry and also fashion industry.
Every day, our people work with a huge variety of customers to solve practical problems – from achieving shorter lead times to delivering temperature-controlled freight – in the industry sectors such as; Automotive , Chemicals , Energy, Consumer , Life Sciences and Healthcare, Retail , Engineering & Manufacturing , Fashion , Renewable Energy etc.
With growth in imports and exports in Pakistan there is a major demand for efficient freight and forwarding services. DHL Global Forwarding can help both local and multinational companies of all sizes to get connected to other markets in the world.
Even a small exporter sitting in a small city of Pakistan can reach anywhere in the world using services of DHL.
Primarily we aim to build long-term partnerships and work closely with our customers – often shoulder to shoulder with their management teams. The know-how of our people combined with our industry – leading solutions provides them with real competitive advantage.
We can leverage our global relationships with many international airline and shipping line partners, we can tab into a vast existing global customer base, we have a very strong brand and most importantly, we have unmatched expertise covering all sectors, geographies and areas of logistics activities.
Our company’s vision is to be the Logistics Company For The World by 2015 and we are making the necessary investments in order to be well-positioned to do so – also in Pakistan.
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