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DHL and Total strengthen cooperation on business sustainability

Logistics firm DHL Group and Total have strengthened their partnership on sustainable mobility, low-carbon energy solutions, logistics and transport services.

The Strategic Cooperation agreement signed by DHL Group and Total will focus on ensuring that the two companies achieve their sustainability goals across their global operations.

The two will benefit from new commercial cross-business opportunities, as a customer and a supplier respectively.

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Exploring and developing new low-emissions solutions for daily business operations will form part of their focus. These will include digital technologies to ensure sustainable fleet management, contract logistics, freight forwarding, road freight and express services to address climate change.

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Tim Scharwath, Member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group, said: “Our ambitious target is to reduce all logistics-related emissions to zero by the year 2050. Alternative drives and fuels, as well as clean energy solutions, are important cornerstones to achieve this goal. In cooperation with Total and thanks to their profound expertise in the energy sector, we will be leveraging further innovative solutions to reduce our CO2 emissions and energy consumption. At the same time, we will intensify our partnership to implement best-in-class logistics solutions throughout Total’s various value chains.”

Built on a long history of commercial relationships in more than 100 countries around the world this B2B agreement between the two groups will also leverage their respective global organisations to implement operational excellence, support sustainable business growth, and shape the future through innovation.