EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

DHL

Company/Organisation:
DHL

Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Leipziger Land; Leipzig; Sachsen
Location of affected unit(s): Airport Leipzig/Halle

Company

Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
53 - Postal and courier activities
Group: Deutsche Post

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-11-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2008
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Planned Job Creation: 3500

Additional Information

The group Deutsche Post World net intends to extend the Airport Leipzig/Halle into the central European hub of its express and logistics subsidiary DHL. The start of operations in Leipzig could be realised at the beginning of 2008. The Group plans to invest €300 million in the new site and to create around 3,500 jobs by 2012.