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18 May 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 04:41 GMT+2

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In the first quarter, all the activities of Deustche Post DHL with the exception of e-commerce and of deliveries in Germany

Revenues increased overall by +19.8%

In the first quarter of 2022 the revenues of the logistics group Deutsche Post DHL recorded an increase continuing in the growth trend in place consecutively in the last 16 quarters and marking, as well as the previous five quarters, a double-digit percentage increase. In the first three months of this year the turnover of the German group amounted to 22.59 billions of euros, with a progression of +19.8% on the same period of 2021. In the field of express deliveries only the company recorded revenues of 6.37 billion euros (+15.9%). In the shipping segment revenues totaled 7.36 billion (+54.9%), with gross sales generated by air shipments equal to 2.86 billion (+55.2%) and a gross turnover produced by the maritime shipments of 2.60 billion euros (+107.1%). In the other supply chain solutions sector revenues were amounted to 3.81 billion euros (+17.7%). The revenues from the e-commerce sector, which were found equal to 1.44 billion euros (-0.6%), as well as revenues arising from the delivery of mail and parcels in Germany, down -6.8% to 4.24 billion dollars.

In the first quarter of this year the group recorded a operating profit of 2.16 billion euros (+13.0%), with contributions of 971 million from express deliveries (+1.0%), of 601 million from shipments (+178.2%), of 205 million from supply solutions chain (+22.8%), 102 million from e-commerce (-12.8%) and 355 millions from postal activities and deliveries in Germany (-36,2%). Deutsche Post DHL has archived the first three months of 2022 with a net profit of 1.45 billion euros (+14.3%).

Relative to the volumes of air and sea shipments handled by the group, in the first quarter of 2022, after 16 quarters of decline, air shipments marked a increase of +3.0% having been equal to 509 thousand tons, while maritime shipments showed a slight increase of +0.3% having been equal to 766 thousand teu containers.

Commenting on the group's performance in the first three months of this year, Deutsche Post DHL CEO Frank Appel, specified that in the period occurred the expected normalization in the e-commerce segment, which, however, has been more than offset by developments and remarkable results achieved in logistics activities Global.

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