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DHL Global Forwarding

Sector
Transportation
Location:
Dublin
             
2021

About us

DHL Global Forwarding (Ireland) Limited (DGF IE) is part of the broad Deutsche Post DHL Group which employees over 500,000 people in over 220 countries and territories worldwide. In Ireland we employ over 240 people across three main locations: Dublin, Shannon and Cork wit a further percentage of staff members based on site in customer locations across the country. Our head office location is in Dublin Airport Logistics Park, where the majority of our operational staff members are based, while our Shannon location which is known as our Regional Customer control centre (RCC) operate from Westpark Business campus in Clare. Our Cork team operate from Ballycurreen Industrial Park with our customer on-site teams spread across Cork, Dublin & Kildare. 

Our simplified business purpose is transporting freight via air, ocean, and road. This includes customs clearance and value-added services such as warehousing and cargo insurance.

Our services extend from standardised container transport to highly specialised end‐to‐end solutions for specific sectors including life sciences, pharmaceuticals, beers, wines & spirits and technology. Thanks to our global presence, we are able to offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers’ increasing demand for multimodal shipments.


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What employees say

"I have spent the majority of my working life in this Company and have watched over the years as it evolved into a truly great place to work through continuous employment engagement initiatives. New business opportunities are seen as a way to develop new staff and provide new opportunities for existing team members, and the overall culture is one of sharing and working together to deliver a great service to our wider customer base and maintain our standing as the No 1 Logistics company in the World."

Keith Conroy
Training & Development Manager
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97%
When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

92%
Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.

98%
People here are treated fairly regardless of their race or ethnic origin.

92%
I feel I make a difference here.

95%
This is a friendly place to work.

91%
People care about each other here.

What defines us

We are “The Freight Forwarding Experts. Since 1815.” this is what our DHL Customer Promise “Excellence. Simply delivered.” means for us at DHL Global Forwarding. We have the history, experience, and expertise to deliver the Best Customer Experience.

We are the place to be! We connect our employees to our culture through various initiatives such as onboarding, recognition, and appreciation programs; all this without leaving aside the responsibility we feel to the communities we work in.

Each career story is unique. Our roles are as diverse as the people who do them; you might join as an apprentice then work their way up through Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Industrial Projects or any of our functions and sectors.

We are fully inclusive and we expect all of our people to treat each other with respect. We have a simple policy on diversity: if you can help our business, we want you to work for us.

 

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What inspires us

Our customers and our people are our biggest inspirations. We strive to be provider and employer of choice. To become the Employer of Choice, it’s important to us to ensure that our team are satisfied with the workplace and feel part of our DGF community.

That’s why, over the past years, we have implemented a range of initiatives to help us all connect and collaborate with each other worldwide and be the Best Team we can be. These initiatives will continue over the years and constantly evolve and improve.

 

  • We have created a team of Certified experts and a best-in-class culture
  • We focus on feedback in both directions as a key tool to drive personal development
  • With GoHelp and GoTeach, we are committed to social responsibility towards the societies we operate in
  •  We share a joint management approach expressed in our six Leadership Attributes

 

 

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At a glance

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Word from the top

Great Places To Work recognition endorses that DGF Ireland have successfully nurtured a culture of integrity, inclusivity and openness, where looking out for each other is a priority and working together, as a team, achieves excellent results across our business. Our customers feel our passion, our willingness to go the extra mile, our eagerness to innovate. Having achieved GPTW status, we now have a great opportunity to further differentiate ourselves. From a personal perspective, I am extremely proud to work for such a great Company. Thanks to all the team for the trust and support displayed and the fantastic effort invested by those who have worked so hard to continually enhance employee engagement and carefully craft positive communication messaging throughout these challenging time.


Maurice Meade
Managing Director
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Career and jobs

Application tips

We are always on the lookout for candidates that poses a positive approach to work and that can be a beneficial addition to our team. If you would like to get in touch with our HR team you can drop us a mail on ie.dgfhr@dhl.com or check out our current vacancies on LinkedIn or Jobs watch.

Contact
Conor McGrath
Communications & Marketing Executive

Tel: 018162038
Email: conor.mcgrath@dhl.com
01 678 8438
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