DHL Express certified as Top Employer 2015 in the Americas and recognized as Top Employer Global 2015

Six countries in the Americas region were selected by Top Employers Institute. – Certification showcases the company’s commitment to the development of its employees.

567px-DHL_Express_logo.svgPlantation, FL., March 9, 2015 – DHL Express has been certified as a Top Employer in North America and Latin America 2015. At the global level, the company garnered Global Top Employer award, a distinction that recognizes the company’s commitment to support and develop its employees worldwide.

In the Americas region, six countries received the certification: the United States, Barbados, Brazil, Curacao, Jamaica and Mexico. The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world based on several areas: providing excellent employee conditions, nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels of the organization, and striving to continuously optimize employment practices.

DHL Express also received Top Employer certifications in other regions of the world, including Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Overall, 32 countries were granted certifications. DHL programs the Top Employers Institute considered upon assessing the company included talent strategies, compensation and benefits, leadership development, workforce planning and performance management.

“To be recognized as a Top Employer is an outstanding honor that acknowledges DHL’s complete dedication to its employees,” said Stephen Fenwick, CEO, DHL Express Americas.  “Our company is fully vested in maximizing the potential talent of our employees. We believe that by motivating people, by providing them with the tools and support to fully develop their skills, we are nurturing an exceptional workforce. It is our people who make the difference in our company.”

“Our extensive research concluded that DHL forms part of a select group of employers that advance employee conditions worldwide. Their people are well taken care of. Now that they have received the Top Employers North America 2015 certification, they can truly consider themselves at the top of an exclusive group of the world’s best employers. Reason to celebrate!” said Judith Oude Sogtoen, Director of International Business Development for the Top Employers Institute.

The Certified International Specialist Program has been a key factor in engaging DHL employees across all levels and functions – helping each understand how critical they are to the overall business success. The program goes beyond providing the fundamentals in cross-border international shipping.  It’s a cultural change program that delivers tangible benefits for DHL customers – driving service quality and empowering employees to develop to their fullest and find greatness within themselves.