PICTURE OF THE WEEK – DHL Express honoured by Great Place to Work & FORTUNE – #2 in the world


DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has been recognised as the second best place to work of all examined companies around the world. In its 2020 employer ranking Great Place to Work and FORTUNE recognized the extensive investments and implementations of various initiatives to create a positive, motivating and appreciative working atmosphere in more than 220 countries and territories. Every year, Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, assesses the work experience of employees through their certification program. In 2020, more than 10,000 organizations participated in the survey process, representing the voices of 10.2 million employees in 92 countries.

DHL Express annually invests a double digit million Euro amount in its employees around the world. The company runs various HR initiatives to continuously improve the working conditions of its teams: be it ‘DHL4her’, a program dedicated to supporting and developing women, DHL’s Got Heart which enables DHL to support the causes that its people are passionate about outside of work, or CIS, the ‘Certified International Specialist’ learning program which offers various curriculums, equipping DHL Express employees with the knowledge that they need to be motivated to deliver the best quality service for customers each day. Due to the remarkable efforts of the DHL staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, the company paid each employee around the world an one-off bonus of €300 and also branded a Boeing 757 cargo aircraft with the words ‘Thank You’ and a rainbow, expressing appreciation to all essential workers whilst flying cargo routes across Europe.