Deutsche Post

Revenue

€56.63 billion (2014)

Employees

510,000 (2018)

Founded

1995



Overview:
The Deutsche Post AG, operating under the trade name Deutsche Post DHL Group, is a German postal service and international courier service company, the world's largest. With its headquarters in Bonn, the corporation has 510,000 employees. The postal division delivers 61 million letters each day in Germany, making it Europe's largest such company. The Express division (DHL) claims to be present in over 220 countries and territories. The Deutsche Post is the successor to the German mail authority Deutsche Bundespost, which was privatized in 1995 and became a fully independent company in 2000. DHL Express is a wholly owned subsidiary. Since its privatization, Deutsche Post has significantly expanded its business area through acquisitions.

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Industries:
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Services
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Logistics



Similar firms (based on pattern co-occurrence):
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2 shared patterns
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2 shared patterns
Business Model Patterns:

Layer Player

How they do it: Deutsche Post mainly specializes in all steps of the logistics process but no additional services beyond.

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Pay Per Use

How they do it: Deutsche Post’s pricing model is based on the characteristics of the package or letter shipped namely size and weight, hence makes pricing really transparent.

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Shop-in-shop

How they do it: Deutsche Post has established shop-in-shops e.g. in supermarkets or stationary shops to utilizing existing store infrastructure and offer store owners to drive in additional customers to their store offering,

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Solution Provider

How they do it: Deutsche Post mainly specializes on all logistics processes, offering customers packaging and shipping supplies and services.

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