DHL brings the Rugby World Cup 2019 to Japan
DHL Express has already accomplished the first mission as the official logistics partner for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. DHL has fulfilled the delivery of all necessities for the 20 participating teams, such as team equipment and training and technical gear. By the end of the tournament, DHL will have delivered over 67,000 kg of team freight internationally as well as domestically across Japan.
John Pearson, CEO, DHL Express, said: “DHL has a longstanding association with the game of rugby across the globe that spans much of the 50 years we have been in business. The sport is one of the fastest-growing in the world, and it exemplifies many of the elements that are critical to DHL’s business: teamwork, speed, accuracy, precision and timing, passion, a commitment to excellence – and the will to win. We are proud to be delivering logistics requirements for the third consecutive time for rugby’s pinnacle event - Rugby World Cup 2019 - a tournament we have been involved with as an official logistics partner since 2011.” (mw)