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DHL hosts Middle East Commercial Managers Meeting in Sri Lanka

Bahrain: Tuesday, March 11 - 2003 @ 16:18

The meeting was attended by Ali Sarrafzadeh, Area Commercial Director – Middle East as well as Country Managers and Commercial Directors from Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, Iran, Syria, Jordan, Yemen and Afghanistan. Present at the four-day event were also DHL’s Regional “Employees of the Year” and “Sales Man of the Year “who were congratulated and thanked for their overall contribution to the company’s regional performance throughout 2002.

During the meeting, the participants reviewed the company’s organisational success of 2002 and discussed the innovative products and services that are soon to be introduced into the regional market.

Ali Sarrafzadeh reported to the delegates that DHL’s performance in 2002 had exceeded the company’s expectations. “I am delighted with the results of 2002 which prove that DHL has witnessed a substantial growth in the Middle East,” he said. “The continuous surge we have witnessed in the region is a sign that we have succeeded in meeting the needs of our customers. We are currently in the process of expanding our regional product range so as to further accommodate the logistics and distribution requirements of all our existing and potential clients.”

Ali Sarrafzadeh also went on to explain how DHL Middle East, under new ownership of Deutsche Post World Net will continue to dominate the transport industry and benefit the companies. Deutsche Post will prove to be beneficial to the company’s prosperity in 2003.

“Judging from the success of 2002, we are very confident of our forthcoming performance and with the current support of Deutsche Post World Net, we are certain that the company will surpass the budget targets set for 2003. By having the backing of such a powerful organisation, we have no doubt that DHL’s future will be a rewarding one.” said Sarrafzadeh.

The meeting in Sri Lanka also presented the DHL officials with the opportunity to thank the respective countries’ employees of the year and Salesman of the year, for their loyalty and continuous contribution to the success of the company in the region. As part of their reward, the employees who achieved the “Employee of the Year Award” and “Salesman of the year” were flown to Sri Lanka where they enjoyed a series of entertainment activities organised by DHL Middle East as a token of the company’s appreciation for their efforts and hard work.

DHL Worldwide Express, the global leader of international air express industry, is currently the only delivery and logistics company in the Middle East that owns and operates its own fleet. The fleet consists of seven aircrafts along with an extensive transport network that includes heavy vehicles and facilities.


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