DHL Keells (Pvt) Ltd was recently awarded a Silver Award at the HRM Awards 2012. Organized by the Association of HR Professionals, the HRM Awards 2012 selected, recognized, and felicitated the best organizations that practice effective HRM methods and techniques both in the private and public sectors. The award was accepted on behalf of the company by the Head of HR of DHL Keells Pushpika Gunatilleke, in the presence of Manish Patel, Country Manager, DHL Keells.
This year’s shortlisted companies were judged on areas such as talent supply, leadership and talent management, building capabilities, rewards and recognition and employment relationship. Malcolm Monteiro, CEO-DHL Express, South Asia said, “It is an honor to be recognized amongst the top 20 organizations at the HRM awards in Sri Lanka. At DHL, we will continue to implement the best in class HR practices that have resulted in us being an Employer of Choice.”
In order to equip employees to deliver their ‘customer promise’, DHL has a worldwide program called Certified International Specialist (CIS) program. Designed by DHL, the accreditation program is aimed at increasing employees’ expertise in helping customers grow their business internationally. All 100,000 DHL Express employees globally have been certified under this program.
In Sri Lanka, DHL has a market leading pioneering presence since 1980 through its joint venture partner, John Keells Holdings. Deutsche Post DHL in its strategy for 2015 is focusing strongly on a triple bottom line approach, with a vision to be an Employer of Choice, Provider of Choice and Investment of Choice. On the same premise, DHL Keells strongly believes that motivated employees help deliver great service quality for customers, building customer loyalty and ultimately leading to a profitable network for all stakeholders.
DHL – The Logistics company for the world
DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics company for the world”. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 275,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.
DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of 53 billion euros in 2011.