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DHL faces 'great difficulties' to invest $50 million in Lisbon

DHL faces ‘great difficulties’ to invest $50 million in Lisbon

Portugal could be a “much bigger gateway” than it is today for the DHL business, according to Dinheiro Vivo, DHL Express CEO John Pearson, on the sidelines of the 2022 Atlas of Trade Growth presentation in Brussels, noting that there are business opportunities in the country. The largest distribution and logistics group in the world. However, the group has been trying “for years” to set up a new logistics station in Lisbon, with no result in sight.

“We have been trying for many years with the Afghan National Army and the airport authorities to create a new infrastructure, and I think we are on the verge of achieving that. Our aircraft,” he asserts. DHL has grown “very fast” and has “a very healthy business, with a very high market share” in Portugal, with good prospects “especially in the consumer sector”, and is likely to create “more terminals and jobs”, according to Pearson.