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Deutsche Post

Deutsche Post
Company nameDeutsche Post AG
(trading as Deutsche Post DHL)
Company typeAktiengesellschaft
IndustryLogistics, distribution
Founded1995
HeadquartersBonn, Germany
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleWulf von Schimmelmann (Chairman of the supervisory board), Frank Appel (CEO), Lawrence A. Rosen (CFO)
ProductsPost delivery, express mail, freight forwarding, third-party logistics
Revenue-51.48 billion (2010)
Operating income-1.835 billion (2010)
Net income-2.541 billion (2010)
Total assets-37.76 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-10.70 billion (end 2010)
Employees421,270 (FTE, average 2010)

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Deutsche Post AG, operating under the trade name Deutsche Post DHL, is the world's largest logistics group. With its headquarters in Bonn, the corporation has 467,088 employees (FTE 421,270) in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide and generated revenue of - 51.48 billion in 2010. Deutsche Post is the successor to the German mail authority Deutsche Bundespost, which was privatized in 1995. Currently, 30.5% of its shares are held by the state-owned KfW bank, 69.5% are freely floating; 62.0% of which are held by institutional and 7.5% by private investors. Since its privatization, Deutsche Post has significantly expanded its business area through acquisitions. Deutsche Post is listed in the DAX stock market index.


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