DHL plays an integral role in the world of fashion, supporting businesses of all sizes around the globe. From small online start-ups to multinational fashion houses, we make sure the complexities of logistics and supply chains such as warehousing and delivery are looked after and taken care of by us to fit the nature and specifications of our clients.
What can DHL do for your Fashion Business?
From International Supply Chain analysis and design to E-Commerce Fulfilment Solution, DHL aims for excellence in everything we do. To support fashion businesses at any size and stage, brick-and-mortar and E-Commerce, we offer a number of tailored services. Find out more by clicking on the symbols below:
DHL has also created a study in cooperation with the CFDA: Under the title "The Human-Centered Supply Chain" we examine the future of fashion logistics with a focus on central challenges and actions areas for supply chains in the fashion industry. Based on the study results, we put together a "Designer’s Playbook" that will help support aspiring designers to establish their fashion labels successfully.
New Podcast Drive: Stories of Entrepreneurship
As the partner of fashion businesses of all sizes, DHL is part of the fabric of the 2.4 trillion-dollar global industry. In 2018, DHL is partnering with Business of Fashion, a leading resource for fashion business intelligence, to deliver a series of high-profile podcast interviews. 6 entrepreneurial talents will tell their stories on how they build their global fashion businesses. You can listen to the podcast here:
"You are not going to forgive yourself
if you don't do it."
Diane von Furstenberg
"All of a sudden I had two – three million dollars of inventory.
I was terrified. What now?"
"Passion is infectious."
"I don't want to work on my weaknesses,
I prefer to work on my strengths."
Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa
"Good ideas don't come around that frequently,
and this is really happenstance."
"I felt if we were going to have our customers,
we should be able to supply them wherever they were in the world."
"I didn't start the Rent the Runway because i wanted to be an entrepreneur,
but because I wanted women to feed incredible about themselves every single day."
DHL Fashion Awards
In collaboration with our partners, we enable young designers and fashion labels to accelerate and grow their businesses internationally through tailored programs and initiatives.
Together with the British Fashion Council (BFC) we run the DHL Award for International Fashion Potential in the UK, a yearly competition that rewards British fashion brands with mentoring and a fund of £20,000 to help them realise their potential to take products to new, international markets.
In the US, DHL initiated the Logistics in Fashion Awards that recognize designers who are part of the CFDA’s extensive network of brands that made significant strides in expanding their business globally.
The Young Designer DHL Award in Italy was developed in collaboration with the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana in order to help young designers to gain more international reach and provide insights on e-commerce and trade regulations.
DHL also plays an integral part in supporting design talents in Japan with the annual DHL Designer Award which is now in its 14th season.
In Australia, the DHL Fashion Scholarship program provides logistics mentorship and a shipping credit of $10,000 AUS.
DHL is engaged in several major fashion weeks around the world, including London Fashion Week, Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weeks in Sydney and Moscow.