DHL Express Named to Computerworld’s 2014 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology

  • Receiving this recognition for second consecutive year
  • DHL Express ranked 5th among large companies surveyed
  • Obtained high marks in training and development, compensation, benefits and work-life balance

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PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

DHL, the world’s leading international express shipping company, was named to the 2014 list of IDG Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) for the second consecutive year. It was ranked 5th among large companies evaluated by Computerworld.

In choosing the 2014 winners, Computerworld surveyed DHL Express employees on their satisfaction with training and development programs, compensation, benefits, work-life balance and IT department morale. Computerworld also obtained information from DHL Express management on a range of categories, including average salary and bonus increases, percentage of IT staffers promoted, IT staff turnover rates, training and development, and percentages of women and minorities in IT staff and management positions.

"Our employees are our greatest asset at DHL," said Pablo Ciano, CIO for DHL Express Americas. "So being chosen as one of Computerworld's 'Best Places to Work' for IT professionals - for the second year in a row - is a great honor and an acknowledgement of our commitment to personal and professional development, diversity and innovation."

Employees at DHL Express, operating in more than 220 countries and territories, work and interact with people of diverse cultures and skill sets and provide superlative service to customers in a highly competitive and dynamic business environment. To drive innovation and outstanding customer service, IT staffers are encouraged to stay up-to-date on new IT advances. As part of the company’s development and advancement program, IT employees receive a $5,000 reimbursement each year for new technology certifications or training courses they choose, in addition to two weeks of paid training based on individual career expectations. This initiative provides additional benefits both to the company and to IT employees, by introducing them to new technology and helping them discover new applications for existing technology.

“Hiring the best and brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year’s Best Places to Work in IT list,” said Scot Finnie, editor-in-chief of Computerworld. “Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging, business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees.”

DHL Express and its parent company, Deutsche Post DHL, stress personal and professional development, diversity and innovation among all its employees as essential factors in delivering unmatched service to customers worldwide.

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals published by Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire on company offerings in areas such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld carries out extensive surveys of IT workers at each company evaluated, and their responses factor heavily in determining the final rankings.

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 285,000 employees worldwide that offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their shipping and supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting environmental protection, disaster management and education.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than 55 billion euros in 2013.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping senior IT executives, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage, ranging from setting strategies to deriving value from core-to-edge technologies. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and research form the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.1 million monthly page views (Omniture, Feburary 2013) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list, a position Computerworld has held for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is Published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Information on IDG is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

Contact:
DHL Express
Bea Garcia, 954-701-9265
Director of Media Relations
bea.garcia@dhl.com
www.dp-dhl.com/press
On Twitter: @DeutschePostDHL and @DHLAmericas

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