DHL Express launches On Demand Delivery service in Hong Kong

| April 17, 2017

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With On Demand Delivery, shippers can choose to activate specific delivery options and have DHL Express proactively notify their customers via email or SMS about a shipment’s progress. Receivers can then select the delivery option that best suits their requirements via the On Demand Delivery mobile-optimized website. DHL Express couriers will be notified of these delivery preferences in real-time, ensuring shipments are received at the right time and to the convenience of the receiver.

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