Wednesday, January 19

DHL Express opens in Panama the first mobile and self-sustainable store of the Courier industry in Latin America

According to Miró, this new project is aligned with the Deutsche Post DHL Group’s environmental sustainability program, GoGreen, which aims to generate 0 net CO2 emissions by 2050.

DHL Express’ mobile point of sale is the first of its kind in Latin America and offers a fast and easily accessible shipping option for customers. From it, international import and export shipments can be made to more than 220 countries and territories. In addition, it offers special rates for entrepreneurs, which allows them to develop their international e-Commerce sales. Celebrating its opening, the store will offer a 20% discount on international shipments with the Express Easy product, until December 31, 2021. This special promotion applies to the first shipment per customer.

Mobile shop

Starting today and during the first half of 2022, the mobile store will be located in Clayton Mall and will operate Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am to 12 pm. It can then be relocated according to market needs. This service point is in addition to the six physical stores and more than 100 points of DHL Express commercial partners that offer import and export services in the country.

With important investments such as this project, DHL is consolidated as a company that is committed to Panama, with an important history of growth that this year celebrates four decades in the country.

The entire unit is built on a trailer specially designed for the brand, in a space of 16.35 m2. It’s smartly wired for all essential amenities like HVAC, security, and computer systems. It has 5 solar panels of 450 watts each to have an environmentally friendly operation.

In response to social distancing restrictions, DHL’s mobile store also offers convenient security features, including an easily accessible service window. Similarly, it is designed to allow a drive-thru service, to serve the customer from their car depending on their location.