DHL Express plans $108 million expansion in Northern Kentucky

Will create up to 50 new jobs

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 28, 2015) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that DHL Express plans to invest $108 million to expand its hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).

dhlDHL, a leading global logistics company, also plans to create up to 50 new jobs.

The expansion will allow DHL to grow its aircraft fleet and international express volumes. The company plans to add new aircraft gates, further automation, storage warehouse space.

The DHL Express global hub sits at the heart of the DHL U.S. network, with flights connecting customers from more than 220 countries and territories worldwide to every corner of the U.S. In addition to global hubs in Hong Kong and Germany, the CVG hub completes the backbone of the DHL intercontinental network.

Since 2009, DHL has invested $280 million in its CVG facility including a $47 million expansion in 2012 that included a new 193,000-s.f. large-sort facility and a $46 million investment last year to upgrade its small-sorting equipment, which helped create 130 new jobs.

DHL has more than 2,000 employees in Northern Kentucky.

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