- End-to-end logistics solution for the transportation of equipment from Europe, Asia and Australia to Dubai
- Last-minute deliveries by air freight
Bonn, 12/07/2011, 11:00 AM CET
The majority of vehicles and equipment will be assembled and packed into containers in Antwerp.
DHL will be official logistics partner of the DUNLOP 24H Dubai race series for the third year in a row. The race takes place in Dubai from January 12-14, 2012. DHL’s motor sports team is responsible for transportation of the cars and each team’s equipment. DHL has developed customized transportation concepts for each team to ensure that everything is ready for the race on time.
A total of 70 forty-foot high containers, with a capacity of 67.0 cubic meters, will be transported to Dubai from Europe, Asia and Australia and back by ocean freight. Air freight will be used for express deliveries.
“The DHL motor sports team offers a very professional service which the race teams can rely on absolutely. We have therefore chosen DHL as our logistics partner again,” explains Gerrie Willems of Dutch organizer Creventic BV.
More than 20 years’ experience of motor racing logistics
DHL experts will organize onward transportation by truck to the Dubai Autodrome grand prix circuit.
The majority of vehicles and equipment will be assembled and packed into containers in Antwerp. Further shipments will leave Australia and Asia. DHL is also responsible for the handling of all customs formalities and preparation of the shipping documents for export. When the containers arrive in the port of Dubai, DHL experts will be on hand to ensure smooth customs clearance and to organize onward transportation by truck to the 5.39 km long Dubai Autodrome grand prix circuit.
“During the race weekend, the DHL team will be at the disposal of the racing teams and the organizers around the clock. We have more than 20 years’ experience of motor racing logistics and with our global network we ensure that teams and drivers have everything they need in the right place and on time,” adds Christina Splettstösser, DHL Logistics & Motorsport Events.