 DHL Global Forwarding launches enhanced ocean freight service “Ocean Secure” for sensitive cargo shipments
 Real-time tracking and control ensures more reliability and security

Bonn, 03 April, 2014: DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within
Deutsche Post DHL enhances their tracking capabilities by launching a new global ocean
freight service called Ocean Secure. The service is designed for customers shipping
sensitive or high value cargo, specifically from the Life Sciences & Healthcare,
Technology, Automotive, and Consumer Goods industries. By means of Ocean Secure,
DHL and customers can access real time tracking and temperature data at any given
point and take remedial action if necessary.
“Ocean Secure is a significant leap forward regarding transparency along the supply chain
and a further development of the ocean freight business itself. Knowing the exact
whereabouts and condition of their goods will give our customers more planning flexibility“,
says Andreas Boedeker, Global Head of Ocean Freight, DHL Global Forwarding.
An integral part of the DHL Ocean Secure services are in-transit visibility and in-transit
control. Customers have access to real time information on the location and condition of
their shipment at any given time via an online platform. In case of irregularities, a DHL
team will intervene. Intervention points are all over the world, ensuring customers that
their goods are taken care of quickly.

The service is globally available and can be individualized by customers, depending on
their needs. Customers can choose between container tracking along key milestones,
monitoring of any opening of the container, or of temperature and humidity in the
container leveraging the DHL SmartSensor GSM technology as well as real-time and intransit
information for all container parameters from remote areas and at sea through
satellite transmission.

Deutsche Post DHL
The Mail & Logistics Group
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