DHL selected as airfreight provider for Transsion Holdings

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DHL Global Forwarding has been contracted as the airfreight solutions provider for Transsion Holdings, one of the world’s fastest-growing mobile phone manufacturers.

DHL will provide airfreight services from Transsion’s manufacturing base in South China to 28 countries around the world across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In addition, DHL Global Forwarding will provide sea freight for Transsion products into India, as well as warehousing services to support the company’s new foray into the India market.

Transsion Holdings, a privately held company founded in Hong Kong, sold 59 million cellphone units in 2015 through its brands Tecno, itel and Infinix. The company has carved a strong market presence in Africa and specializes in research and development (R&D), production, sale and services for mobile communication products. The company is actively expanding its international footprint across emerging markets.

Jason Liu, chief marketing officer, Transsion Holdings, said, “We are happy that our top handset brands including Tecno, itel and Infinix are well received by customers all over the world, especially in emerging markets like Africa and India.

“We’ve been focusing on developing quality, valuable products at a good price for our customers and distributors around the world and will keep strengthening our efforts in R&D, branding, channel and distribution development.

“Our partnership with a global brand like DHL will ensure our products reach our customers and our markets in a timely manner, so they can always get their hands on the latest products.”

Steve Huang, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding China, said, “Our business is about helping customers grow internationally, and to reach new markets with the support of our global network and extensive trade lanes. With Transsion Holdings, we are able to offer a tailored solution which combines market leading airfreight, ocean freight and value added services that enable Transsion to save time and resources. Our bespoke solution allows Transsion to focus on developing quality products for their customers as they seek to further reinforce and expand their presence around the world.”

July 13, 2016

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