On target

December 5, 2012

Deutsche Post DHL expects to hit its financial targets for the year despite a fall in earnings in the third quarter. “We will reach our target for the year,” said CEO Frank Appel. “To achieve both this short-term goal and our mid-term goals it will be critical to intensively focus on efforts to meet the needs of our customers and to further improve efficiency. The group reported a third quarter fall in EBIT of 6.5 per cent to ‚¬604m, despite a rise in earnings at DHL.