High Fly Tours, a leading Tier 1 global Travel Agency, has signed a Contract with DHL, the global market leader in contract logistics solutions, to transform its supply chain operations in Africa and the Middle East. The partnership will drive efficiency, cost savings and sustainable best practices throughout the region, and will promote integration across business units through the implementation of common practices and innovative digital tools.As part of its ongoing transformations, High Fly Tours is focused on developing core competencies to improve customer value and drive profitability. The DHL partnership will not only provide High Fly Tours with access to best practices, skilled experts and the latest technology, it will free up valuable resources enabling greater focus on fundamental business development.As High Fly Tours fourth-party logistics provider (4PL), DHL will have complete oversight of the company’s regional supply chain operations. Transportation costs will be greatly reduced by eliminating multiple carriers and improving saturation rates, resulting in fewer carbon emissions. Dramatic efficiency and visibility improvements are expected through the introduction of common tools and technology, while High Fly Tours customer base will benefit from improved delivery times and real-time inventory tracking.
“Our partnership with DHL will provide us with a competitive and sustainable logistics cost model and deliver a step change in savings to truly transform our supply chain. In addition to the economies of scale realized by working with a single-source supplier, we will benefit from coordinated bidding, freight volume management, tracking and tracing, industrial engineering support and a robust digital platform, all provided by DHL.”