This role delivers day-to-day purchasing operations to all business divisions across the globe, through established efficient and user-friendly purchasing processes and systems that provide spend transparency and help control costs. We deliver purchasing services through the Purchasing Service Centers from requisition to purchase order based on state of the art e-purchasing tools including both user support (e.g. first level support, management of e-purchasing catalogue), processing non-catalogue requisitions and second level support for issue solving and master data management.
Scope & Portfolio
Overall manages buying activities with responsibility depending on country / region scope
Purchasing support roles:
DHL is a German logistics company providing courier, package delivery and express mail service, which is a division of the German logistics firm Deutsche Post. The company group delivers over 1.6 billion parcels per year. DHL Express is market leader for parcel services in Europe and Germany's main Courier and Parcel Service.
The company DHL itself was founded in San Francisco, United States, in 1969 and expanded its service throughout the world by the late 1970s. In 1979, under the name of DHL Air Cargo, the company entered the Hawaiian islands with an inter-island cargo service using two DC-3 and four DC-6 aircraft. Adrian Dalsey and Larry Hillblom personally oversaw the daily operations until its eventual bankruptcy closed the doors in 1983. At its peak, DHL Air Cargo employed just over 100 workers, management and pilots.