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DHL Global Forwarding recognized as Certified Top Employer 2020 in Belgium

  • DHL Global Forwarding garners praise for its implementation of “people first” HR best practices in its Belgium operations
  • Certification affirms the market leader’s strategy to deliver expert logistics services by investing in the best team of freight forwarding experts

Brussels, February 4th,2020 - DHL Global Forwarding, the air, ocean and rail freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, was recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Country Certified Top Employer in Belgium for 2020. The certification attests to DHL’s achievement in implementing HR best practices implementing best practices, focused on fostering a positive work environment and encouraging its employees’ personal and professional development.

We believe that investing in our employees’ happiness and well-being helps form top teams of freight forwarding experts who are equipped to provide best-in-class logistics services to our customers. Our status as a Country Certified Top Employer 2020 highlights our commitment to being an employer of choice in Belgium.

Jan Debruyn, HR Director

The HR Best Practice Survey conducted by the Top Employers Institute is designed to identify companies demonstrating a continuous commitment to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Primarily, it looks into key areas within the organization including talent strategy, talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, leadership development and culture.

DHL Belgium works closely with our partners and staff to realize people development strategies that enrich the workplace. The Top Employer certification fortifies our emphasis on implementing HR best practices in our hubs and operations in Belgium.

says Jan Debruyn, HR Director

At DHL Global Forwarding, training opportunities and talent development programs are consistently reviewed to ensure that they are the most rigorous, and benchmarked against the requirements of the industry. All employees go through a mandatory DHL Certified Forwarder program upon induction, to ensure that they adhere to the same global standards as colleagues in the global network, abiding by the strictest code of conduct and business principles.

As a global logistics company we can be proud that we are able to achieve such a distinction as a Top Employer. It shows that we make the right efforts to ensure that every employee functions in the right framework and that we continue to innovate in our HR policy.

concludes the CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Belgium, Luc Jacobs

DHL The logistics company for the world


DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.


DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 61 billion eurosin 2018.