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Profile of registrant

Deutsche Post DHL

Identification number in the register: 48544465107-88
Registration date: 27/01/11 09:39:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 07/07/14 16:19:39
The date of the last annual update was 21/01/14 10:12:41

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Deutsche Post DHL
Acronym: DPDHL
Legal status: PLC
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dr. Rainer Wend
Position: Executive Vice President Public Policy and Regulation Management

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Alexander Kirschall
Position: Head of Corporate Representation

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 20 Charles-de-Gaulle-Strasse 
Bonn 53113
Telephone number: (+49) 22818297000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Corporate Representation Brussels
Avenue d'Auderghem 22-28
1040 Bruxelles
Tel.: +32 27750220
Head: Alexander Kirschall

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Deutsche Post DHL is the world’s leading mail and logistics services group. The Deutsche Post and DHL corporate brands represent a one-of-a-kind portfolio of logistics (DHL) and communications (Deutsche Post) services. The Group provides its customers with both easy to use standardized products as well as innovative and tailored solutions ranging from dialog marketing to industrial supply chains. About 480,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories form a global network focused on service, quality and sustainability. With programs in the areas of climate protection, disaster relief and education, the Group is committed to social responsibility. In 2013, Deutsche Post DHL generated revenues of € 51.5 billion.

Deutsche Post DHL’s Representation in Brussels acts as an intermediary between the Group and the European institutions as well as associations and other organizations located in Brussels. The main tasks of the Representation:

Monitoring company-relevant and socio-political topics and legislative initiatives for the Group.

Conducting analysis for and recommendation to the business units.

Providing advice to assist the development of corporate and industry positions in coordination with the Group.

Targeted representation of interest vis-à-vis the European Institutions, Member States, industrial associations, political think tanks and other organizations and stakeholders in the European policy and regulatory debate.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7.7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Annette MEIJER 24/01/14 23/01/15
Alexander KIRSCHALL 29/01/14 27/01/15
Julia BINDER 10/09/14 08/09/15
Steven Pope 03/07/14 30/06/15
Mitra QURBAN 23/01/14 21/01/15
Christian DÜRIG 23/01/14 21/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

1. COM (2010) 245 final/2: Communication from the Commission about a Digital Agenda for Europe of 26 08 2010
2. COM (2011) 828 final: Proposal for a Regulation of the EP and of the Council on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at Union airports within a Balanced Approach and repealing Dir. 2002/30/EC of the EP and of the Council
3. COM (2011) 824 final: Proposal for a Regulation of the EP and of the Council on ground handling services at Union airports and repealing Council Dir. 97/67/EC
4. COM (2011) 827 final: Proposal for a Regulation of the EP and of the Council on common rules for the allocation of slots at EU airports
5. COM (2012) 698: Green Paper on an integrated parcel delivery market for the growth of e-commerce in the EU
6. Directive 2008/101/EC of the EP and the Council of 19 11 2008 amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to include aviation activities in the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community.
7. COM (2012) 0011: Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation
8. COM (2012) 0010: Proposal for a Directive on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and the free movement of such data
9. Directive 2000/31/EC of the EP and of the Council of 8 06 2000 on certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular e-commerce, in the Internal Market (Dir. on e-commerce)
10. Council Directive 2010/45/EU of 13 July 2010 amending Dir. 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax as regards the rules on invoicing (VAT)
11. Regulation (EU) No 185/2010 laying down detailed measures for the implementation of the common basic standards on aviation security
12. COM (2011) 451: Proposal for a Regulation of the EP and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport and amending Regulation (EC) No 561/2006
13. Commission’s staff working paper on transport security
14. COM ( 2012) 64 final: Proposal for a Regulation fo the EP and the Council laying down the Union Customs Code
15. COM ( 2011) 285: Proposal for a regulation concerning the customs’ enforcement of IPRs
16. COM (2011) 896: Proposal for a Directive on Public Procurement
17. Consultation on lighting the future- Accelerating the deployment of innovative lighting technologies
18. COM (2013)722: Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in view of the implementation by 2020 of an international agreement applying a single global market-based measure to international aviation emissions
19. COM (2013)25 final: Fourth railway package – completing the single European railway area to foster European Competitiveness and growth
20. COM(2013) 195: Proposal for a Directive amending Council Directive 96/53/EC of 25 07 1996 laying down for certain road vehicles circulating within the Community the maximum authorized dimensions in national and international traffic and the maximum authorized weights in international traffic
21. Consultation on Initial qualification and periodic training of drivers of certain road vehicles for the carriage of goods or passengers
22. COM (2013) 48: Proposal for a Directive concerning measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union
23. COM (2013) 547 final: Proposal for a Directive on payment services in the internal market and amending Directives 2002/65/EC, 2013/36/EU and 2009/110/EC and repealing Directive 2007/64/EC - (PSD 2)
24. COM (2012) 238 final: Proposal for a Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Alliance for European Logistics (AEL)
American European Community Association (AECA)
Association of European Airlines (AEA)
British Chamber of Commerce to the EU (BritChamEU)
Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Arbeitgeberverbände (BDA)
Deutsches Aktieninstitut (DAI)
Ecommerce europe
ELUPEG (European Logistics Users, Providers and Enablers Group)
European Cargo Alliance (ECA)
European Express Association (EEA)
European Services Forum (ESF)
EU-Wirtschaftskreis (BDI-Initiative)
Friends of Europe
Green Freight Europe
IAB Europe
Kangaroo Group
Rail Forum Europe (RFE)
VAT Forum

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 2,140,657 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 1,217,457 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

These data are without guarantee.

Data for procurement and grants are taken from the release of EU 2013 budget by EU Commission/DG Budget(FTS).

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Deutsche Post DHL established a written Code of Conduct which is implemented and communicated group-wide @