DHL Kenya is one of the most popular air freight and international delivery services companies.
Furthermore, the company has a reputation for being very reliable and fast, which is why many Kenyans use and trust them for their delivery services.
Founders Dalsey, Hillblom and Lynn gave the company its name, DHL, in 1969. Currently, it is the best courier and logistics service provider worldwide.
And today we take you through DHL Kenya packages and shipping charges.
Are there any hidden or additional fees?
Before we get into the details, it’s important to note that, as with all international shipping services, there are always additional fees added to the end of your package that may not be covered in your original shipping cost. However, it is the customer or recipient who usually pays these fees.
So how much does it cost to ship packages?
Well, it depends the type of package, its size and weight, where you live and the urgency of your package.
For example, if you live in Europe or Asia and want to send something from there to Kenya, the fees will be different because they are two different zones. Also, whatever the customs fee is depending on where your package is going and how far it needs to travel.
DHL Kenya charges and shipping rates
DHL Express serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Did you know that nobody knows Africa like DHL? We thought you should know.
Keep in mind that DHL prices per kilogram change depending on the value of the dollar. On the other hand, the shipping company offers realistic cost quotes to all current and potential customers on its official website.
According to the DHL website, prices per kg for shipping vary depending on the preferred shipping method, the size and weight of the shipment, and the urgency of the shipment. The company also allows you to get accurate cost quotes through its official website.
What are the alternative fees in 2023?
The DHL shipping cost per kg depends on the size and weight of the product, the desired speed and the option selected.
Available options include:
- DHL Same-Day Jetline within 24 hours
- Same day Speedline in one day
- Air Priority 1-2 days
- Air Economy 5-7 days
On request, they also offer DHL Air Charter (Specialized Freight)
- Also DHL air thermostat (temperature control) on request
- DHL Kenya also offers road freight and, as with air freight, each option has different shipping rates, including:
- DHL AsiaConnect Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL)
- Asia DHL AsiaLine Direct Full (FTL) and Partial (PTL) Trucks Asia DHL
- AfricaConnect Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL)
- Africa DHL AfricaLine Direct Full (FTL) and Partial (PTL)
- Truck Load Africa DHL Same Day Sprintline Mission Critical Dedicated Ground Transport Global
DHL offers rail freight.
Yes, the company also offers rail freight which is reliable and convenient.
Available options include:
- Europe and Asia DHL RailConnect. less than container load (LCL) Europe and China
Meanwhile, the options you have if you want to ship products via ocean freight include:
- Full Container Load (FCL)
- Less Than Container Load (LCL) Customer Consolidation and Purchase Order (PO)
- Temperature controlled load management
- Fluid transport and Flexitanks
- Break bulk and non-container cargo
Therefore, you can contact the customer support system for more information and guidance. Please use the contact information below.
DHL Kenya Phone: +254 (0) 711 017 120
Facebook: DHL Africa
Twitter: DHL Africa
Is DHL shipping and handling available?
Yes, DHL is relatively affordable. As much as some business people may argue that its rates are high, its reliability and speed are second to none.
DHL charges by weight or size.
The company has paid weight and size rules. And these rules determine the total actual weight and total volume of parcels.
The charges on your invoice, however, depend on the greater of the two. You can get an online quote for your parcel to estimate what you will pay.
DHL delivers door to door in Kenya.
Yes, the company offers Same Day Products as the best choice for your mission-critical international and domestic shipments. Hence, you enjoy immediate collection and door-to-door delivery.
What is DHL’s weight limit?
For exact information on DHL’s total weight limits, please check DHL Weight and Dimensions.
Does DHL charge duty fees?
Shipping costs include all duty charges. However, sometimes local authorities (KRA) may ask you to pay import charges related to customs clearance as per government regulations.
What details do I need to ship with DHL?
To send a package with DHL, you must provide:
- Recipient’s address, including postal code
- Company or individual name – valid contact person
- Contact number
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