DHL partners Rugby World Cup 2011
New Zealand - DHL is the official logistics partner to the Rugby World Cup 2011 and will be responsible for ticket distribution, the International Rugby Board's express shipments and international and domestic freight movements.
Approximately 200 movements of equipment will take place during the tournament. DHL will transport, store and deliver official equipment from training grounds to playing venues around New Zealand. DHL trucks are expected to drive a total of almost 30,000 kilometres over the course of the tournament.
Gary Edstein, senior vice president of DHL Express Oceania says, "Come September 2011, 20 teams will travel to New Zealand, bringing a combined 76 tonnes of baggage and equipment and an average of four tons of baggage and equipment each. The DHL team will be responsible for handling this equipment and, quite literally, delivering Rugby to the world."
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