For many decades, DHL has supported the delivery of rugby to the world through global partnerships with Rugby World Cup and HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series plus partnerships with teams such as the Stormers in South Africa, Harlequins in England, Rugby Canada and the Ireland Rugby Football Union, to name a few.
Rugby World Cup is the world's pinnacle rugby event which sees the most elite rugby athletes globally come together every four years to play for the ultimate trophy in world rugby. The event hosts 20 national teams playing 48 matches over 6 weeks - which makes for the ultimate logistics challenge. As the Official Logistics Partner and with experience, speed and skill on our side, DHL uses our logistics services to ensure the event is delivered masterfully to players, fans, media and sponsors.
In the fast growing and exciting world of international rugby, the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is rapidly becoming the must-see event for audiences around the globe. During the course of 13 thrilling international tournaments, 16 national men’s teams and 12 national women’s teams compete to accumulate points at every event. The men’s and women’s teams which achieve the most points throughout the Series are awarded the respective Series trophy at the final tournament of each season. DHL is proud to be the Official Logistics Partner for the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series and supporting the delivery of the tournaments as the Series criss-crosses the globe.
Rugby is a fantastically fast and energetic sport where, just as in the business of logistics, timing and skill is of the essence.