DHL Express Expands Asia-Pacific Export Compliance Center to Malaysia


Shipments processed by DHL Express comply with legal and regulatory frameworks under the oversight of the Asia Pacific Export Compliance Center (APECC)

DHL Express to Increase Workforce by 40% in its Asia-Pacific Export Compliance Center (APECC) in Malaysia by the end of 2021. The company, which transports more than 480 million shipments a year globally, has strict measures in place to ensure that shipments through its network comply with legal and regulatory frameworks in accordance with United Nations, European, American, global and local. regulations on sanctions or denied parties.

“We continue to invest in APECC as it plays a critical role in ensuring that good corporate governance and strict compliance with export regulations are fully integrated into our day-to-day business and operations. we keep abreast of regulatory changes in the region’s 40 markets. ” mentionned Ken lee, CEO of DHL Express Asia-Pacific.

Situated in Kuala Lumpur, APECC was established in 2015 to ensure that shipments through the network comply with evolving international shipping regulations. This includes understanding the current rules and new penalties for both the origin and destination of the shipment, and helping customers understand the import and export process. The Centre’s export compliance officers are certified globally by the International Compliance Association, the leading professional body for global financial crime and regulatory compliance. The teams also undergo regular training, especially when new sanctions appear.

Oversee the thousands of outbound shipments from Asia Pacific, APECC is responsible for ensuring that non-compliant shipments are not missed. With the increase in shipment volumes due in part to the growth of e-commerce, the Center is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) by comparing data and recent transactions from previous shipments and alerting employees to any issues. ‘anomalies.

The Asia-Pacific Export Compliance Center is one of three centers around the world, one located at Europe and another in central America.


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