Express parcel delivery company DHL, has said it plans to continue supporting the community where it operates by training group of young persons on how to do business and communicate with the international world.
“Some young Tanzanians feel shy to communicate using English; unfortunately this is the leading language in international business,” DHL Express managing director Blaise De Souza made the remarks in Dar es Salaam at the weekend.
He was showing journalists a new building located at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) for which he said it will help to improve the company’s services.
The company deals in parcel and cargos handling to and from various parts of the world.
He said that DHL plans to train young people in the country as a way of showing appreciation to the community where it operates.
De Saouza said Tanzania is a country that has potential for everything, adding that his company will continue to operate in the country in another 100 years.
According to him the new building has attracted different businesses from Malawi, Burundi, South Africa, Kenya, and Uganda to see and learn from the facilities.
Either, he said despite the efforts made by them to increase the number of officers and improve the services the company still faces a number of challenges, including power shortage.
“We are very proud of doing business in Tanzania because other people come and learn from us how we operate. In East Africa we are the first to have a modern building of this size and quality, where we operate,” he said.
He added: “I want people to understand DHL is not only about sending and receiving letters, but we also receive cargo. Through our express services we want Tanzania to be the country where others come to learn.”