Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 24, Large

DHL Express

Plantation, Fla. [South Atlantic]
DHL Express US

Why you want to work there

This Plantation, Fla., transportation and logistics company provides employees with numerous growth and development benefits, including on-the-job training and opportunities to pursue certifications. IT employees set their own yearly development plans, which include both internal work and customer-facing activities. A think-tank environment enables IT employees to address customer needs and add value through innovation and technology. DHL supports personal growth by giving employees opportunities to work on charitable projects and take part in social responsibility initiatives.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 5,307

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 85

IT employee turnover in 2015: 8%

IT promotions in 2015: 9%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 8

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $894

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 15

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 25

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%