Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 9, Large

DHL Express

Plantation, Fla. [South Atlantic]
Credit: DHL

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: 2 for training
A wide range of internal professional development opportunities help make this Plantation, Fla., transportation and logistics company a great place to work. DHL Express aims to provide an environment where IT workers are challenged intellectually, and in an effort to give people the technical and soft skills they need to be successful and advance their careers, it offers employees targeted on-the-job training, yearly development plans and feedback sessions with supervisors. The company also provides employees with opportunities to participate in charitable initiatives that benefit the communities where they live and work.

Employee Statistics

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

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 85

IT employee turnover in 2016: 8%

IT promotions in 2016: 9%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 40

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $529

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%