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The Bon-Ton Stores Picks DHL to Deliver Its Small Packages

DHL has been selected as the small-package delivery provider for The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., one of the largest regional department store chains in the United States. DHL will provide domestic express and home delivery services, supporting the retailer's entire network.

Bon-Ton Stores operates 278 stores in 23 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, and Younkers names. Under the Parisian name, it operates two stores in the Detroit area. In addition to a bridal registry and new online store, The Bon Ton offers a broad assortment of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings.

"We evaluated all of the major U.S. delivery providers based on their ability to serve the entire Bon-Ton network," says Robert Hook, divisional vice president, transportation manager, for The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. "Bon-Ton looked at all of the carriers' service reliability and commitment to technology and automated shipping systems, their ability to support Bon-Ton's e-commerce business, and overall value. DHL's strength in all these areas, along with exceptional customer support, was the reason for selecting DHL."

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DHL has been selected as the small-package delivery provider for The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., one of the largest regional department store chains in the United States. DHL will provide domestic express and home delivery services, supporting the retailer's entire network.

Bon-Ton Stores operates 278 stores in 23 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, and Younkers names. Under the Parisian name, it operates two stores in the Detroit area. In addition to a bridal registry and new online store, The Bon Ton offers a broad assortment of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings.

"We evaluated all of the major U.S. delivery providers based on their ability to serve the entire Bon-Ton network," says Robert Hook, divisional vice president, transportation manager, for The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. "Bon-Ton looked at all of the carriers' service reliability and commitment to technology and automated shipping systems, their ability to support Bon-Ton's e-commerce business, and overall value. DHL's strength in all these areas, along with exceptional customer support, was the reason for selecting DHL."

Visit www.dhl.com.