DHL said the $1.5m investment was drive by current demand and forecasted growth in the region's technology, public-sector and small- to medium-sized businesses. Covering 18,000 square feet, the new facility can process more than 2,500 shipments per hour. It is located adjacent to the Washington Dulles International Airport, and operates as the local center for pickup, delivery and sorting operations of international shipments. The site complements the operations of existing DHL service center facilities in downtown Washington, D.C., and at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The new facility can handle a variety of shipments, including international small parcels and palletized and containerized freight.
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