DHL Delivers Coveted World Series Trophy And World Series MVP Trophy Presented By Chevrolet
Official Express Delivery and Logistics Provider for Major League Baseball
Delivers World Series Trophy and World Series MVP Trophy to Busch Stadium in St. Louis
Plantation, Fla. -- October 27, 2006 - DHL, the world’s leading global express delivery and logistics company, and the Official Express Delivery and Logistics Provider of Major League Baseball, is delivering the World Series trophy and the World Series MVP Trophy Presented by Chevrolet to St. Louis, Missouri for the 2006 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Tigers.
DHL picked up the 2006 World Series trophy, officially called the Commissioner’s Trophy, and the World Series MVP Trophy Presented by Chevrolet at Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City, and after an official escort to the DHL facility at John F. Kennedy Airport, they traveled to DHL’s U.S. ground hub in Wilmington, IL, and then on to St. Louis - all under tight security. A DHL delivery vehicle, escorted by the St. Louis Police Department, delivered the trophies to Busch Stadium, where they were received by Jeremy Cohen, Director Corporate Sales and Marketing, Major League Baseball.
“As a proud partner and the official express and logistics provider to MLB, DHL is proud to deliver the World Series trophy and World Series MVP Trophy to MLB in anticipation of the presentation of the coveted prize to the soon to be crowned World Series Champions and the World Series MVP,” said Karen M. Jones, Senior Vice President, Brand, Advertising and Marketing Communications for DHL. “We are happy to continue to lend our services and support to Major League Baseball and its Clubs, especially during these history-making moments.”
This season, DHL has helped deliver some of the most treasured mementos in Major League Baseball to fans across America. Earlier this year, a convoy of DHL trucks entered Chicago’s U.S. Cellular Field to deliver the 2005 World Series championship rings to the Chicago White Sox. Additionally, DHL delivered more than 22 million 2006 Ameriquest Major League Baseball All-Star Game ballots and nearly 1,000 ballot boxes to all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums in the U.S. and Canada. DHL also delivered the MLB World Series Trophy during the MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet on FOX Sports Net.
DHL’s multi-year agreement with Major League Baseball designates DHL as the “Official Express Delivery and Logistics Provider” of Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media. The agreement includes two Major League Baseball-sanctioned awards (“DHL Presents the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month Award” and “DHL Presents the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Year Award”), as well as the DHL presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes program, which honored the legacy of the game of Baseball by recognizing the most outstanding player in the history of each of the 30 Major League Baseball franchises. Overall, the DHL presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes program garnered nearly 17 million votes.
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DHL is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, specializing in providing innovative and customized solutions from a single source. DHL offers expertise in express, air and ocean freight, overland transport, and contract logistic solutions as well as international mail services, combined with worldwide coverage and an in-depth understanding of local markets. DHL’s international network links more than 220 countries and territories worldwide with over 285,000 employees dedicated to providing fast and reliable services that exceed customers’ expectations.
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