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Sofia-based DHL Enterprise Software Solutions opens branch in Prague

Sofia-based DHL Enterprise Software Solutions opens branch in Prague Photo: DHL Enterprise Software Solutions/ All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), November 13 (SeeNews) - Sofia-based research and development centre DHL Enterprise Software Solutions said it has expanded its operations through the opening of a branch in Czech Republic's capital Prague. 

DHL ESS is part of DHL Freight, the ground transport subdivision of Deutsche Post DHL.

The new branch, which was inaugurated last month, will support the team in Sofia in its work on the transformation and consolidation of the IT systems of DHL Freight, DHL ESS said in a statement on Tuesday. 

"The newly formed team of DHL ESS is an important part of our plans for transformation and plays a key role in the success of our company. [...] That is why we are expanding the presence of DHL ESS in Prague," Stefano Arganese, Chief Digital Officer at DHL Freight, said in the statement.

The new system infrastructure of DHL ESS will speed up and make easier the work processes through automation and increased efficiency in the handling of millions of shipments every year, DHL ESS explained. 

From 2017 until now the team of DHL ESS has increased six times in size. It is expected that DHL ESS' headcount will keep expanding in the future, mainly with Java developers and QA Automation experts, said Ivelin Ivanov, Head of Development at DHL ESS and future manager of the team in the Prague branch.

Founded in 2016, DHL ESS is administratively under the management of DHL Logistics Bulgaria, a Sofia-based unit of mail and logistics group Deutsche Post DHL, which represents DHL Freight in the country. 

The research and development centre is responsible for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive transport management system (TMS) related to the biggest business transformation in DHL, according to information published in its LinkedIn profile.