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Amazon Fuels DHL Unit Expansion on E-Commerce Boom in India

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About five years ago, e-commerce didn’t mean much for India’s biggest package shipping company. With a boom in online shopping now in the nation of 1.2 billion people, Blue Dart Express Ltd. is expanding.

The unit of DHL Express is adding a Boeing Co. 757 freighter to its fleet of five in the South Asian country and building warehouses for sellers using portals such as Amazon.com Inc. and Flipkart.com, Malcolm Monteiro, chief executive officer of DHL eCommerce, said in an interview in Mumbai.