DHL Express has extended their support of SLSA after 15 strong years
Celebrating its 15th year of support for Surf Life Saving Australia, DHL Express has further committed to delivering safer beaches by extending its partnership for a further three years.
The world’s leading international express services provider has featured prominently on the uniforms of more than 42,000 surf lifesavers each patrolling season, alongside the iconic red and yellow flags that guide beach-goers to safe swimming zones.
The new deal will see DHL support SLSA till 2021 after first establishing their partnership in 2003.
Gary Edstein, CEO and Senior Vice President at DHL Express Oceania said: “At DHL Express we are incredibly passionate about connecting people and improving lives – and we are proud to support Surf Life Saving Australia in doing exactly that for many years to come.”
Graham Ford AM, President, Surf Life Saving Australia said: “On behalf of Surf Life Saving Australia I would like to thank DHL Express for their ongoing commitment and enthusiasm to the movement.
“As an organisation, we aim to form partnerships that echo our own values and vision for the future and indeed DHL Express do this, bringing to life the shared values of speed, passion and a can do attitude.”
Since the establishment of the partnership there have been 2.2 million Surf Life Saving members, performing more than 14.4 million preventive actions and 180,000 rescues.
In addition to surf lifesaving services, SLSA works to educate children and the greater community on coastal safety awareness.
“From the beginning, our partnership has been built on a strong foundation of shared core values that make our missions a success,” Edstein concluded.