Shipments via DHL Worldwide Express are increasing and their average weight is growing at a faster rate of increase, putting pressures on facilities at the company's U.S. hub. The average weight of shipments through the hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport increased 20% on an annual basis in 1995. This growth rate surpassed the 12% jump in the number of shipments for the year. Anticipating more business in heavy shipments, DHL last August opened a ...

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