The world's leading mail and logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, rolls out the ambitious plans for the current year with a target to raise operating profit from EUR 3.5 billion to around EUR 3.75 billion in 2017. The Group's medium-term goal is to increase EBIT by an annual average of more than 8 percent between 2013 and 2020. "2016 was an excellent year for us, and we have a clear idea of what the future of logistics will look like. We are investing in expanding our network and in technology. We are working in a focused and connected way - and we will continue to grow," said CEO Frank Appel at the Annual General Meeting in Bochum.