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July 27, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/25/2014

"Every package has a story."

-- Mike Parra

Born to humble Cuban immigrants, Mike Parra put himself through college while working full-time and then moved from city to city to build a career in transportation, recently becoming the U.S. chief for global delivery firm DHL Express.

Now, the hard-driving executive is channeling his energy into creating opportunities for others, partly by aiming to double the market share of Germany's DHL Express in the United States.

He's already on his way to doubling his company's U.S. sales force to 600 people, including dozens being added at its U.S. headquarters in Plantation.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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