DHL: Afghanistan

We'll still find you. DHL now in Afghanistan.

Poster announcing that DHL now has an office in Afghanistan at a time when governments were having a "problem" locating Ossama bin Laden - aerial shot is of Kabul.

Advertising Agency: Memac Ogilvy, Manama, Bahrain
Creative Director / Art Director: Peter Holt
Copywriter: R. E. Jameson
Photography: Sky Images
Published: 2006

20 comments

A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
2838 pencils

Bad taste,

but a cleverly timed peice of work with a clever message.

For right or wrong it works well.

8/10

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kre8's picture
kre8
989 pencils

has absolutely no reference to bin laden at all.
might have been "tactical" 6 years ago.

A. J. SMITH's picture
A. J. SMITH
2838 pencils

Fair point

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chintan ruparel's picture
chintan ruparel
1516 pencils

whats dat supposed to be now? lame!

~ old habits die hard, older ones never do ~

Advertising Pawn's picture
Advertising Pawn
419 pencils

Google Maps is the end of creation. That has to be one of the most tired idea in advertising. Still get the point across though.

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copywritter6's picture
copywritter6
44 pencils

So what?

PaulyG_fill in the blank's picture
PaulyG_fill in ...
1148 pencils

The line doesn't work. Should be just "We'll find you."

"We'll still find you", implies that there is something wrong with the product. We'll find you despite our product being a piece of shit.

marco's picture
marco
118 pencils

hmm not that i like the idea, but should it have the GOOGLE pin to show the exact spot?

Leandro's picture
Leandro
117 pencils

Talibans, We'll still find you.

oshe's picture
oshe
852 pencils

nice

··o.s.h.e··

JT2's picture
JT2
55 pencils

Am I missing something ?

Can someone explain it to me plesae..

thanks!

juliangray's picture
juliangray
987 pencils

Is DHL about to bomb Afghanistan?

Rog's picture
Rog
6094 pencils

Don't mind this, actually.
Aerial shot + 'Afghanistan' = topical.
Will gain attention/comment.
Hence comments above.

Should have had DHL courier going into a cave.

>>>> That's not an ad. THIS is an ad.

picturejockey's picture
picturejockey
658 pencils

And I won't be surprised if they do manage to find Osama. All the people in the world including the press is able to find these terrorists and other crimilnals but the Army or the police can never manage to reach them.

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everartz's picture
everartz
7613 pencils

naaaa! if they used bin laden's image saying that a post been delivered to him... it would have been more fun thou what do you think ivan?

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ivan's picture
ivan

Yes, so true. :)

Ivan Raszl, admin of AotW

Chris's picture
Chris
1987 pencils

afghanistan has suburbs now?

untunghbimo's picture
untunghbimo
20 pencils

No, no, no...
It's a secret code.

DHL: Do Hide, Laden... :p

Guest's picture
Guest

whaooo, thanks DHL

Jaap Grolleman's picture
Jaap Grolleman
7004 pencils

Yes but he was found in Pakistan :)

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