Press Release


TNT completes integration of Speedage

Publish Date : 18 August 2008 at 08:45 CET - Amsterdam, Bangalore - TNT, one of the world's largest express services companies, is rebranding its India-based domestic road express arm from Speedage to TNT. The name change shows the successful integration of Speedage, a company TNT acquired in September 2006, into TNT's global express network. Operating under a single brand will support TNT's strategy to become the market leader in the Indian market for domestic and international express services, using an integrated air and road network.

“This is the first acquisition in India by one of the top four express players to be rebranded. We now offer customers a single point solution for international air, domestic next day and domestic day-definite services, using an integrated air-road network”, says Abhik Mitra, Managing Director, TNT India.

The rebranding will be accompanied by the set up of a single Customer contact number. Thename change will encompass signage, vehicles, uniforms, the website, and every touch point where the brand is visible. A single brand gives more visibility to the company, its products and services. Customers previously using Speedage's services will find all the information they need on TNT's general website ( www.tnt.com ).

Headquartered in Bangalore, TNT India has 3,500 employees, 614 depots, 29 hubs and 1,546 road line-haul vehicles all over India.

About TNT
TNT provides businesses and consumers worldwide with an extensive range of services for their mail and express delivery needs. Headquartered in the Netherlands, TNT offers efficient network infrastructures in Europe and Asia and is expanding operations worldwide to maximize its network performance. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs more than 161,500 people. Over 2007, TNT reported €11 billion in revenues and an operating income of €1,192 million. TNT is publicly listed on the stock exchange of Amsterdam. TNT recognises its social responsibility, and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme to fight hunger and pollution in the world.

Page publication date: 18 August 2008 at 08:45 CET