Press Releases


14 November 2005 at 13:30 CET
Marie-Christine Lombard, Group Managing Director of TNT Express, receives the insignia of Chevalier from the National Order of the Legion of Honour
Paris/Hoofddorp, TNT N.V. today announced that Marie-Christine Lombard, Group Managing Director TNT Express, will receive a distinguished award from the National Order of the Legion of Honour in a ceremony that will take place tonight. Alain Bréau, Co-President of the French Transport and Logistics Federation (TLF) and a Chevalier of the National Order of the Legion of Honour will present Marie-Christine with the insignia of Chevalier award, at the offices of the French Business Confederation (MEDEF) in Paris.

14 November 2005 at 06:00 CET
TNT and Cosco enter strategic partnership to jointly develop China and Asia Pacific logistics business
Hoofddorp/Beijing - Cosco Group, the world's second largest and China's largest shipping company, together with TNT, a world leading global mail, express and logistics company, unveil a strategic partnership, with the formation of a Joint Venture (JV). The announcement is made jointly by Captain Wei Jiafu, President of Cosco Group and Mr Peter Bakker, CEO of TNT. The partnership will enable Cosco to further penetrate into the Asia Pacific logistics market, and it will enable TNT to expand its presence in China as well as its China-linked logistics business. As a first step in this strategic partnership, both industry leaders today signed the Letter of Intent for the establishment of a logistics JV. The JV aims at becoming the world's recognised leader in supply chain management in the Asia Pacific region. The combined strengths of both companies will create more comprehensive service offerings and geographical coverage to customers.