TNT Spain launches Academy to help SMEs export


21 April 2015
- TNT Spain has developed a 'TNT Export Academy' that offers Export Trade seminars to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) start exporting. This initiative is part of TNT Spain's 'Ayuda a exportar' programme, which includes a series of actions to support SME customers in growing their businesses internationally, in line with TNT's Outlook strategy to expand its SME customer base.

The Export Trade seminars will begin on 23 April 2015. Ten seminars are planned during 2015, with each seminar limited to 35 participants. The courses will be given by a recognised professional expert in international trade. The seminars are free of charge, by invitation, for SME customers and prospects who are expecting to move into international markets. Each seminar is 40 hours long and includes five eight-hour modules in different areas of international trade: How to export - step by step, Incoterms and advanced international trade, Payment risks: how to increase payment guarantee, How to reduce costs on international trade, and How to increase security on international trade. The programme will be deployed in Madrid first and then in Barcelona.

Materials and documentation prepared for the TNT Export Academy initiative,including videos of the seminars, will be made available on TNT Spain's webportal designed specifically to make international shipping easier for SMEs. Alongside booking services, the portal already offers a wide range of resources on international trade, from customs regulations to packaging tips.

TNT employs more than 1,000 people in Spain, where the company operates 61 hubs anddepots.


Page publication date: 21 April 2015 10:00 CET