Press Release

TNT decides to divest Freight Management business unit

Publish Date : 30 October 2006 at 07:45 CET - Amsterdam, TNT N.V. today announced the decision to divest its Freight Management business unit.

Peter Bakker, CEO of TNT, stated: “the business unit as such is in excellent shape, however, as we are focusing on the growth opportunities in our core Mail and Express network distribution activities, our Freight Management business unit would benefit from a different corporate environment. Our initial exploration has identified strong interest in this business.”

TNT Freight Management is a freight forwarding business using air and sea transportation and originates from Wilson Logistics which was acquired by TNT in 2004. The business unit employs 2,300 people, operating from 126 offices in 28 countries with a significant presence in the Nordic region. The business unit represents approximately € 800 million in annual revenues.

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 over 128,000 people. In the first half of 2006, TNT reported € 5.3 billion in revenues and € 671 million EBIT from continuing operations. TNT N.V. is publicly listed on the stock exchanges of Amsterdam and New York. TNT recognizes its social responsibility, and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environmental Programme to fight hunger and pollution in the world.

Page publication date: 30 October 2006 at 07:45 CET