Press Release

Fierce and fair competition at TNT's 2009 Drive Me Challenge final

Publish Date : 2 October 2009 at 17:00 CET - Amsterdam, TNT organized the third Drive Me Challenge final on the illustrious MIRA track in the United Kingdom on September 30. Sixteen contestants, who were selected as the best local drivers through national pre-rounds, teamed up with operational managers for a fiercely competitive and good-spirited final round of this annual challenge. Drivers shed sweat and tears in their effort to win the coveted title of TNT's fastest, most fuel efficient, safe and customer oriented driver in the year 2009. The teams from the Dutch TNT Post organization were the clear winners occupying the top three positions.

The annual Drive Me Challenge is an exciting and engaging worldwide competition for drivers, both employed by TNT and sub contractors. Participants are assessed on three elements: to drive as fuel efficiently and safely as possible while providing an excellent customer experience. The Drive Me Challenge is more than just an event. It is an experience that makes participants extremely proud, smile and sometimes even emotional.

For more information on the Drive Me Challenge, please download the enclosed backgrounder. This backgrounder explains the Drive Me Challenge in further detail; i.e. the objectives, the governing CO2-reduction programme Planet Me and TNT's corporate responsibility strategy.

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 maximise its network performance. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs about 151,500 people. Over 2008, TNT reported €11.1 billion in revenues and an operating income of €982 million. TNT is officially quoted on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. 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. Our efforts are being recognised. In 2009 TNT again reached the highest score of all companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, besides topping the Carbon Disclosure Project in the carbon intensive sector. More information about TNT can be found on its website .

Page publication date: 2 October 2009 at 17:00 CET