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    TNT Express exceeds female board quota

    Recognition Management
    8 September 2011 - TNT Express is the only listed company on the Amsterdam stock exchange to meet the 30 per cent female boardroom quota adopted by the Netherlands, which will become legally binding from January 2012. Women currently account for 38 per cent of executive and supervisory board members of TNT Express, compared to an average of 9.2 per cent in average for Dutch listed companies. This is one of the conclusions of the "Dutch Female Board Index 2011", which was published today by Mijntje Lückerath-Rovers, a professor of corporate governance at Nyenrode Business University. According to the survey, more than half of the Dutch listed companies (55 per cent) still do not have any female board member.

    TNT Express Russia named Best Logistics Express Operator

    Recognition Services
    23 June 2011 - TNT Express has been named Russia's "Best Logistics Express Operator" at the 2011 edition of the "Logistics Operator of Russia", a nationwide evaluation of logistics services providers. TNT was also named one of the "top 15 leaders" of the Russian logistics services market. The recognitions were presented in Moscow on 9 June.

    The "Logistics Operator of Russia" evaluation is supported by the Russian Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Since its creation in 2002, it has helped identify bottlenecks and solutions in the Russian logistics industry. About 100 international and national companies, including integrators, freight forwarders, trucking companies, take part in the annual rating. Assessment criteria include: business stability, transparency, quality of logistics services, relevance to the market, quality of infrastructure, brand awareness and business reputation. TNT Express has offered international and domestic delivery services to, from and within Russia since 1989. The company employs about 800 people in the country and operates 13 main depots in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok, Kaliningrad, Samara, Nizhniy Novgorod, Irkutsk, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar and Novosibirsk.

    TNT Express voted best life science logistics service provider


    1 April 2011 - TNT was voted by customers as the “Best Life Science Logistics Service Provider” during the BioPharma Asia Convention 2011 (16-19 March), the largest exhibition in Asia for the biopharma industry. The award recognises companies that deliver excellent service to life sciences professionals. TNT Express provides specific distribution and storage services to support drug discovery, drug and medical devices development, as well as clinical trials, both in Asia and abroad. TNT’s “Life Sciences Express Hub” in Singapore is the nerve centre of TNT’s regional healthcare and cold chain management activities. The hub connects to Asian and European destinations by a combination of air and road. For instance, TNT operates one of its own B747-400s between Singapore and Liege and runs a scheduled road network from Singapore to China. Using TNT’s healthcare solutions, a customer that ships products to thirteen Asia Pacific countries has been able to cut delivery times by a factor of 8.

    TNT Express Germany receives special award for customer focus


    29 March 2011 - TNT Express won a special award at "Germany's most customer-oriented service provider" ranking 2011 organised by key financial newspaper Handelsblatt, St. Gallen University's Institute of Insurance Economics and rating agency ServiceRating. Rewarding TNT Express Germany in the category 'commercialisation,' the jury recognised the company for offering its customers the best added value for money in Germany. "This distinction proves our strong customer focus and confirms that we are recognised by the market as a transportation service provider with a high level of service quality,” said Thomas Kraus, Managing Director TNT Express Germany. TNT Express took receipt of the award during a ceremony near Munich last week.

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