Kabul, Afghanistan, 14th October 2012-TNT Express in Afghanistan has signed a two year shipping service agreement with Etisalat.
Etisalat Afghanistan is 100% owned subsidiary of Etisalat UAE. Etisalat operates in the Middle East and Africa, headquartered in the UAE, and has over 135 million customers.
Etisalat started its operations in Afghanistan in August 2007. Since then the company has invested more than $ 300 Million in the country and its revenue growth has doubled each year. The company is the fastest growing mobile phone company in Afghanistan, Etisalat is providing voice and data services in 30 provinces and 182 districts with more than 12,000 retail outlets.
The two year contract covers the import and export of materials and documents for Etisalat in Afghanistan.
Ubaid Hussain Shah, Contract Manager of Etisalat Afghanistan said: “We chose TNT Express because we need to work with a highly reliable and supportive service partner to ensure that our international and local shipments are handled with care. TNT presents the perfect combination of efficient and reliable shipping solutions along with a world-class global transportation network.”
Rafiq Ahmadyar, Country General Manager for TNT Express in Afghanistan said: “TNT has developed a custom made solution for Etisalat that outstrips the competition. Our Middle east road network and air solution provide Etisalat access to the fastest international transit time available in the market.”
James Edgeworth, Sales and Marketing Director – Middle East commented: “TNT Express in Afghanistan represented by Khadamat Post Tent Co Ld has been successful in striking a key deal that will see TNT support Etisalat’s operations in the country. Etisalat can benefit from our broad range of tailored solutions to fit their requirements, from the transportation of documents to the movement of heavy freight across the Globe.”
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TNT Express is one of the world’s largest express delivery companies. On a daily basis, TNT Express delivers close to 1 million consignments ranging from documents and parcels to palletised freight. The company operates road and air transportation networks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. TNT Express made €7.2 billion in revenue in 2011
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