Muscat, Oman, 31th October 2012 – TNT Express in Oman has successfully completed the movement of six heavy duty transformers weighing in at some 9.5 tons to and from Sweden where they had been sent for repair.
The contract was awarded to TNT Express by ABB, one of the company’s Corporate Account customers.
Sivdasan Payangool, Country Manager for TNT Express in Oman, stated: “TNT Express in Oman successfully arranged the transportation and clearing through border customs of 6 non stackable heavy duty transformers. ABB decided to opt for TNT’s transport solution for this special and challenging demand that reflects a strong trust in our industry expertise.”
Habib Babar, ABB Logistics Manager, commented: “We approached TNT at a critical time as we urgently needed to send out the non stackable heavy duty transformers to Sweden for repair. TNT Express in Oman offered the appropriate solution for our demand and moved swiftly the goods using their global network.”
Oman is a part of the TNT Express Middle East Road Network (MERN) which seamlessly connects to the company’s intercontinental Boeing 777 freighter link via Dubai, UAE.
James Edgeworth, and Marketing Director – Middle East suggested that: “TNT Express in the region can offer bespoke solutions to move awkward and heavy freight by road and air to over 200 countries. Whether it’s a document, parcel, or in this case 9.5 tons of transformers our dedicated teams will always look to provide a solution”.
About TNT Express
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, the Asia-Pacific and the Americas. It employs 77,000 people and runs a fleet of 30,000 road vehicles and 46 aircraft. TNT Express made €7.2 billion in revenue in 2011.
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