– 3-year agreement will tend to the UAE NOC’s freight and logistic requirements
– First such agreement of its kind for the UAE NOC
Dubai, November 12th, 2011: In a landmark move, TNT Express, one of the leading global Express Company, has signed the first Official Supplier’s sponsorship agreement with the UAE National Olympic Committee (NOC).
The 3-year agreement will see TNT as the exclusive logistics supplier of the NOC’s freight and delivery needs throughout the region, leading into the upcoming Pan Arab games, and through the 2012’s Olympic Games to be held in London.
This agreement will see TNT fly the UAE Olympic flag across their delivery vehicles, as well as be positioned prominently on their courier satchels. TNT will also have access to and exposure through additional UAE Olympic Committee activities conducted throughout the term.
Bryan Moulds, Managing Director for TNT Middle East, recognises the community and commercial synergies woven into the Olympic movement. “The Olympic spirit carries many strong messages; drive, passion and an unwavering commitment to your goals, messages that align with the strategies and goals of TNT” said Moulds. “We are very proud to have a long and successful history in the UAE and through this partnership we are pleased to be able to put something back in, to deliver the UAE NOC’s message and assist with the development of today’s, and future, UAE elite athletes”.
For the NOC this partnership provides them with added commercial support to deliver on a variety of their goals, which includes ensuring top athlete preparation for international competitions, support the establishment of physical education and sports programmes and promote the UAE’s Olympic movement to the community.
“We are exceptionally pleased to partner with TNT. Their commitment provides a strong endorsement to the UAE NOC” said Saeed Abdul Ghaffer Hussein, Secretary General UAE NOC. “This is the beginning of an integral relationship which will play a significant role in the NOC achieving its ongoing strategic goals, from spreading the Olympic message to our children through to the ongoing performance development of our representative athletes”.
Solidifying their standing in the region, TNT Express was recently recognised by being awarded the Leading Express Operator in the Middle East for the second time in three years, as well as receiving the Express Logistics Provider of the Year Award.
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About the UAE National Olympic Council: Formed in 1979, the United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee is the national governing body for the Olympic movement and the development of athletes within the country. The National Olympic Committee is committed to the Olympic values of peace, honour, fairness, friendship and glory and these key values form the basis of its work within the community.
For more information about the UAE NOC Contact:
Adrienne O’Brien Hassan Refaat Mohammed Hassan
Onside Sports Media Coordinator UAE National Olympic Committee