Blue Dart conferred with 'Best Express Provider of the Year' at the ELSC Conclave
Mumbai : September, 21, 2009:
Blue Dart Express Limited, South Asia's No. 1 express air and integrated transportation, distribution and logistics company and part of the DHL Group, has been conferred the 'Best Express Provider of the year' status in the domestic category on 17th September 2009 at the 3rd Express Logistics and Supply Chain Awards hosted at Taj Lands End - Mumbai..
The Express, Logistics & Supply Chain Conclave 2009 is the only conference and networking event in India that helps in uncovering the right Logistics and Supply Chain solutions from an Asia perspective. The 2 days' conference encourages open discussions and deliberations of issues through keynote addresses, panel discussions with CEOs and Directors, streamed sessions, interactive workshops and pre-arranged meetings with leading Supply Chain industry professionals. The Objective is to get together all Industry Leaders under one roof for discussing and debating the latest trends and issues affecting the industry and finding ways to address them while also creating a networking platform for all the top companies present in the Conclave..
Blue Dart, in its 26th year of operations, has been chosen the 'Best Express Provider of the Year' on account of its innovative products and services that addresses specific customer requirements, unbeatable transit times and reach to 21,467 locations across India, excellent service quality with reliability levels of 99.96% and its massive committed and passionate people force of 6807 employees. Blue Dart has built an infrastructure that is unmatched in the country with 7 dedicated freighters and 5437 ground vehicles that provide last mile connectivity. The company has stood the test of time, have weathered every storm on its way including the recent global economic turmoil and have answered the challenges from new entrants in the industry with its trademark composure and consistency. .
On receiving the award, Yogesh Dhingra - COO & Finance Director, Blue Dart Express Ltd, said "We are delighted to receive this prestigious accolade. It only means that our customers, employees as well as our competitors acknowledge our capabilities in providing best-in-class services, which has been our hallmark for the last 26 years. Our model has been validated several times before through customer feedback and other awards and recognitions. We are humbled by another honour and being very positive about the future of this industry, promise to perform beyond the expectations of all our stakeholders.".
Blue Dart is rolling out 25 new product and service initiatives in one year's time. Many of these initiatives have already been launched. Through these initiatives, Blue Dart is set to further upgrade its product range and service quality, thereby offering customers state-of-the-art air and ground express solutions across the country. .
Some of these products are designed specifically for industries with time definite requirements and there are others, which cater to vertical specific requirements. Such customized services will allow flexibility to the shipper and consignee and improve customer satisfaction. Blue Dart also announced Quality initiatives, which will take its already best in class and globally benchmarked service quality to a higher level. These initiatives are aimed at strengthening and enhancing Blue Dart's premier position as the leading air and ground express distribution service provider in India. .
About Blue Dart:.
Blue Dart, South Asia's premier number one express air and integrated transportation, distribution and Logistics Company, offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 21,467 locations in India..
As part of the DHL Group (DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding & DHL Supply Chain), Blue Dart accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide, covering over 220 countries and offers an entire spectrum of distribution services including air express, freight forwarding supply chain solutions and customs clearance..
Blue Dart was selected a Business Superbrand for the fourth time consecutively from over 1,699 brands and received the Readers Digest's Most Trusted Brand Gold Award, four years in a row. It has been listed twice in the Dun & Bradstreet top 500 companies in India. Blue Dart has been awarded with the Asia Brand Congress Brand Leadership Award 2008. It has also been listed as one of the Forbes 'Best under Billion' companies..
The Blue Dart team drives market leadership through its motivated people force, dedicated air capacity, cutting-edge technology, innovation, and value-added services to deliver unmatched standards of service quality to its customers. For further information, please visit our website at www.bluedart.com. .
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Dated :September, 2009