Blue Dart ranks amongst India's Best Companies to Work For in 2010
Mumbai : June, 19, 2010:
Blue Dart, South Asia's premier number one express air and integrated transportation, distribution and logistics Company, has been honoured as one of the TOP 50 "Best Companies to Work For", listed by Great Place to Workﾮ Institute, India, in partnership with The Economic Times in 2010. The Award for this was presented to Blue Dart in a glittering ceremony at Intercontinental, The Lalit - Mumbai on the 18th of June 2010.
More than 400 companies registered to participate in the Study making it the largest such Study in India. Only 50 made it to the 'Best Companies to Work For' list, making it one of the toughest contests of this kind globally.
The approach was based on the major findings of 20 years of research - that trust between managers and employees is the primary defining characteristic of the very best workplaces. Blue Dart with their 'People First Philosophy', excelled in this major aspect. In the Survey and 'Culture Audit' conducted by the organizers, Blue Dart employees showed pride in what they do and reflected several other best practices in the workplace.
Great Place to Workﾮ Institute is a pioneer in studying and recognizing best workplaces around the world. For over 20 years, and in 40 countries, The Great Place to Workﾮ Institute has been conducting studies to identify & understand the Best Workplaces among the great places to work.
Anil Khanna, Managing Director, Blue Dart Express Limited commented, "We are extremely pleased to be recognised as one of the preferred employers in the country. Blue Dart has always adhered to the 'People First Philosophy', which has helped us in having a passionate work force with the best talents in the industry. All our efforts are aimed to provide benefit to our internal customers. We aim to involve our people not only at an individual level but at a family level as well. We have a dedicated, cross-functional Initiators team, striving to achieve the same. We are in our 27th year of operations and stand committed to our vision of 'being the best and setting the pace' and delivering growth for Indian businesses."
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 25,416 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 received the 'Superbrand' status 5 times in a row and the Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brand Gold Award, 5 years in a row. It has been listed as one of the Forbes 'Best under a Billion' companies in Asia. Blue Dart received the Amity HR Excellence Awards 3 times consecutively and was listed 2 times in the Dun & Bradstreet top 500 companies of India. Blue Dart has been conferred the Asia Brand Congress - Brand Leadership Award in 2008, the World Brand Congress - Brand Leadership Award and the Best Service Provider of the Year in 2009. In 2010, amongst a host of awards, Blue Dart was conferred with the Organization with Innovative HR Practices 2009-10 and Best Employer Award on Employee Retention at the Global HR Excellence Awards, WHRDC Meet 2010. Recently, Blue Dart was honoured with the 22nd CFBP Jamnalal Bajaj Fair Business Practices Award - 2010 in the category of Service Enterprises (Medium).
The Blue Dart team drives market leadership through its motivated people force, dedicated air and ground capacity, cutting-edge technology, wide range of innovative, vertical specific products and value-added services to deliver unmatched standards of service quality to its customers. Blue Dart's market leadership is further validated by numerous awards and recognitions from customers for exhibiting reliability, superior brand experience and sustainability. Blue Dart accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education. Apart from various other initiatives in Sustainability, in an effort to reducing its carbon footprint, Blue Dart registered an improvement on CO2 efficiency by 10% year-on-year.
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Dated :June, 2010