Blue Dart Contributes to Cyclone Affected People in Orissa
- Employees of Blue Dart contribute 8 tonnes of relief material -
Blue Dart, India's largest domestic express company, today flagged off Two containerised vehicles carrying relief material for the cyclone affected people in Orissa. The vehicles carrying clothes, blankets, utensils, food supplies and other household items of daily use left for Kendrapara today.
Weighing 8-tonnes in weight, the relief material is contributed by over 3,400 Blue Dart employees from all India. Blue Dart has done its homework in and around Kendrapara with the support of the locals and will distribute directly to the victims who have not received anything as yet. Earlier, Blue Dart has also carried relief material on behalf of International Aid Organisations from Delhi to Kolkata by its own freighter aircraft and Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar in its own containerised vehicles.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Clyde Cooper, Managing Director, Blue Dart Express Limited, said, "At Blue Dart, we are deeply concerned for the loss of human lives due to the cyclone in Orissa. We are extremely pleased to extend our expertise towards a good cause, and these vehicles carrying the relief material is our way of saying that we care".
Blue Dart Express Limited is India's leading express company with a 36% domestic market share. Blue Dart today offers a comprehensive range of products and services for both domestic and international shippers. Blue Dart is the first express company in India with an ISO 9001 certification. Blue Dart's continuous commitment towards understanding the needs and concerns of the customer has enabled it to provide unmatched standards of service quality with 99.92% reliability levels in the express industry. Blue Dart is one of the largest Global Service Participants of FedEx, the world's largest express transportation company.
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Dated : December 14, 1999.