In the Annual General Meeting of the company held in the city today, it was
announced that Blue Dart Express Limited is set to assume leadership in logistics
and supply chain management. Today, Blue Dart Express Limited is ideally placed to
optimise the business offerings presented by the dynamic changes in the markets
for transportation and distribution.
At the AGM, Mr. Tushar K. Jani, Chairman, Blue Dart Express Limited, said, "Logistics
is a very wide concept and comprises of the entire flow of materials from acquisition
of raw material to delivery of the finished product to the customer, as well as the
counter flow of information that controls and records material movement. Blue Dart
has reached a position to provide all these services". The company has set up a
wide area distribution network and well-organised supply chain management
systems in the country.
Blue Dart Express Limited's 100% subsidiary is also set to augment its fleet. The
company has been awarded the ISO 9001 certification by Llyod's Register Quality
Assurance for a further period of three years.
An interim dividend of 15% was earlier declared, and a total dividend of 20%,
including the interim dividend, will be paid to the shareholders.
Blue Dart Express Limited is India's leading express company with a 36% domestic
market share. Blue Dart today offers a comprehensive range of services and
products for both international and domestic shippers. Blue Dart's continuous
commitment towards understanding the needs and concerns of the customers has
enabled it to provide unmatched standards of service quality with reliability levels of
above 99.95% in the express industry. Over the years, Blue Dart has continuously
pioneered and expanded its market share in the express industry as the industry
leader. Blue Dart is one of the largest Global Service Participants of FedEx, the
world's largest express transportation company.
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Dated : January 10, 2001