Blue Dart ranks amongst the top 200 "Best Under Billion" companies by Forbes Asia
ﾷ Only Company to feature in the 'Air and Ground transportation of time sensitive packages' category
ﾷ Selected from a list of 24,155 publicly listed companies in Asia Pacific
Mumbai : December 05, 2008:
South Asia's number one premier express air and integrated transportation, distribution and logistics company, has been honoured as one of the "Best Under A Billion" companies listed by Forbes Asia in 2008. The Award for this was presented to Blue Dart in a glittering ceremony at Amara Sanctuary Resort, Sentosa in Singapore on the 3rd of December 2008 by Forbes Asia.
Forbes Asia's annual "Best under a Billion" list draws from over 24,155 publicly listed companies in Asia-Pacific. Those with less than $1 billion in sales are vetted for consistent growth of both sales and profits over three years.
Anil Khanna, Managing Director, Blue Dart Express Limited on receiving the honour said, "We are extremely pleased to be recognised amongst the best in Asia Pacific and it is a matter of great pride to be listed as the only company from the 'Air and Ground transportation of time sensitive packages' category. This is the result of the trust and support of our customers and the efforts put in by all of our employees and partners who help us deliver for the nation. We have completed 25 years of operations in November 2008 and stand committed to our vision of 'being the best and setting the pace' and delivering growth for Indian businesses."
Blue Dart is committed to 25 new initiatives over the next one year. The new initiatives by Blue Dart will upgrade its product range and improve 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 21,077 locations in India.
As part of the DHL Group (DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding & DHL Exel 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 as a Business Superbrand from over 1,699 brands and received the Readers Digest's Most Trusted Brand Gold Award, both for three years in a row and has been listed twice in the Dun & Bradstreet top 500 companies in India. Blue Dart has been awarded the NDTV Business Leadership Award 2008 and 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
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Dated :January 10, 2008