TNT unit launches operations in Iraq zone
Baghdad, June 29, 2011
TNT Mateen Express Iraq, a leading business to business express delivery company, has launched its parcel delivery inside the International Zone, formerly known as the Green Zone.
Located in Baghdad city, the International Zone embraces major multinational companies and is also known as the diplomatic and government district.
TNT Mateen Express can now deliver and pick up consignments from the International Zone during working hours which will assist the company expanding its presence in the Iraqi market, it said in a statement.
TNT Express recently signed a partnership with Mateen Express as its exclusive associate in Iraq.
“Accessing the International Zone is one step forward towards our expansion plan in the local market. Our association with TNT Express enabled us to increase our daily flights to six flights per week for Export and 14 cargo flights to different Airports in Iraq,” said Wasfi Barzanji, CEO of TNT Mateen Express.
“Mateen Express has a proven experience as one of the leading domestic express operators in Iraq. It also has an extensive presence in the UAE and China, as well as considerable expansion plans for Germany, Turkey and Malaysia beside a strong channel of agents in more than 70 countries.”
“We are the only Express operators offering such frequency, this has strengthen our position in the local market and allowed us to respond more efficiently to meet our customers’ demands,” he added.
Tim Frank, general manager of TNT Express, Middle East and Sub Continent Associates, said:”I am very pleased with this achievement. TNT Express has always aimed to be the fastest and most reliable on-demand express delivery company and Mateen Express has proven our vision in exceeding our customers’ expectations.” – TradeArabia News Service