TNT wins Etisalat Afghanistan contract
Kabul, October 14, 2012
Leading express delivery company TNT Express said it has won a two-year shipping service agreement from UAE telco giant Etisalat for its operations in Afghanistan.
Etisalat Afghanistan, a fully-owned subsidiary of Etisalat, is the fastest growing mobile phone company in Afghanistan, providing voice and data services in 30 provinces and 182 districts with over 12,000 retail outlets.
The two year contract covers the import and export of materials and documents for Etisalat in Afghanistan.
Ubaid Hussain Shah, the contract manager of Etisalat Afghanistan said: “We chose TNT because we need to work with a highly reliable and supportive service partner to ensure that our international and local shipments are handled with care. TNT presents the perfect combination of efficient and reliable shipping solutions along with a world-class global transportation network.”
Rafiq Ahmadyar, the country general manager for TNT Express in Afghanistan said: “TNT has developed a custom made solution for Etisalat that outstrips the competition. Our Middle east road network and air solution provide Etisalat access to the fastest international transit time available in the market.”
James Edgeworth, the sales and marketing director - Middle East said, "TNT Express in Afghanistan represented by Khadamat Post Tent Company has been successful in striking a key deal that will see TNT support Etisalat’s operations in the country."
"Etisalat can benefit from our broad range of tailored solutions to fit their requirements, from the transportation of documents to the movement of heavy freight across the Globe," he added.-TradeArabia News Service