Press Releases


Stay informed about all the latest TNT news in Liege and worldwide.

08 June 2016 08:00 CET
TNT expands international express service coverage in Spain
TNT is expanding the coverage area of its international express delivery service in Spain, now offering next day delivery to and from an additional 1,300 postal codes. Thanks to the expansion, TNT now covers more than 90% of Spain's businesses.
This builds on recent improvements in TNT's network operation in Spain, including additional pick up and delivery vehicles and rounds, additional direct linehaul routes, and the opening of a new international road transit hub in Madrid.
The full press release is available here.


06 June 2016 18:30 CET
TNT Express shares to be delisted
As indicated in the joint press release issued on 2 June 2016, the request to delist was made now that, following the completion of the Offeror's recommended public offer, the Offeror owns more than 95% of the Shares.
Delisting will take place on 4 July 2016 and the last day that the Shares can be traded on Euronext will therfore be 1 July 2016.
The full press release is available here.


02 June 2016 07:30 CET
FedEx annonces results of Post-Closing acceptance period for TNT Express
FedEx holds 98.45% of all TNT Express shares
  • Statutory buy-out expected to commence during third calendar quarter of 2016
  • Following statutory buy-out proceedings, FedEx will own 100% of TNT Express
  • Delisting to occur as soon as possible
The full press release is available here.

25 May 2016 10:15 CET
FedEx acquires TNT Express
The full press release is available here.

04 May 2016 19:35 CET
TNT Express announces its intention to sell TNT Innight
TNT Express N.V. today announces its intention to sell its overnight distribution subsidiary TNT Innight to the pivate equity firm Special Situations Venture Partners III ("SSVP") advised by Orlando Management AG.
The sale is motivated by TNT's wish to concentrate resources on strengthening its core express delivery activities.
The full press release is available here.


29 April 2016 17:35 CET
Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China Unconditionally Approves FedEx Intended Acquisition of TNT Express
The full press release is available here.

25 April 2016 07:00 CET
TNT reports first quarter 2016 results
TNT today reported  revenues of €1,587  million and operating income of minus €1million for the first quarter of 2016. Both were negatively influenced by fewer working days.
Underlying revenue growth, adjusted for currency effects, lower fuel surcharges and working-day effect, was 4.2%. During the first three months of 2016, TNT continued to grow revenues from SMEs (+6.5%) and increased revenues in most countries, including China.
The full press release is available here.

14 April 2016
TNT signs up two customers for new cold chain packaging and shipping solution

The express delivery company TNT has signed up two global customers for its new cold chain packaging and shipping solution Medpak VI°C, which officially launches this month. One is a leading clinical trial company; the other is a global biotech company.   Medpak VI°C is a reusable temperature-controlled packaging network service to help healthcare manufacturers reduce costs and waste when shipping temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical and biological materials.
The full press release is available online here


30 March 2016
Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica Upholds Unconditional Approval of FedEx Intended Acquisition of TNT Express
FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE:FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) jointly announce that Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE) has rejected the third party appeal of the unconditional approval of the Offer previously announced on February 18, 2016.
The full press release is available here


February 2016, Interview of Liege Hub Managing Director, Mr. Jean Muls
"Change to progress"
Last September, Jean Muls took over the role of Managing Director of the TNT Liege Euro Hub. Experimented manager and civil engineer, Jean Muls has driven during his career major companies in which he has instilled new dynamics. A few months after his arrival, he reveals to CCI Mag (Magazine of Liege Chamber of Commerce) the actions he would like to implement to ensure sustainability at the Liege Hub.
The full article is available in the attached document.

Interview Jean Muls_Feb 2016

23 February 2016
TNT publishes AGM agenda
TNT Express N.V. has published the agenda of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), to be held on 6 April 2016 at the company's headquarters in the Netherlands.
Detailed agenda is available here.

18 February 2016
Appeal filed in Brazil regarding unconditional approval of FedEx acquisition of TNT Express
FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE:FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (The Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) jointly announce that a third party has filed an appeal of the unconditional approval of the Offer by Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE), which was announced on February 2, 2016.
The full press release is available here.

16 February 2016
TNT reports fourth quarter & full year 2015 results
4Q15 highlights
  • Reported revenues of €1,861 million, up 4.1% yoy; underlying revenue growth of 3.0%
  • Accelerated revenue growth from SMEs (+8.1%)
  • Adjusted operating income of €96 million compared to €50 million in the prior year
  • Capex investments of €73 million in line with Outlook stategy
  • Net cash position of €231 million
TNT today reported fourth quarter 2015 revenues of €1,861 million, up 4.1% year-on-year, and an operating income of €57 million, compared to an operating loss of €53 million in the same period of 2014.
Revenues benefited from foreign currency effects and from a working day effect, but were negatively affected by lower fuel surcharges. Exclunding all three items, underlying revenue growth was 3.0%. The improvement is due to higher revenues and volumes overall, particularly from SMEs. Revenue growth in Europe more than offset the decreases in Brazil and China.
The full press release is available here.

05 February 2016
TNT signs conditional sale agreement with ASL Aviation, Group for airline operations

TNT Express N.V. (hereafter TNT) has signed an agreement to sell its airline operations TNT Airways and Pan Air Lineas Aereas to ASL Aviation Group, conditional on the completion of FedEx' intended acquisition of TNT, which is expected in the first half of 2016.
The change of ownership and control of TNT's airlines operations will ensure continuity of service delivery as well as compliance with EU airline ownership and control rules. It is another step towards closing of the FedEx offer to acquire TNT.
As part of the agreement, ASL Aviation Group will take over the flights operated by TNT Airways and Pan Air Lineas Aereas from the moment the sale is completed. ASL Aviation Group expects the airlines will maintain contracts with partner airlines, contractors and suppliers. In conjuction with the transaction, ASL Aviation Group has entered a multi-year service agreement with TNT to operate flights for the intended FedEx-TNT combinaison. ASL Aviation Group will continue to serve multiple airline customers.
The full press release is available here.


02 Feburary 2016
Brazil's Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econömica unconditionally approves FedEx Intended Acquisition of TNT Express.
The full press release is available on our Corporate Website.

08 January 2016
FedEx and TNT Express jointly confirm further extension of Acceptance Period for public offer
The full press release is available on our Corporate Website.

08 January 2016
European Commission Unconditionally Approves FedEx Intended Acquisition of TNT Express
The full press release is available on our Corporate Website.

15 December 2015 11:30 CET
TNT fined in French competition case
France's Competition Authority (Autorité de la Concurrence, "FCA") today announced in its press release that TNT has been ordered to pay a €58 million fine in relation to alleged anti-competitive behaviour in the French parcel delivery sector.
The case relates to activités that took place before 2010. TNT has co-operated with the investigation since it started in 2010. During the third quarter of 2004, TNT entered into a settlement agreement with the FCA and booked a provision of €50 million in relation to this matter.
TNT will review the merits of the decision.

30 October 2015 19:00 CET
FedEx and TNT Express jointly confirm Acceptance Period for Public Offer extended until January 8, 2016
FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE: FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) hereby jointly confirm that the Acceptance Period for the recommended public offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of TNT Express N.V., including all American depositary shares reprensenting ordinary shares, has been extended by the Offeror to 17:40 hours CET (11:40 hours New York time) on January 8, 2016, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Offer Document and the provisions of article 15 of the Decree.
The full press release is available here.


26 October 2015 07:00 CET
TNT reports third quarter 2015 results

  • Substantial progress made toward European Commission clearance of FedEx offer
  • Reported revenue growth of 2.3% ; underlying revenue growth of 3.6%
  • Continued growth of revenues from SMEs; improved service performance
  • Adjusted operating income of €13m includes Outlook-related transition costs
  • Capex investment of €62m (3Q14: €41m) in Q3; Outlook investment programme on track
  • Completed outsourcing of IT infrastructure to selected partners
  • Net cas position of €223m
The full press release is available here.

20 October 2015 19:30 CET
FedEx and TNT Express - Update competition process
This is a joint press release by FedEx Corporation, FedEx Acquisition B.V. and TNT Express N.V. pursuant to the provisions of Article 5:25i paragraph 2 of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision [...]
FedEx Corporation (Fedex) (NYSE: FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) hereby jointly confirm in response to recent media coverage, that to date they have not received a Statement of Objections from the European Commission.
The full press release is available here.

13 October 2015 08:30 CET

TNT delivers solar car to Australia ahead of World Solar Challenge
TNT recently delivered a solar car called Stella Lux from the Netherlands to Australia. The four-seat prototype will compete at the World Solar Challenge (18-25 October), a 3,000km race between Darwin and Adelaide.

TNT shipped the car from Eindhoven to Liege, Belgium, then flew it to Singapore and finally to Melbourne. The vehicle’s lithium batteries travelled by boat. As they were the first of their kind with no ready-made documentation, TNT requested approval from the authorities to ensure customs clearance and smooth import in Australia. The car and batteries arrived within about a week of each other in perfect condition.
The full press release is available here


5 October 2015 12:30 CET
All resolutions adopted at Extraordinary General Meeting
TNT Express N.V. ("TNT Express") announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ("EGM") was held today, as per the agenda dated 21 August 2015.
At the EGM, the shareholders discussed the recommended public offer by FedEx Acquisition B.V. , an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares including ordinary shares represented by American depositary shares of TNT Express. The Executive Board and Supervisory Board of TNT Express restated their support and recommandantion for Fed'Ex's offer, which is set to provide compelling benefits and opportunities to TNT's customers, employees and shareholders. Accordingly, the Boards recommended to shareholders to tender their shares pursuant to the offer.
The full press release is available here.

5 October 2015 08:00 CET
Pre-EGM trading update
TNT is providing a trading update for the third quarter of 2015 ahead of its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) on 5 October, during which the recommended public offer by FedEx to acquire TNT will be discussed.
The management team remains focused on executing TNT's three to five-year turnaround and transformation strategy Outlook, as presented at the company's Capital markets Day on 18 February.
The full press release is available here.

29 September 2015 08:30 CET
TNT awarded 5-year contract with Harding Safety
TNT has been awarded a five-year contract with the world's leading supplier of lifesaving equipment, Harding Safety. Under the agreement, TNT becomes the exclusive carrier for all spare shipments for Harding Safety at global level. TNT will provide a full range of express delivery services, such as its Express, Economy, Palletised Frieght ans Special Services, using its integrated road and air network.
The full press release is available here.

28 September 2015 12:30 CET
TNT China upgrades its gateway facility in Shanghai
TNT China today announces a major upgrade of its international gateway facility (PVG) in Shanghai. Operational since early September, the upgraded PVG facility  still located within the Shanghai International Airport Freights Centre is now housed in a new building.
Improving service to customers is central to TNT's Outlook strategy. The upgrade will allow TNT to process 50% more packages per hour trough a €2 million investment in state-of-the-art measurement equipment and a well-planned floor layout designed to maximise process flow.
The full press release is available here.

23 September 2015 08:30 CET
TNT launches road service to Georgia, reduces road transit times to Moscow
Effective immediately, TNT is launching a scheduled road connection to Georgia and reducing European road transit times to Moscow.
TNT becomes the first express delivery service provider to offer an economy service to/from Georgia, in the Caucasus, as an alternative to air express services. The line haul will connect Georgia's capital Tbilisi with TNT's European Road Network (ERN) via Istanbul, Turkey. From Istanbul, TNT will connect the Caucasus freight on its ERN lines to more than 40 European countries. The service will offer customers competitive prices and transit times for parcels and palletized frieght. It also gives customers the ability to ship larger (up to 30m³) and heavier items (up to 1,000kg per piece on pallet).
The full press release is available here.

15 September 2015 8:30 CET
TNT strengthens service to Nordic Markets
Extended coverage area for inbound morning deliveries; Improved air connections with Sweden and Finland

TNT is strengthening its international express delivery services to Nordics with improved air connections to Sweden and Finland and additional last-mile delivery in large business centres.
With these improvements, which went into effect in August and early September, TNT is expanding the coverage of its international, morning delivery services in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. TNT can now serve 15% more post codes and 34% more businesses in the region by noon the next business day. Companies shipping to and from the Nordics will benefit from more delivery options for their urgent parcels and freight.
The full press release is available here.


08 September 2015 08:30 CET
TNT invites customers to 'keep scoring' with new campaign
Express delivery company TNT has launched a football themed pan-European marketing campaign designed to improve customer loyalty and attract new customers. Starting this week, the 'Keep Scoring with TNT' campaign, designed by Etcetera/Red Urban, will run across 32 European countries, the United States and Canada.
A highlight of the campaign is an online football game, allowing customers to shoot penalties on a virtual football table. Companies will be able to compete with one another in Europe and beyond later this autumn. The best scorers may be able to win prizes, such as tickets to European top matches, as well as football tables. The online game can be played at http://score.tnt.com/
The full press release is available here.

31 July 2015 17:00 CET
TNT takes note of the European Commission's decision to initiate a Phase II review of FedEx's proposed acquisition of TNT.

As indicated in April 2015, FedEx and TNT expect the transaction to close in the first half of 2016.
TNT looks forward to the success of the intended acquisition. The company will continue to cooperate with FedEx and the European Commission with a view to a positive outcome.
The full press release is available here.


30 July 2015 08:30 CET
TNT launches flight to Tunisia
TNT has launched a flight between its main European air hub in Liege and Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia.
The service will operate five times weekly via Marseilles, with flights arriving in Tunis every weekday before start of business and leaving the city in the evening.
The benefits for customers are: late departures for exports to Europe, early arrival times for imports, higher weight limits, short transit times to and from other cities served by TNT. The route will be operated by a Boeing 737-400 aircraft.
The full press release is available here.

27 July 2015 07:00 CET
TNT reports second quarter results
  • Revenue growth of 6.2%, 4.1% at constant FX, net of fuel surcharges and disposals
  • Adjusted operating income of €41m includes Outlook-related transition costs
  • Signed BPO contract as part of plan to establish global business services (GBS)
  • Capex investments increased to €96m (2Q14: €37m) in line with Outlook strategy
  • Higher service performance and revenues from SMEs year-on-year
  • No interim dividend planned for first half of 2015
  • Net cash position of €261m
TNT today reported second-quarter revenues of €1,757 million, uo 6.2% year-on-year, and an operating income of €19 million, compared with €3 million in the second quarter of 2014.
The full press release is available here.

18 June 2015 09:00 CET
TNT introduces electric express delivery vehicles in Amsterdam and Rotterdam
TNT is deploying seven new 3.5 tonne electric express delivery vehicle for its operations in and around Amsterdam and Rotterdam, The Netherlands, as a partner of FREVUE (Freight Electric Vehicles in Urban Europe), an urban e-mobility project supported by the European Commission, FREVUE seeks to demonstrate to industry, consumers and policy makers how electric vehicles can meet the growing need for sustainable urban logistics.
The full press release is available here.

02 June 2015 11:02 CET
TNT delivers Tyrannosaurus rex skull in Europe
TNT has safely transported the skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex owned by the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre (Netherlands) from the Black Hills Institute of Geological research in south Dakota, United States, to the Fraunhofer EZRT research institute  in Fuerth, Germany.
The well-preserved skull belongs to a 66-million-year-old female T.Rex excavated in Montana in 2013 and acquired by Naturalis in 2014. The original skeleton will be displayed at Naturalis in the Dutch city of Leiden in September 2016.
The full press release is available here.
 

01 June 08:00 CET
TNT opens new air route to Malta
Express delivery company TNT today launches a new air route between its main European air hub in Liege and Malta, making it easier to trade with and invest in this dynamic economy.
Benefits to customers include shorter transit times for Economy consignments, later departure times for exports, earlier arrival times for imports, and the ability to send larger and heavier consignments.
The flight will run five times a week on a Boeing 737-400 aircraft, with a stopover in Marseilles on both outbound and inbound journeys. The flight arrives at Malta International Airport in the morning and departs in the evening, allowing for afternoon pickup in Malta and next day delivery to all of Europe.
The full press release is available here.

07 May 08:00 CET
Announcement conversion rate pro forma final optional dividend 2014
On 8 April 2015, TNT Express N.V. declared a pro forma final option dividend of €0.031 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable, at the shareholder's election, either wholly in ordinary shares or wholly in cash.
Shareholders who elected a dividend in shares will receive one new TNT Express N.V. ordinary share for every 239 dividend rights. This represents a value of €0.0319 per dividend right which is 3.0584% above the value of the cash dividend.
The full press release is available here.

01 May 2015 08:00 CET
Update on the intended offer by FedEx for TNT Express
This is a joint press release by FedEx Corporation and TNT Express pursuant to Section 7 paragraph 1 sub of the Decree on Public Takeover Bids in connection with the intended public offer by FedEx Corporation for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of TNT Express N.V. This announcement does not constitute an offer, or any solicitation of any offer, to buy or subscribe for any securities in TNT Express N.V. Any offer will be made only by means of an offer document. This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or part, in or into, directly or indirectly, Canada.

Reference is made to the joint press release by FedEx Corporation (FedEx) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) dated 7 April 2015 in respect of the intended recommended public cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of TNT Express at an offer price of €8.00 (cum dividend) for each TNT Express ordinary share (on a fully diluted basis), subject to customary conditions (the Offer).

The full press release is available here.

28 April 2015 07:00 CET
TNT reports first quarter results
  • Comparable revenue growth (adjusted for disposals and foreign exchange) - 1.5%
  • Underlying revenue growth (adjusted for the above, plus trading day effect and lower fuel surcharge) +2.1%
  • Operating income affected by Outlook strategy's execution costs of €20 million
  • Capex investments increased to €78 million (1Q14: €26 million)
  • Service performance and revenues from SMEs further improved
The full press release is available here.

15 April 2015 08:30 CET
TNT has opened its state of the art, 78,000m² 'super hub' at Sydney's Erksine Park. The new hub will handle domestic as well as international shipments.
The facility can process up to 25,000 parcels per hour thanks to state-of-the-art parcel sortation technology. It has warehouse space of over 30,000m².
The company's investment in the new facility is part of a broader investment in other hubs in Melbourne and Brisbane, both due for completion later this year.

The full press release is available here.

08 April 2015 16:00 CET
TNT AGM adopts 2014 financial statements
TNT Express N.V. announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today adopted the 2014 financial statements and determined the total 2014 dividend at € 0.08 per ordinary share of € 0.08 nominal value.

The full press release is available here.

07 April 2015 07:00 CET
FedEx and TNT Express agree on recommended all-cash public offer for all TNT Express share.

  • FedEx Corporation (FedEx) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share.
  • The Offer Price represents a premium of 33% over the closing price of 2 April 2015 and a premium of 42% over the average volume weighted price per TNT Express share of €5.63 over the last 3 calendar months.
  • The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion ($4.8 billion).
  • Transaction unanimously recommended and supported by TNT Express' Executive Board and Supervisory Board.
  • High level of deal certainity.
  • PostNL N.V. has irrevocably confirmed to support the Offer and tender its 14.7% TNT Express shareholding.
  • Combination will transform FedEx's European capabilities and accelerate global growth.
  • Customers will enjoy access to an enhanced, integrated global network, combining TNT Express strong European capabilities and FedEx's strength in other regions globally, including North America and Asia.
  • FedEx and TNT Express employees share a commitment to serving customers and delivering value for shareholders and supporting the communities they live and work in.

The full press release is available here.


26 March 2015 08:30 CET
Express delivery company TNT will today inaugurate an international transport hub in Heerlen, The Netherlands, dedicated to the shipping of medical devices to European hospitals and clinics.
The 2,000 square meters facility is located near the European distribution centres of 80 major medical device manufacturers. In service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it will consolidate medtech shipments from multinational and SMEs.

The full press release is available here.

20 March 2015 17:45 CET
TNT announces that the record date for the final 2014 dividend is 13 April 2015, close of business, instead of 14 April 2015 as previously announced.
This follows from a recent change in the standard settlement lifecycle of share transfers communicated  by Euronext N.V.

The full press release is available here.

12 March 2015 08:30 CET
TNT has launched a five-time weekly service between Tel Aviv and its hub in Liege, Belgium. Starting this month, the route is flown on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with a Boeing 737-400.
The new freighter service answers increasing demand and brings several advantages to customers: fixed departure times, guaranteed uplift, later pick-up times in Israel and a smooth connection to TNT's international road and air networks via Liege. it also allows TNT to shorten transit times for express shipments to and from Tel Aviv by one day.

The full press release is available here.

26 February 2015 08:30 CET
TNT receives contract renewal from AB Volvo for international delivery services
TNT has received a three-year contract renewal from the Swedish truck and bust maker AB Volvo for 'inbound to production' and aftermarket delivery services in Europe.

The full press release is available here.

23 February 2015 17:45 CET
TNT publishes AGM agenda
TNT Express N.V. has published the agenda of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), to be held on 8 April 2015 at the company's headquarters in the Netherlands

The full press release is available here.

18 February 2015 08:00 CET
TNT management presents Outlook strategy update
TNT will today present the details of its transformation and turnaround strategy Outlook for the period 2015-2019 to analysts and investors at a conference in London. This Capital Markets Day conference - to be held from 10:00am to 3:00pm GMT - will be broadcasted live.

Tex Gunning, Chief Executive Officer, and senior members of the TNT management team will share insights into the company's market position and competitive assets, which together underpin TNT's commitment to create value for its shareholders, customers and employees.

The full press release is available here.

17 February 2015 - 07:00 CET
TNT announces 4Q & FY14 results, sets Outlook agenda and guidance for 2018-19
  • Reported revenues €1,787 (1.6%), reported operating income €(53)m (4Q13: €79m positive)
  • Comparable revenue growth (adjusted for disposals and foreign exchange) of 3.2%, adjusted operating income €50m (4Q13: €59m)
  • Lower reported operating income due to Outlook-related restructuring charges and implementation costs (€70m), goodwill impairments (€32m) triggered by the new reporting structure, TNT re-launch (€22m)
  • Outlook initiatives on track: new organisational and reporting structure in place, step-up in investments in infrastructure, 4Q CAPEX €88m (4.9% of revenues)
  • 4Q operating income includes the impact (€5m) of the change in accounting treatment for the PIS/COFINS taxes in Brazil (without impact on net income); net income impacted by non-recurring tax expenses of €77m, of which a €67m non-cash valuation allowance on deferred tax assets
  • Proposed final dividend of €0.031 per share

The full press release is available here.


10 February 2015 - 08:00 CET

TNT launches "Blue Banana" campaign
TNT launches a large marketing campaign this week designed to support export shipments of parcels and freight to the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. The initiative will help SMEs grow and export in Europe's most important trade region and economic engine.

The full press release is available here.

03 February 2015 - 8:00 CET
In the course of 2014, TNT appointed a new management team and launched its new Outlook strategy with the aim of bringing the company back to sustainable value creation. In September 2014, TNT updated the market that it will take three to five years to realise the full benefits of the Outlook investment and restructuring programs. The Outlook strategy is in full implementation mode.

The full press release is available here.

29 January 2015 - 08:00 CET
TNT launches daily road service to Turkey, adds Kosovo to European Road Network.
Express delivery company TNT this month launched a daily, scheduled road service to Istanbul in response to increasing trade between Turkey and the EU and beyond. The route links Istanbul to Sofia, Bulgaria, and on to all countries in Europe via TNT's European road network. TNT is currently the only express operator to run a scheduled road connection between all of Europe and Istanbul, offering an economical and reliable alternative for less urgent shipments.

The full press release is available here.

21 January 2015 - 08:00 CET
TNT today announces a major upgrade of its international delivery service to Germany, TNT now provides guaranteed next-day delivery to all postal codes in the country as well as an optional delivery before 12:00 nationwide. Both services are available for parcels and heavier freight shipments.
The coverage expansion will benefit all companies exporting goods to Germany, Europe's largest express delivery market and TNT's number one destination for international deliveries.

The full press release is available here.

14 January 2015 - 8:30 CET
TNT offer CO2 neutral domestic express delivery in Germany at no additional charge.
TNT is now offering CO2 neutral delivery of all express domestic consignments in Germany at no additional charge. The initiative will help SMEs and large customers alike to mitigate their environmental impact.

The full press release is available here.

10 December 2014 08:00 CET
TNT is launching a five-time weekly B737-400 frieghter service between Venice and its Liege air Hub in Belgium. The addition of Venice to TNT's international air network will benefit exporters and importers trading with North-East Italy, who need guaranteed next day delivery, flexibility and late collections.
The Veneto region, whose capital is Venice, is home to a dense network of export-oriented companies, most of which are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). With the new air connection, TNT further strengthens its service to SMEs in Europe's 'Blue Banana' economic region.

The full press release is available here.

3 December 2014 08:00 CET
TNT Airways to replace all paper flight documents by iPads
TNT Airways, TNT's subsidiary airline, is to roll out paperless cockpits across its worldwide fleet of 50 aircraft, following approval from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority to use iPad Air tablets as electronic flight bags.
Each iPad will replace the 50 kilos of paper books and manuals carried by crews on each flight. Going paperless will also simplify the updating of flight documents, as updates are managed centrally and electronically, regardless of the crew's location.

The full press release is available here.

11 November 2014 08:00 CET
TNT is stepping up its services in Europe with the construction of a new international depot in Eindhoven (Netherlands) and the start of air services to Hanover (Germany). Both developments are part of the company's strategy to invest in its core European network, enhance operational efficiency and service quality.
TNT has broken ground on its new 6,350 square meter depot in Eindhoven to replace the existing, rented facility in the same town, which has become too small. Completion is expected in June 2015.
TNT is also expanding service to Germany, Europe's largest express delivery market. TNT now offers five weekly flights connection Hanover to the company's main international air hub in Liege (Belgium).

The full press release is available here.

4 November 2014 17:45 CET
TNT has successfully completed a five-year €600 million multicurrency revolving credit facility, including two one-year extension options.
This facility will replace the former €570 million multicurrency revolving credit facility, which was originally due for re-financing in 2016. Making use of current favourable market conditions for these type of facilities, TNT secured access to committed future financing capacity  in line with its financing strategy at reduced financing costs and updated terms and conditions.

The full press release is available here.

27 October 2014 07:00 CET
TNT reports 3Q14 results, announces €185 million investment in core European road network

  • Reported operating income €47m negative (3Q13: €3m positive), impacted by restructuring provisions and provision of €50m for French competitive case, reported revenues €1,646m (-2.0%)
  • Adjusted operating income up 28.2% to €50m (3Q13: €39m), adjusted revenues down 3.0% year-on-year, but up 2.7% if restated for disposal of China Domestic and Dutch fashion business
  • Period end net cash €414m (2Q14: €395m)
  • Four-year €185m investment in core European road network as part of Outlook programme
The full press release is available here.

29 September 2014 08:00 CET
TNT calls itself 'The People Network'

As part of its Outlook strategy, TNT launches a new brand identity highlighting the TNT people and unique European road Network. The new tagline, 'The People Network', reflects the company's culture and drive to develop strong relationships with customers. It showcases TNT's role as a network of dedicated people who help customers grow their business.

The full press release is available here.


24 September 2014 08:00 CET
TNT is today providing a trading update ahead of its Q3 results on 27th October.
Since the interim results of July 28, 2014, overall trading conditions in Europe have deteriorated further and competitive pressures have increased. This means that it is no longer prudent to maintain our 2015 guidance - which assumed an economic growth rate in Europe of between 2 and 3% - of an adjusted operating margin of 8% for the combined Europe Main and other Europe and Americas segments.

The full press release is available here.

18 September 2014
11:15 CET
TNT Express EGM appoints Maarten de Vries as member of the Executive Board
TNT Express N.V. announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) held today in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, has appointed Mr Maarten de Vries as a member of the Executive Board of TNT Express N.V. in the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr de Vries joined TNT on 1 July 2014.

The full press release is available here.

16 September 2014 8:30 CET
TNT wins a two-year contract from Mexx to transport samples to and within Europe
TNT has been awarded a two-year contract to provide international delivery services to the Dutch fashion company Mexx.
The contract sees TNT transporting deign samples (which are intended to test the designer's idea or concept in the chosen fabrication) between Mexx's suppliers in Asia and the Middle East and its Amsterdam headquarters.

The full press release is available here.

20 August 2014 08:00 CET-
On 28 July 2014, TNT Express N.V. declared a pro forma interim optional dividend of €0.049 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable, at the shareholder's election, either wholly in ordinary shares or wholly in cash.
Shareholders who elected for a dividend in shares will receive one new TNT Express N.V. ordinary share for every 110 dividend rights. This represents a value of €0.0508 per dividend right which is 3.6141% above the value of cash dividend.

The full press release is available here.

28 July 2014 08:02 CET
TNT Express announces Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders
TNT Express N.V. announces that an Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders will be held on 18 September 2014.
The Supervisory Board of TNT Express N.V. will propose Mr. Maarten de Vries for appointment as member of the Executive Board of TNT Express N.V. in the position of Chief Financial Officer. The full agenda with exeplanatory notes has been published today and can be found on TNT Express' corporate website and at the headquarters of TNT Express (TNT Centre, Taurusavenue 111, Hoofddorp, the Netherlands).

28 July 2014 08:00 CET
2Q14 results: Improved performance supported by restructuring initiatives
  • Reported operating income €8m positive (2Q13: €287m negative), reported revenues €1,662m (-5.9%)
  • Higher adjusted operating income €82m (2Q13: €60m)
  • Adjusted revenues €1,703m (-3.6%) but restated for disposal China Domestic and sale Dutch TNT Fashion Business adjusted revenues + 1.1%
  • Better results in all segments apart from UK Domestic as part of Europe Main
  • Outlook Strategy on track: cost reduction programme €33m achieved in the quarter (1Q14: €30m)
  • Period end net cash €395m (1Q14: €402m)
  • Interim pro forma 2014 dividend of €0.049 per share declared representing 40% pay out of 1H14 nomalised net income; shareholders may choose to receive the dividend in stock or cash.

The full press release is available here.


16 July 2014 08:00 CET

TNT Express has received a Statement of Objections (SO) from the French Competition Authority with respect to alleged anti-competitive behaviour in the French parcels delivery sector, including TNT Express France. TNT Express has cooperated with the investigation since it started in 2010.
On the basis of preliminary analysis of the SO, it cannot be excluded that TNT Express will be fined for a material amount as a result of this procedure.

9 July 2014 08:00 CET

TNT Express awarded contract from MTU Aero Engines
TNT Express has been awarded a contrat for the provision of international and domestic delivery services to Germany's leading engine manufacturer, MTU Aero Engines.

The full press release is available here.

26 June 2014 08:30 CET
TNT Express has been awarded a contract from Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) to transport mission-critical aircraft parts in Germany.
As part of the deal, TNT Express collects the parts from Bombardier's warehouse in Gross-Gerau late in the Evening (between 10 and 11 p.m.) and delivers them to LBAS's aircraft maintenance engineers and mechanics in Berlin Schoenefeld Airport the next morning before 6 a.m.

The full press release is available here.

16
May 2014
TNT Express completes sale of TNT Fashion Groupd B.V. to a consortium of Belspeed and Netlog Group
TNT Express has completed the sale of its specialist fashion supply chain business in the Netherlands, TNT Fashion Group B.V. (TNT Fashion), to a consortium of Belspeed and Netlog Group. This follows receipt of regulatrory approval and positive advice from the works council of TNT Fashion.

The full press release is available here.

6 May 2014 08:00 CET
Announcement conversion rate pro forma final optional dividend 2013

On 9 April 2014, TNT Express N.V. declared a pro forma final dividend of €0.024 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable, at the shareholder's election, either wholly in ordinary shares or wholly in cash.

The full press release is available here.

28 April 2014 08:00 CET
1Q2014 results: Improved performance supported by restructuring initiatives

  • Reported operating income €17m (1Q13: €219m, including €200m UPS termination fee), reported revenues €1,608m (-6.6%)
  • Higher adjusted operating incomes €51m (1Q13: €21m), adjusted revenues €1,673m (-2.8%)
  • Revenues lower because of negative foreign exchange movements, disposal China Domestic and contract pruning
  • Substantially better results in combined Europe Main and Europs Other & Amercias, AMEA and Brazil; Pacific under pressure
  • Outlook on track: savings €30m achieved in the quarter
  • Sale Dutch operations of TNT Fashion announced - closing expected in 2Q2014
  • Period end net cash €402m (4Q13: €469m)

The full press release is available here.


09 April 2014 15:20 CET
TNT Express AGM adopts 2013 financial statements

TNT Express NV announces the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today adopted the 2013 financial statements and determined the 2013 dividend at €4.6 cents per ordinary share of €8 cents nominal value
The AGM has reappointed Roger King as member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years ending at the end of the AGM in 2018.

The full press release is available here.

04 April 2014 08:00 CET
TNT Express announces departure of CFO

TNT Express  and Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board, Bernard Bot, today announced that he will not seek re-appointment as member of the Executive Board.
The full press release is available here.

12 March 2014 8:00 CET

TNT Express to invest in operations and safety at Liege Euro Hub


TNT Express intends to invest tens of millions of euros to enhance the efficiency and productivity of its flagship hub in Liege, Belgium (Euro Hub). The investment, which is subject to consultation with works councils, will increase the hub's sorting capacity by 50 percent and improve health and safety for the 1,500 employees. The plans are part of TNT Express' strategic effort to increase operational performance and customer satisfaction.

The full press release is available here.

11 March 2014 08:00 CET
TNT Express announces intended sale of TNT Fashion Group B.V. to a consortium of Belspeed and Netlog Group

TNT Express N.V. announces the intended sale of its specialist fashion supply chain business TNT Fashion Group B.V. to a consortium formed by Belspeed and Netlog Group. The intended sale is subject to consutlation of the works council of TNT Fashion Group B.V. and regulatory approval.

The full press release is available here.

30 January 2014 8:00 CET
TNT Express decides to retain its Domestic Brazil business

TNT Express announced its has terminated discussions with potential bidders for its domestic operations in Brazil (TNT Mercurio). TNT Express has judged it not possible to realise a transaction on acceptable terms.

The full press release is available here.

9 January 2014 8:45 CET
TNT Express wins exclusive contrat with Gibson

TNT Express has won an 18-month exclusive contract to provide express delivery services to Gibson Brand Inc. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This region is an increasingly important market for Gibson Brand Inc., the world's premier manufacturer of musical instruments and professional audio equipment.

The full press release is available here.

12 December 2013 08:45 CET

TNT Express expands "Express Freight" service


TNT Express has expanded its intercontinental Express Freight service in 10 additional countries beyond Europe, bringing global coverage to 80 countries worldwide. The expansion includes key business locations, particularly in North America. Customers shipping to the Middle East and South America will also benefit.

The full press release is available here.


6 December 2013 09:08 CET

PostNL announces sale of part of its stake in TNT Express


TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) has taken note of the announcement today by PostNL N.V.  (PostNL) that it has priced the sale of part of its stake in TNT Express at an offer price of € 6.20 per share, resulting in gross cash proceeds of € 507 million. The partial disposal consisted of a private placement to institutional investors of TNT Express outstanding shares.

Following completion of the Placement, PostNL’s remaining stake will be approximately 14.8% of TNT Express’ outstanding share capital.

The full press release is available here.


1 November 2013 08:50 CET

TNT Express completes sale of domestic road business in China


TNT Express announces the completion of the sale of its domestic road operations in China (Hoau) to private equity funds under the management of CITIC PE. All the required regulatory authorisations have been obtained. The sale of Hoau was previously announced on 28 March of this year.

The full press release is available here.


31 October 2013 08:00 CET

TNT Express appoints Chris Goossens to new Management Board position, Managing Director Customer Experience

TNT Express has appointed Chris Goossens to a newly created Management Board-level position, Managing Director Customer Experience, effective immediately. The new position is key in building on TNT Express' industry-leading position in customer experience.

The full press release is available here.


28 October 2013 08:00 CET

3Q13 results: Better performance Europe Other & Americas and AMEA segments; Europe Main and Pacific lower

  • Reported revenues €1,621m (-6.6%), reported operating income €9m (3Q12: €62m)
  • Adjusted revenues €1,704m (-1.8%), adjusted operating income €54m (3Q12: €64m)
  • Europe Other & Americas and AMEA better; Europe Main and Pacific lower results reflect demanding trading conditions
  • Significant Deliver! milestones reached, with reorganisations starting in all Business Units and Head Office. Savings of €10m in the quarter; €38m provisions booked
  • Adjusted operating expenses -1.3%
  • Solid period end net cash €349m (2Q13: €287m)


The full press release is available here.


24 October 2013 09:00 CET


TNT Express constructs new road and air hub in Saudi Arabia

New facility at Dammam’s King Fahd International Airport will allow faster customs clearance of goods into the Kingdom.

TNT Express and Saudi officials yesterday celebrated the first day of construction of the company’s future air and road hub at Dammam’s King Fahd International Airport (KFIA), Saudi Arabia. The new facility, which will enter service by January 2015, will quintuple the size of TNT Express’ current sorting and customs clearance space in Dammam, allowing for a significant improvement in customs clearance efficiency and speed.

The full press release is available here.


15 October 2013 09:00 CET


TNT Express extends "before 12:00" delivery coverage in Europe

"Before 12:00" coverage extended to 900 additional locations across 16 European countries.
Extension benefits exporter and importer customers who require guaranteed morning deliveries for documents, packages and freight.

TNT Express extends the geographical reach of its international "12:00 Express" and "12:00 Economy Express" delivery services to more than 900 additional locations across Europe.

The full press release is available here.


11 October 2013 11:15 CET

TNT Express holds international eco-driving competition in the Netherlands

TNT Express will today hold the finals of its annual ‘Drive Me Challenge’ eco-driving competition in Duiven, the Netherlands. The Drive Me Challenge encourages safe and fuel-efficient driving practices among TNT Express drivers. For the first time in its 7-year history, the competition will test the skills of both forklift and delivery drivers.

The full press release is available here.


20 September 2013 11:00 CET

TNT Express wins CEVA’s Road Supplier of the Year Award

TNT Express has been awarded “Road Supplier of the Year” 2013 by CEVA, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies. Created in 2011, the Global Supplier Awards are designed to recognise best practice and excellence among CEVA’s supplier base worldwide. The awards ceremony was held 18 September in Jacksonville, Florida.

The full press release is available here.


30 August 2013 09:00 CET

TNT Express NV appoints Martin Sodergard as Group Director Global Networks

Effective 1 November 2013, Martin Sodergard will join TNT Express as Group Director Global Networks. This is aligned with the reorganisation of senior functional management announced on 25 March 2013 as part of TNT Express’ Deliver! strategy.

The full press release is available here.


27 August 2013 09:00 CET

TNT Express explores sale of Dutch part of TNT Fashion


TNT Express announces it has decided to explore sale opportunities for the Dutch operations of its specialist fashion supply chain business TNT Fashion.

The full press release is available here.


29 July 2013 08:00 CET

2Q13 results: Challenging trading conditions continue, focus on operational improvements


  • Reported revenues €1,702m (-3.1%), reported operating income €(280)m (2Q12: €94m)
  • Adjusted revenues €1,736m (-1.1%), adjusted operating income €71m (2Q12: €97m)
  • Adjustments to operating income include €296m goodwill impairments and €53m fair value adjustments
  • Solid period end net cash position of €287m (1Q13: €280m)
  • Strong focus on operational improvements with Deliver! gaining momentum; accelerated reorganisation Italy announced
  • Brazil sales process on course, turnaround measures successful
  • Interim pro forma 2013 dividend of €0.022 per share declared representing 40% pay-out of 1H13 normalised net income; shareholders may choose to receive the dividend in stock or cash

The full press release is available here.


10 June 2013 12:55 CET

TNT Express announces accelerated reorganisation in Italy


  • The deterioration of Italian business environment makes an accelerated reorganisation necessary – in line with TNT Express’ overall Deliver! improvement programme
  • Plans will increase efficiency of Italian operations to secure long-term market leadership
  • Changes expected to result in a reduction of around 850 positions

The full press release is available here.


29 May 2013 13:15 CET

TNT Express introduces mobile depot in Brussels

TNT Express is introducing a mobile depot in Brussels to improve the efficiency of its parcel delivery operations and service to customers in the busy city centre, while contributing to a better environment.

The full press release is available here.


29 April 2013 08:00 CET

1Q13 results: Deliver! implementation underway; European performance continued under pressure


  • Reported revenues €1,666m (-4.5%); reported operating income €231m (includes €200m termination fee received from UPS) (1Q12: €54m)
  • Adjusted revenues (at constant FX) €1,676m (-3.9%); adjusted operating income (at constant FX and excluding one-offs) €38m (1Q12: €54m)
  • Net cash from operating activities €167m, net cash used in investing activities €28m and net cash €280m (1Q12: €36m net debt)
  • Cost savings programmes announced last year continued to support profitability in all reporting segments
  • Deliver! profit improvement programme implementation started; first milestones realised
  • Brazil Domestic accounted as discontinued operation; China Domestic as asset held for sale [*]
  • New organisational structure will become basis for reporting starting 2Q13

[*] For information on Brazil Domestic and China Domestic, refer to note 4 of the interim financial statements


The full press release is available here.


10 April 2013 15:30 CET

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders: Tex Gunning appointed CEO of TNT Express

TNT Express NV announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today appointed Mr Tex Gunning as an additional member of the Executive Board of TNT Express in the position of CEO, with effect 1 June 2013.

The full press release is available here.


28 March 2013 08:00 CET

TNT Express sells domestic road business in China; focus on growing successful China international express business

TNT Express today announces the sale of its domestic road operations in China (Hoau) to private equity funds under the management of CITIC PE. This transaction follows on from TNT Express’ previously announced intention to explore partnership opportunities for its domestic activities in China.

The full press release is available here.


25 March 2013 08:00 CET

TNT Express presents comprehensive profit improvement plan

TNT Express today presents the details of its updated strategy, called “Deliver!”, to improve profitability between now and 2015.

Faced with challenging trading conditions and continuing price pressure, TNT Express will carry out an extensive set of measures to better leverage its unique competitive position, particularly in Europe, and operate its business more efficiently. The strategy is built around four priorities:

  • 1) Reshaping the portfolio through the sale of China and Brazil Domestic and reducing exposure to fixed intercontinental air capacity
  • 2) Focusing on TNT Express’ distinctive service proposition and increasing growth in its most profitable segments
  • 3) Enhancing execution through a leaner organisation and cost efficiencies generating improvements of €220m by 2015
  • 4) Investing in infrastructure and in business supporting and customer IT

The full press release is available here.


25 February 2013 07:30 CET

TNT Express publishes AGM agenda

TNT Express N.V. has today published the agenda of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. As part of the agenda, TNT Express is proposing the appointment of Mr Tex Gunning as an additional member of the Executive Board in the position of CEO, and Mr Sjoerd Vollebregt as an additional independent member of the Supervisory Board.

The full press release is available here.


25 February 2013 07:30 CET

Executive Board announced: Tex Gunning CEO and Bernard Bot CFO

The Supervisory Board of TNT Express has today announced the appointment of Tex Gunning as CEO, pending shareholder approval, with effect 1 June 2013. Bernard Bot will remain in his Executive Board position of CFO. Jeroen Seyger, currently interim CFO, will continue in a senior Finance function in the company.

The full press release is available here.


18 February 2012 08:00 CET

4Q12 results: European performance subdued, Asia Pacific improves


  • Reported revenues €1,864m (-0.5%); reported operating income €(71)m (4Q11: €(104)m)
  • Adjusted revenues (at constant FX) €1,835m (-2.0%); adjusted operating income (at constant FX and excluding one-offs) €47m (4Q11: €58m)
  • Net cash from operating activities €168m, net cash used in investing activities €66m and net cash €139m (4Q11: €7m net debt)
  • €50m indirect cost savings programme launched in May 2011 fully realised; nearly two thirds of re-scoped €100m further cost savings programme realised in 2012
  • €120m business one-offs, including China and India Domestic impairments and value adjustment of 747s
  • Proposed pro forma dividend of €0.03, in line with dividend guideline
The full press release is available here.


14 January 2013 08:00 CET

UPS anticipates prohibition of merger – TNT Express to focus on execution of strategy


On 11 January 2013, TNT Express and UPS met with the European Commission’s (EC) case team investigating the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by UPS. The case team informed the companies that on the basis of UPS’s current remedy proposal it is working towards proposing a prohibition decision.

The full press release is available here.


30 November 2012 07:00 CET

UPS and TNT Express announce remedies have been submitted to the European Commission


Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. / Hoofddorp, Netherlands, 30 November, 2012 – United Parcel Service, Inc. ("UPS”) (NYSE: UPS) and TNT Express N.V. (“TNT Express") (NYSE Euronext: TNTE) today announced, in line with Dutch disclosure requirements, that remedies have been submitted to obtain competition clearance from the European Commission (EC) for the acquisition of TNT Express by UPS. The offer of remedies does not change the terms and conditions of the Offer by UPS for TNT Express.

The full press release is available here.


16 November 2012 08:00 CET

TNT Express announces conditional sale of airlines to ASL Aviation Group


TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) today announces the conditional sale of 100% of the equity interest in TNT Airways SA (TAY) and Pan Air Lineas Areas SA (PNR) to ASL Aviation Group. The transfer is conditional on and will become effective immediately prior to completion of the proposed UPS-TNT Express merger.

The full press release is available here.


31 October 2012 21:25 CET

UPS Public Offer for TNT Express – Extension of Offer Period


United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) today announced The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has granted an exemption to extend the Offer Period for the proposed acquisition of TNT Express.


The full press release is available here.


29 October 2012 08:00 CET

3Q12 results: Trading conditions remain challenging, better performance Asia Pacific and Americas


  • Reported revenues €1,814m (+2.1%); adjusted revenues (at constant FX) €1,744m (-1.9%)
  • Reported operating income €46m (+43.8%); adjusted operating income (at constant FX and excluding one-offs) €38m (-11.6%)
  • Solid cash performance resulted in €36m net cash (2Q12: €6m net cash)
  • Asia Pacific and Americas performed better, Europe & MEA lower

UPS Offer

  • UPS and TNT Express preparing response to European Commission’s Statement of Objections; open and constructive dialogue continues
  • Second Offer period ends 9 November 2012; UPS to extend Offer period if exemption granted by AFM or, if not granted, promptly launch new public offer on the same terms and conditions

  • Transaction expected to complete in early 2013

The full press release is available here.


19 October 2012 19:25 CET

United Parcel Service and TNT Express receive Statement of Objections


Atlanta, GA / Hoofddorp, 19 October, 2012 -- United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and TNT Express N.V. (NYSE Euronext: TNTE) confirmed today they have received a Statement of Objections (SO) from the European Commission (EC). The SO addresses the competitive effects of the intended merger on the international express small package market in Europe. The competitive effects will be further defined as the process continues.

The full press release is available here.


8 October 2012 08:00 CET

TNT Express appoints Jeroen Seyger as interim CFO


Hoofddorp, 8 October 2012. TNT Express N.V. today announced that Jeroen Seyger has been appointed as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and interim member of the Executive Board. Jeroen has taken over the CFO responsibilities from Bernard Bot, who was appointed interim CEO on 24 September 2012.

The full press release is available here.


24 September 2012 08:00 CET

TNT Express CEO Marie-Christine Lombard resigns – Bernard Bot interim CEO

Hoofddorp, 24 September 2012. The Supervisory Board of TNT Express today announced that Marie-Christine Lombard, CEO of TNT Express, has tendered her resignation, which was accepted by the Supervisory Board, to pursue an external career opportunity. She will leave the company by the end of September.

The full press release is available here.


20 September 2012 08:30 CET

TNT Express expands Europe road coverage with new service to Montenegro

TNT Express has further extended its road delivery network in Europe with a new service to and from Montenegro. Following the recent addition of Albania, Macedonia, Belarus and Moldova, this expansion gives TNT Express a road network coverage of 40 European countries.

The full press release is available here.


5 September 2012 17:30 CET

UPS Public Offer for TNT Express – Offer Period extended until 9 November 2012; EU Competition Review Extended, Moves Completion Date

Atlanta and Hoofddorp, 5 September, 2012: United Parcel Service (UPS) today confirmed that the Offer Period for its public Offer for TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) is extended to 9 November 2012,  as previously indicated on 22 August 2012 and in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the Offer Memorandum dated 21 June 2012. This confirmation is formally required pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of the Decree.

The full press release is available here.


22 August 2012 07:30 CET

UPS Public Offer for TNT Express – Extension of Offer Period

Atlanta and Hoofddorp, 22 August, 2012: United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) today announced the Offer Period for UPS’s public Offer for TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express), after its initial expiry on 31 August 2012, will be extended until 9 November 2012. UPS will formally confirm the extension of the Offer Period through a regulatory announcement on 5 September 2012.

The full press release is available here.


6 August 2012 16:15 CET


Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders – Overview and resolutions

TNT Express N.V. announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) held today discussed the public offer by UPS BidCo B.V., an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of United Parcel Service, Inc., on all issued and outstanding ordinary shares and all issued and outstanding American depositary shares in the capital of TNT Express N.V.

The full press release is available here.


30 July 2012 19:15 CET

HY2012 compliance statement

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands,

With respect to the publication of its 2Q12 results, TNT Express N.V. refers to the HY2012 compliance statement as published on its website.

The full press release is available here.


30 July 2012 08:00 CET

1Q12 results: Subdued European performance, Asia Pacific and Brazil improve


  • Reported revenues €1,830m (+1.7%); adjusted revenues (at constant FX) €1,767m (-1.8%)
  • Reported operating income €77m (+67.4%); adjusted operating income (at constant FX and excluding one-offs) €69m (-6.8%)
  • Net cash from operating activities €39m, net cash used in investing activities €10m; net debt €(6)m (1Q12: €36m net debt)
  • €50m indirect cost savings programme to be fully implemented by year end
  • Europe & MEA additional fixed-cost savings being pursued; timing of implementation temporarily adjusted in light of UPS Offer
  • UPS Offer expected to complete in 4Q12, following further European Commission review
The full press release is available here.


13 July 2012 22:30 CET

UPS and TNT Express acquisition expected to be completed in fourth quarter 2012


Atlanta and Hoofddorp, 13 July, 2012: 
The European Commission’s review of United Parcel Service Inc.’s (UPS) proposed acquisition of TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) is expected to move to a Phase II review, as there are certain areas that require more time to analyze.

The full press release is available here.


21 June 2012 07:05 CET

Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

On 21 June 2012, TNT Express N.V. published the Agenda of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on 6 August 2012 to discuss the recommended public offer of €9.50 per ordinary share by United Parcel Service, Inc. for TNT Express, as announced today.

The full press release is available here.


21 June 2012 07:00 CET


Recommended public cash offer by UPS for all issued and outstanding shares of TNT Express


This is a joint press release by United Parcel Service, Inc. and TNT Express N.V., pursuant to the provisions of Article 10, paragraph 3 and Section 18 paragraph 3 of the
Decree on public offers Wft (Besluit Openbare Biedingen Wft, the Decree) in connection with the recommended public offer by United Parcel Service, Inc. for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of TNT Express N.V. This announcement does not constitute an offer, or any solicitation of any offer, to buy or subscribe for any securities in TNT Express N.V. Any offer will be made only by means of the Offer Memorandum (as defined below). This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, in or into directly or indirectly Canada or Japan. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Memorandum.

The full press release is available here.


3 May 2012 08:30 CET

Announcement conversion rate final dividend 2011

On 11 April 2012, the Annual General Meeting established the final dividend over 2011 at € 0.004 per ordinary share. The final dividend is payable, at the shareholder’s election, either wholly in ordinary shares or wholly in cash.

The full press release is available here.


2 May 2012 08:00 CET


1Q12 results: Subdued European performance, Asia Pacific and Brazil improve


  • Timetable for completion of proposed UPS offer proceeding as previously indicated
  • Reported revenues €1,819m (+1.3%); adjusted revenues (at constant FX) €1,780m (-0.9%)
  • Reported operating income €37m (1Q11: €(79)m); adjusted operating income (at constant FX and excluding one-offs) €34m (1Q11: €50m)
  • Net cash from operating activities €(2)m, net cash used in investing activities €13m and net debt €36m (4Q11: €7m net debt)
  • Indirect cost savings programme launched in May 2011 on track
  • Timing of implementation of certain long-term projects that are part of 2012-2013 fixed-cost savings programme temporarily adjusted in light of the proposed UPS offer
The full press release is available here.


17 April 2012 09:45 CET

TNT Express wins Franz Edelman Award


TNT Express was yesterday awarded the 2012 Franz Edelman Award for its "Global Optimisation" program (GO), which uses advanced operations research methods to optimise the company’s transport network. TNT received the award from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) in Huntington Beach, California.

The full press release is available here.


11 April 2012 16:50 CET

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders - Resolutions


TNT Express NV announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today adopted the 2011 financial statements and determined the 2011 dividend at € 4.4 cents per ordinary share. After adjusting for the interim dividend of €4.0 cents per ordinary share paid out in August 2011, the final dividend will be €0.4 cents per ordinary share.

The full press release is available here.


19 March 2012 07:00 CET

United Parcel Service and TNT Express to create a global leader in the logistics industry


This is a joint press release by United Parcel Service, Inc. and TNT Express N.V., pursuant to the provisions of Section 4 Paragraph 3 and Section 6 Paragraph 1 of the Decree on Public Takeover Bids (Besluit Openbare Biedingen Wft) in connection with the intended public offer by United Parcel Service, Inc. or a wholly owned subsidiary of United Parcel Service, Inc. for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of TNT Express N.V. This announcement does not constitute an offer, or any solicitation of any offer, to buy or subscribe for any securities in TNT Express N.V. Any offer will be made only by means of an offer memorandum. This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, in or into, directly or indirectly, Australia, Canada or Japan.

The full press release is available here.


8 March 2012 08:30 CET

TNT Airways and Emirates SkyCargo sign code-share agreement

TNT Express' airline subsidiary, TNT Airways, and Emirates SkyCargo expand their cooperation by signing a code-share and blocked-space agreement. Under the agreement, Emirates SkyCargo will place its airline code and use space on TNT Airways' B777 freighter flights on the New York JFK to Liege and Hong Kong-Dubai-Liege routes.


21 February 2012 08:00 CET

TNT Express 4Q11 and Full Year 2011 Results

NEW STRATEGY: BUILDING ON STRENGTHS
Profitable growth to be achieved by focusing on Europe and connecting the rest of the world
Attractive European growth opportunities based on unrivalled networks and geographic footprint
Optimisation programme in Europe & MEA targeting €150m fixed cost reduction by end of 2013
Partnerships opportunities for domestic activities in Brazil (TNT Merçurio) and China (Hoau) to be explored

The full press release is available here.


17 February 2012 at 17:35 CET

TNT Express N.V. received unsolicited offer

TNT Express N.V. announces that it has received an unsolicited non-binding and conditional proposal from United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) for the acquisition of the whole of the issued capital of TNT Express at an indicative price of € 9 per ordinary share.

The full press release is available here.


30 January 2012 at 10:00 CET
TNT Express launches PharmaSafe, the all-in-one transport
solution for temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals


TNT Express launches PharmaSafe, a specialised temperature-controlled
service for the reliable transport of large quantities of pharmaceutical products, such as
vaccines and insulin.


30 November 2011 at 09:00 CET

TNT Express improves Sub-Saharan Africa network with new associate 

TNT Express has appointed Getma as new associate in eight Sub-Saharan African countries as part of a plan to improve its network capabilities, service and market share in the region. Getma, a subsidiary of the French transport and logistics group NCT Necotrans, will handle the collection and delivery of imports and exports for TNT Express in Mali, Togo, Benin, Ivory Coast, Chad, Niger, Equatorial Guinea and Angola. The partnership will be effective in all eight countries by the end of Q1 2012.

The full press release is available here.


10 November 2011 at 11:00 CET
TNT Airways know-how for racing cars

On 8th November 211 TNT Airways has one more time successfully meet the requirements of its customer in carrying racing cars to Macao with one of its B747-400.
The aircraft has been safely loaded in less than 2 hours by the fully trained staff of TNT Airport Services, the TNT Airways ground handling department.

31 October 2011 at 8:00 CET

3Q11 results: Europe resilient, focus on recovering profitability Asia-Pacific and Americas

The 3Q11 revenue development reflects the combination of muted growth in EMEA, continuing growth in Asia Pacific and lower revenues in Americas (Brazil). Year on year, operating income was down mostly because of larger losses in Americas (Brazil) and in Asia-Pacific. Non-allocated was positive as a result of lower overhead and project-related costs, charge out to business units and beneficial phasing of certain costs.

The full press release is available here.


19 October 2011 at 11:00 CET

TNT Express wins Cisco Award for Innovative Services in Transport

TNT Express today received the 2011 Smart Services Award from Cisco, a leader in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies, during a ceremony in Singapore. TNT Express was awarded the prestigious recognition for providing Cisco with real time visibility of all their transportation flows across the Asia Pacific through the implementation of a regional "control tower" based in Beijing, China. A control tower is a tailored bundle of information services used to manage and monitor a customer’s supply chain.

"This award recognizes TNT’s contribution for their forward thinking and outstanding operational excellence. TNT has enabled proactive and personalized services to customers and used technological innovation to transform the business", said Karen McFadzen, Vice President of Cisco Technical Services Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China.

The full press release is available here.


8 August 2011 at 11:00 CET

TNT Express airlifts 45 tons of food aid for Somalia

TNT Express today uplifted 45 tons of emergency food aid to Nairobi, Kenya, to help the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) feed thousands of children in neighboring Somalia. A Boeing 767 aircraft containing more than 3,000 boxes of supplementary plumpy, a nutrition product for malnourished children, took off today at 10.30am CET from TNT’s hub in Liege, Belgium. The plane is expected to land in Nairobi today at around 7pm CET. The aid arriving in Kenya will be moved later to the affected areas in Somalia for distribution.

The full press release is available here.


1 August 2011 at 8:00 CET

Second quarter 2011: Newly listed TNT Express reports stronger EMEA profitability

  • Reported revenues €1,800m (+0.9%); adjusted revenues (at constant rates of FX) €1,835m (+2.9%)
  • Reported operating income €46m (-23.3%); adjusted operating income (at constant rates of FX and excluding business and demerger-related one-offs) €79m (-8.1%)
  • Due to strong EMEA performance, aggregate adjusted operating income excluding Americas was +12.0%
  • Brazil turnaround on track to meet 2H12 deadline, though short term challenging
  • Net cash from operating activities €49m and net cash used in investing activities €39m
  • Net debt €107m
  • Interim 2011 dividend of €0.04/share declared – represents 43% of 1H11 normalised net income and shareholders can choose to receive the dividend in stock or cash
  • Implementation of ~ €50m indirect cost savings programme started
 
The full press release is available here.


8 June 2011 at 8:30 CET

TNT Express launches dedicated freighter service between India and Europe

TNT Express has launched a dedicated B767 freighter service between India and Europe, the country’s largest trade partner. The service will run five times a week between New Delhi and TNT’s European air hub in Belgium, with a stopover in Dubai on the way back to India. The new service will enable TNT Express customers to enjoy faster transit times, as well as improved control and visibility over shipments moving between India and Europe. 

The full press release is available here.


31 May 2011 at 8.00 CET - Amsterdam

Demerger effective


TNT Express N.V. announces that the demerger from TNT N.V. became effective immediately after 0.00 CET this morning. In addition, the deed by which the listed company TNT Express N.V. is merged with TNT Express Holdco B.V. and PostNL is allotted 29.9% of the ordinary shares of TNT Express N.V. has been executed. The merger will be effective immediately after 0.00 CET tonight.

The full press release is available at here


12 November 2010 at 10:00 CET
TNT Express steps up security measures
TNT Express is taking a series of additional measures to protect its
customers and their consignments as well as its employees and networks from the threat of
bomb-parcels.

28 October 2010 at 11:00 CET
TNT Euro Hub obtient le statut d’Opérateur Economique Autorisé (Authorised Economic Operator) pour ses procédures douanières
TNT Euro Hub confirme avoir obtenu de la Direction Générale des Douanes Belges le double certificat d’Opérateur Economique Agré (AEO) à la fois pour la simplification de ses procédures douanières et pour la sécurité de ses processus. L’acquisition de ce statut démontre également une étroite et fructueuse collaboration avec les services de la douane belge.

26 October 2010 at 11:00 CET

TNT lance la première liaison de fret entre Chongqing et l’Europe
Cette nouvelle liaison répondra à la demande croissante des clients du secteur de la haute
technologie de l’ouest de la Chine.

18 October 2010 at 11:00 CET
TNT ships 110 tonnes of food aid to Pakistan
Allowing to feed around 330,000 infants for a week

18 October 2010 at 11:00 CET

TNT Airways to introduce Boeing 777 to its fleet by 2011
TNT Airways and Guggenheim Aviation Partners, LLC
have signed an agreement for the delivery and lease of three new Boeing 777-200 Long Ranger Freighter.

21 September 2010 at 11:00 CET
Atlas Air, Inc. Enters into New ACMI Contract with TNT Airways
Company to Provide 747-400 Service for TNT’s Long-Haul Network

9 September 2010 at 16:00 CET
TNT again awarded global "Supersector leader' in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
TNT was again awarded 'Supersector leader' for 'Industrial Goods and Services' (including Industrial Transportation) of the 2010 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI).

2 August 2010 at 08:00 CET
TNT Q2 and HY 2010 Results Press Release
TNT N.V. has published its Q2 & HY 2010 Results.

15 July 2010 at 10:00 CET
TNT Global Air Network launches its new web site
Liege - TNT Global Air Network announces the launch of its new web site (French press release)

5 July 2010 at 09:00 CET
TNT increases express capacity between Asia and Europe
 Amsterdam, Shanghai – TNT is increasing its air freight capacity between China and Europe to meet growing demand. Starting this 5 July, the company is scheduling an additional Boeing 747-400 ERF aircraft between China and its European air hub in Liege, Belgium (as announced on 8 April 2010). TNT will increase its service frequency to six flights per week from Shanghai and five flights per week from Hong Kong. TNT is responding to the stronger demand in China for its air services, especially from the high-tech and fashion industries.

17 May 2010 at 09:00 CET
TNT launches Moscow-Liege service
Amsterdam - TNT Express today launches a five day per week air cargo service linking Moscow and its European Air Hub in Liege, via Warsaw.  The new route, operated by a B737-300 provinding 16 tonnes of capacity, will secure and speed up the expedition of time-critical shipments to and from Russia.  Examples inclide automotive parts, clinical supplies and biological samples, such as blood and human tissues.

3 May 2010 at 08:00 CET
Overall trading conditions continue to improve
 TNT N.V. has published its Q1 2010 results.

Contact

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