04/09/2020 | Press release | Archived content
Blue Dart Express reduces Retail Tariff prices by 25% aiding the nation in its fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak.Mumbai, April 9th 2020
Blue Dart, India's leading express logistics service provider and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), operates 6 dedicated Boeing757 freighters each with a capacity of 34 tons. These have been operating during the lockdown period across Indian cities enabling essential shipments - medical equipment & pharmaceutical products, reach the first responders in Hospitals & Medical Institutions with the promise of secure and timely deliveries.
In order to provide customers with a solution for their shipping needs during these trying times and to further use our Air Express Logistics service to keep the essential supply chain continuity, Blue Dart Express has reduced its Retail Tariff Prices by 25%. This will be applicable to all local retail customers as well as all MSME's.
Commenting on the same Ketan Kulkarni CMO & Head Business Development said: "Blue Dart's 'FIGHT COVID 19 - PRICE(FC19-P)' is a unique initiative & our duty towards the nation in these times of crisis. We have always stepped up as a "FIRST IN LAST OUT" organisation whenever a disaster has struck the nation. Our aircrafts are the life line of the nation & our nation is grappling with a situation never experienced earlier & this has a widespread impact on the economy. Businesses across sectors and geographies are disrupted due to mobility suspension.
He further added the (FC19-P) is an effective platform to offer a speedy and hassle-free experience, when dispatching & delivering testing kits, reagents, enzymes, medical equipment (ventilators), masks, respirators, surgical masks, gloves, & other items, some of which are manufactured by the MSME sector and delivering them to the point of consumption was a challenge for them.Blue Dart has listed itself on the dedicated Medical Air Cargo website www.civilaviation.gov.in
Blue Dart remains India's most innovative and awarded express delivery company and an undisputed leader in the express logistics industry in India. During the year ending March 31, 2018, Blue Dart handled over 196 million domestic shipments, 0.92 million international shipments and over 697,000 tonnes of documents and parcels across the nation and 220 countries and territories worldwide.About Blue Dart:
Blue Dart Express Ltd., South Asia's premier express air and integrated transportation & distribution company, offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 35,000 locations in India. As part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's DHL eCommerce Solutions division, Blue Dart accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide, covering over 220 countries and territories, and offers an entire spectrum of distribution services including air express, freight forwarding, supply chain solutions and customs clearance.
The Blue Dart team drives market leadership through its motivated people, dedicated air and ground capacity, cutting-edge technology, wide range of innovative, vertical specific products and value-added services to deliver unmatched standards of service quality to its customers. Blue Dart's market leadership is further validated by its position as the nation's most innovative and awarded express logistics company for exhibiting reliability, superior brand experience and sustainability which include recognition as one of 'India's Best Companies to Work For' by The Great Place to Work® Institute, India, ranked amongst 'Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia' by The Great Place to Work® Institute, Asia, voted a 'Superbrand' and 'Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brand', listed as one of Fortune 500's 'India's Largest Corporations' and Forbes 'India's Super 50 Companies' to name a few.
Blue Dart fulfils its social responsibility of climate protection (GoGreen), disaster management (GoHelp) and education (GoTeach) through programs.
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Dated : 09th April 2020