Industry recognises TNT Logistics operational excellence

TNT Logistics' operational excellence has been further recognised as the company recently received three major awards for its logistics and supply chain management services to automotive and other customers in both Brazil and Australia.

TNT Logistics Brazil was awarded the prestigious Volvo Logistics Award for the third year running, being elected as the best Logistics Services Provider in Brazil.
Furthermore the company was elected the best logistics provider in the automotive industry in Brazil for the fourth year, winning the AutoData award in the Logistics Group 2004 category. TNT Logistics received the award for its operations with the French car manufacturer Renault.

In Australia, TNT Logistics and Holden, the General Motors automotive manufacturer, together won the Doug Beattie Trophy for Supply Chain Management. The award was for the joint submission of the significant achievement in managing the integration of supply chains, demonstrating innovation and success to an array of projects that added value across Holden's supply chain. TNT Logistics and Holden chose "Evolution through Collaboration" as the theme of the submission.

About the Volvo Logistics award
The Volvo Logistics award is a joint initiative between the Centre of Logistics Studies (CEL) at Coppead/Federal University in Rio De Janeiro (UFRJ), Volvo Brazil, and the magazine Tecnologstica. The award - one of the most important awards in the Brazilian logistics market - is granted based on a survey conducted among the top companies in the country. It aims to identify their perception of the service levels provided by logistics service operators in Brazil. In the questionnaire, interviewees indicate in which service the chosen company excels.

About the AutoData award
The award is given by the AutoData magazine, a specialized publication dedicated to the automotive industry, widely recognized in the Brazilian editorial market. The award includes 16 categories. Initially, the AutoData editorial board chooses the best four cases published during the previous 12 months in each category, taking into account those operations that contributed most to the Brazilian automotive industry during that period. Magazine readers choose the final winners among these cases.

About the Doug Beattie Trophy
The Doug Beattie Trophy for Supply Chain Management was presented on November the 18th at the National Logistics Supply Chain Awards event. It is awarded by the Logistics Association of Australia which is Australia's leading Association focused on logistics & supply chain management, representing the logistics profession both in Australia and internationally.

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