TNT Thailand signed an exclusive agreement to provide logistics solutions for the Department of Export Promotion’s One Thai Alliance project.
One Thai Alliance aims to provide one-step solutions to Thai exporters to assist them realize the full potential of e-commerce to achieve better customer relationships, cut costs and improve the efficiency of their organizations. The core e-commerce tool the Alliance will provide to exporters is the e-Lite.
The Alliance comprises of the Department of Export Promotion, TNT, Bank of Asia, Sun Microsystems, Informix, I-STT, Samaggi, Samart Broadband Services, Samart e-solution, Samart Internet, SamartSipas and Smart Post.
TNT is renowned in the industry for it’s highly developed IT infrastructure and services and was selected by the venture for its advanced products, which can be integrated into any system.
“TNT is proud to support the development of Thai Businesses through our world class IT-based solutions and we are delighted with the opportunity to aid the continued progress of Thai companies in the International arena,” said Winfried Kiesbueye, Country General Manager of TNT Thailand.
“TNT has spent over $65 million on IT development in recent years and spends around five percent of its revenue on IT systems. We are leading the sector in IT logistics products and this agreement is a result of our status as a clear front-runner in this field.
“This is obviously a very exciting project for us to be involved in and we are sure that we can add to the value of the e-commerce process with our advanced logistics solutions,” added Kiesbueye.
In the last 12 months, TNT has doubled its logistics business and increased its express business by double-digit growth in Thailand. The company has set itself aggressive targets to capture greater market share and to leverage its global strength in the Thai market.
Kiesbueye added, “This is one of several major projects that we are now involved with and we plan to announce other new agreement within the next few months. Our targets to triple business in Thailand have been set and we aim to reach them within the shortest time span possible.”
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Chinnaporn Sungwanlek, assisted by Boonsiri Suansuk.