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Company nameTNT N.V.
Company typeNaamloze vennootschap
IndustryTransportation, distribution
FateDemerged into two companies
SuccessorPostNL, TNT Express
Founded1996 (1946 in Australia as Thomas Nationwide Transport and 1752 in the Netherlands as Statenpost)
DefunctMay 2011
HeadquartersHoofddorp, Netherlands
Key peoplePeter Bakker (CEO), Piet Klaver (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ServicesExpress, package and post delivery services, charter airline
Revenue- 11.329 billion (2010)
Operating income- 660 million (2010)
Net income- 347 million (2010)
Employees156,128 (2011)

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TNT N.V., more commonly known as TNT, is an international express and mail delivery services company with headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. In the Netherlands, TNT operates the national postal service under the name TNT Post. The group also offers postal services in eight other European countries, including the UK, Germany, Italy and Belgium. TNT's mail division recorded sales of about -4.2 billion in 2009.

The company's express delivery services unit, known as TNT Express, has fully owned operations in 65 countries and delivers documents, parcels and pieces of freight to over 200 countries. TNT's express division recorded sales of about -6.0 billion in 2009.

On 2 August 2010 TNT announced its intention to split up into two independent companies, an express and a mail company.

TNT sold its logistics unit in 2006 to focus on network activities, mail and express delivery services. TNT's networks are concentrated in Europe and Asia, but the group is expanding its operations worldwide, including in the Middle East and South America. In the recent years, it acquired several road freight companies in China, India and Brazil.

TNT employs 155,000 people. Over 2009, TNT reported -10.4 billion in revenues and an operating income of -648 million.

TNT is officially quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

Its major competitors include FedEx, United Parcel Service (UPS), DHL, and national post carriers such as US Postal Service and Royal Mail. TNT aircraft operate under the IATA code of TAY (TNT Airways).

TNT's chief executive officer is Peter Bakker. Other members of the Board of Management include Bernard Bot (Chief Financial Officer)*, Marie-Christine Lombard (Group Managing Director, Express) and Harry Koorstra (Group Managing Director, Mail).

(*) Acting member until notification of his appointment to the General Meeting of Shareholders.

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