TNT welcomes opportunity to discuss labour conditions for the entire postal sector

(PresseBox) (Amsterdam, ) Today the Cabinet decided not to liberalise the Dutch postal market since it could not establish yet whether socially acceptable labour conditions for the entire postal sector were reached. TNT welcomes the opportunity to discuss decent labour conditions with Cabinet and all parties involved.

TNT emphasizes that also the other condition set by the Dutch government for opening the postal market to competition has not been met either: TNT is unable to compete on even terms in Germany and the UK. In Germany, TNT's court case on minimum wage is still pending.

TNT Express GmbH

TNT provides businesses and consumers worldwide with an extensive range of services for their mail and express delivery needs. Headquartered in the Netherlands, TNT offers efficient network infrastructures in Europe and Asia and is expanding operations worldwide to maximise its network performance. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs more than 161,500 people. Over 2007, TNT reported ¤11 billion in revenues and an operating income of ¤1,192 million. TNT is officially quoted on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. TNT recognises its social responsibility and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme to fight hunger and pollution in the world. Our efforts are being recognised; in 2008 TNT again reached the highest score of all companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and in the Carbon Disclosure Project in the carbon intensive sector. More information about TNT can be found on its website http://group.tnt.com .

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