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  June 20th, 2016 | Written by

TNT Expands International Express Service Coverage in Spain

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  • Spain is one of Europe’s fastest growing economies.
  • The IMFexpects Spain’s GDP to expand by 2.6 percent this year, higher than the euro zone average of 1.5 percent.
  • Data show a 3.7-percent increase in imports into Spain in 2015.

TNT is expanding the coverage area of its international express delivery service in Spain, now offering next day delivery to and from an additional 1,300 postal codes. Thanks to the expansion, TNT now covers more than 90 percent of Spain’s businesses.

This builds on recent improvements in TNT’s network operations in Spain, including additional pickup and delivery vehicles and rounds, additional direct line haul routes, and the opening of a new international road transit hub in Madrid.

“TNT understands that our customers need added convenience coupled with superior customer service, and this network enhancement demonstrates our continued commitment to the Spanish market, which is one of Europe’s fastest growing economies,” said Christophe Boustouller, SVP Ops Southern Europe.

The International Monetary Fund expects Spain’s GDP to expand by 2.6 percent this year, faster than the euro zone average of 1.5 percent. Spanish customs data show a 3.7-percent increase in imports in 2015, stimulated by the domestic demand recovery. Spain imports high value goods such as industrial machinery, motor cars, medical and electronic equipment, as well as pharmaceuticals – all sectors that use express delivery services.

The next day service expansion covers every province of the country, including Málaga, Albacete, Badajoz, Cáceres, Ciudad Real, Toledo, Burgos, Valladolid, Gerona, Granada, Huelva, Huesca, La Coruña, Almería, León, Salamanca, Lugo, Murcia, Orense, Córdoba, Asturias, Palencia, Tarragona, Cádiz, and Cantabria.

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