Blue Dart Sales at Rs. 1,716.63 crores


Blue Dart Express Limited, South Asia’s number one express air and integrated transportation, distribution and logistics company, today declared its financial results for the quarter and twelve months period ended December 31, 2012, at its Board Meeting held in Mumbai.

The company posted Rs. 146.91 crores profit after tax for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012, an increase of Rs. 24.67 million growth in profit over 2011. Income from operations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012 stood at Rs. 1,716.63 crores.

Anil Khanna, Managing Director, Blue Dart Express Limited said, “Over the years, Blue Dart has evolved to become synonymous with reliability and trustworthiness. We consciously made an effort to bond with our customers and deliver quality, value, speed, efficiency, responsiveness and service experience. We have worked as one team with grit and determination to overcome challenges largely driven by a slowdown and worst GDP growth in a decade. We would like to thank our customers, employees, shareholders, partners and all other stakeholders for their commitment and support.”

The Company has changed its Accounting year to commence from 1st April of every year and to end on 31st March of the following year, to proactively comply with the proposed Companies Bill 2012. Consequent to this, the current accounting period would be for the fifteen month period from January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.

About Blue Dart:

Blue Dart Express Ltd., South Asia’s premier express air and integrated transportation & distribution company, offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 33,739 locations in India. As part of the DP DHL Group (DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding & DHL Supply Chain), Blue Dart accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide, covering over 220 countries and territories and offers an entire spectrum of distribution services including air express, freight forwarding supply chain solutions and customs clearance.