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 fifteen months period ended March 31, 2013, at its Board Meeting held in Mumbai.
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 is for the fifteen months period from 1st January, 2012 to 31st March, 2013.
The company posted Rs. 188.66 crores profit after tax for the fifteen months period ended 31st March, 2013. Income from operations for the fifteen months period ended 31st March, 2013 stood at Rs. 2,162.06 million.
Anil Khanna, Managing Director, Blue Dart Express Limited said, “Inspite of the challenging macro-economic environment, we will continue to invest in our customers. Blue Dart continues to enjoy high Customer Satisfaction and Net Promoter Scores in the industry which is a validation of our service excellence and customer delight.”
He further added, “Blue Dart stands for Quality, Consistency, Reliability, Passion and Commitment. I thank every Blue Darter, associates, our customers and stakeholders for their support and trust in our brand. We are delighted to serve in ‘Blue Dart Country’ with a business and human conscience to remain the customer’s First Choice”.
During the fifteen months period ended March 31, 2013, Blue Dart handled over 141.7 million domestic shipments, 1 million international shipments and over 594,900 tonnes of documents and parcels across the nation and 220 countries worldwide.
The Board of Directors has recommended a dividend of Rs. 71/- per share for the fifteen months period ended 31st March, 2013.