Blue Dart Express Limited (‘the Company’) is engaged in the business of integrated air and ground transportation and distribution of time sensitive packages to various destinations, primarily within India.
The Company is a public limited company incorporated in India having its registered office at Blue Dart Centre, Sahar Airport Road, Andheri East, Mumbai. The Company has its equity shares listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Deutsche Post DHL Group
Deutsche Post DHL Group restructured its business to create a new eCommerce Solutions division, pooling in their international parcel delivery operations under the vertical.
Blue Dart is South Asia’s premier courier, and integrated express package Distribution Company. As part of the DHL Group, The Company accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide through DHL, covering over 220 countries.
Blue Dart is South Asia’s premier courier, and integrated express package Distribution Company. The Company has the most extensive domestic network covering over 35,000+ locations and service more than 220 countries and territories worldwide through group company DHL, the premier global brand name in express distribution services.
Blue Dart is having 2,173 offices across India. The Company also increased the pin-code services to cater to 98% of India’s business needs. The Company offers secured and reliable deliveries of consignments to over 35,000 locations in India.
As part of the DPDHL Group, The Company accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide through DHL, covering over 220 countries
and territories and offers an entire spectrum of logistics solutions.
Blue Dart India
Blue Dart was earlier a part of the DHL eCommerce Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) division. Since 1st January 2019, the Deutsche Post DHL Group restructured its business to create a new eCommerce Solutions division, pooling in their international parcel delivery operations under the vertical.
Blue Dart is now part of the group’s newly created division known as DHL eCommerce
The Company has carried over 2,403.98 Lakhs domestic shipments and over 8.44 Lakhs international shipments weighing more than 769,490 tonnes during the financial year ended March 31, 2020.
The Company also has an Aircraft Crew Maintenance Insurance (ACMI) Contract with Blue Dart Aviation Limited (“BDAL”), India’s first domestic scheduled cargo airline in the country. BDAL is a wholly-owned subsidiary company.
Blue Dart Services and Products
Blue Dart transports a wide range of goods and services reliably in day-definite and time-definite delivery schedules across its vast air and ground network. The market-leading domestic time-definite express offerings are
- Domestic Priority 1030,
- Domestic Priority 1200,
- Dart Apex 1200 and the day definite express offerings are Domestic Priority,
- Dart Apex,
- Dart Surfaceline & Dart Plus.
Domestic Priority day-definite and time-definite services enable deliveries at predefined times for critical shipments such as passports, tenders, original papers/certificates, property documents, among others across India under 32kgs per package with safe, fast and reliable, door-to-door service.
Temperature Controlled Logistics (TCL) product, tailored specifically for customers in the
Life Sciences & Healthcare sector, offers various types of thermal packaging for temperature-controlled and ambient movement. Likewise, for other industry requirements The Company offer
- Dart Plus,
- Dart Surfaceline Plus (DSP),
- Point to Point (P2P) and a host of valueadded services like
- Demand Draft on Delivery (DOD),
- Freight on Delivery (FOD),
- Freight on Value (FOV) and
- Cash on Delivery (COD).
Blue Dart offers air and ground express, air freight, speed trucking and charters through its synergies with the Deutsche Post DHL business units –
- DHL Express,
- DHL Global Forwarding,
- DHL Supply Chain and
- DHL eCommerce LLP and
- the newly created DHL Smartrucking.
Global network through DHL Express spans more than 220 countries and territories, making Blue Dart the only express company that offers an unmatched delivery capability
encompassing the entire spectrum of distribution services wherein lies its unique proposition.
Blue dart Logistics operates with its fleet of 6 Boeing 757-200 freighter aircraft offering a payload of 500+ tonnes per night, a flotilla of 22,336 vehicles across 35,000+ locations. Over 12,000 passionate and trainee Blue Darters work in perfect harmony to deliver over 16 shipments every second of the working day.
Sharad Upasani Chairman
Sharad Upasani is the Chairman of Blue dart. Mr. Sharad Upasani aged 81 years holds a Masters in Commerce and an LLB degree from Mumbai University, besides an MBA degree from USA.
He is now providing consultancy on Corporate Law and acts as an Arbitrator in corporate disputes. Mr. Sharad Upasani was Chairman of the Honorable Company Law Board from 1990 to 1992.
Balfour Manuel Managing Director
Mr. Balfour Manuel, Managing Director, is a Company veteran since 36 years and instrumental in the success of the Company since its inception. A longtime employee of the Company, Mr. Balfour Manuel, prior to his appointment as the Managing Director, was the
Senior Vice President in charge of the Company’s B2B (businessto-business) customers, a cornerstone of the Company’s customer base.
Prior to this, he also held a key general management position where he was responsible for the growth and development of the Company’s business in the Western region of India.
Mr. Balfour Manuel, aged 59 years, is a MBA in Marketing from the University of Mumbai.
Mr. Balfour Manuel was first appointed on the Board of the Company on May 16, 2019 and he has attended all the 6 Board Meetings held during the Financial year 2019-20.
Owner of Blue Dart
DHL Express (Singapore) is Holding the 75% of Majority shareholdings in the blue dart India.
DHL Express (Singapore) Pte.
Ltd. 150, Beach Road, Gateway
West 04-01, Singapore 189720 Holding 75%
SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES of Blue Dart India
The Concorde Air Logistics Ltd and Blue Dart Aviation Limited are ‘Wholly Owned Subsidiaries’ of the Company and Blue Dart Aviation Limited is ‘material subsidiary’ under provisions of law.
The following are the subsidiary Companies of blue dart India
- Concorde Air Logistics Limited
17, Adarsh Industrial Estate,
Sahar Road, Chakala,
Andheri (E), Mumbai – 400 099
U60230MH2004PLC146141 Subsidiary 100%
- Blue Dart Aviation Limited
Blue Dart Centre, Sahar Airport
Road, Andheri (E),
Mumbai – 400 099
U35303MH1994PLC078691 Subsidiary 100%