Guitar-maker Gibson has awarded TNT Express an 18-month contract to provide express delivery throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
TNT will manage delivery of all Gibson Brands products, to 300 authorised dealers throughout the EMEA region, using its Economy Express service.It will also handle returns from dealers to Gibson’s European distribution centreat Vianen in the Netherlands.
Nashville-based Gibson has a portfolio of more than 100 brands including Gibson itself, Kramer, Maestro, and Onkyo.
“Reliability is the number one reason we’ve chosen TNT Express to manage our express transport activities in EMEA,” said EMEA distribution centre manager, Gibson Europe, Alex Smits.
“The web portal TNT offers us provides excellent visibility of return shipments to our distribution centre in the Netherlands, so I am confident this will contribute to our promise to customers: ‘We get you back playing.'”