Total awarded Cumbria Passport to Export Award
Total announced today it has been awarded the Cumbria Passport to Export Award 2006 in recognition of the effect of exports on its business following participation in the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) programme.
With the help of UKTI, Total has completed the Passport to Export programme and as part of a clearly defined export strategy, has also benefited considerably from using UKTI’s Export Marketing and Research (EMRS) scheme.
“Passport is an excellent and varied scheme that can be developed in a huge variety of ways and my congratulations go to Total Postweigh International for the excellent developments they have made with UKTI’s assistance”, said Clive Drinkwater, UKTI’s North West Regional Director.
Total has secured distribution deals in Poland and Hungary with business amounting to £70,000.
David Hymers, Managing Director of Total, received the award on behalf of the Company from Anil Ruia, NWDA board member, and BBC Television sports personality Adrian Chiles.
Total Postweigh International Ltd (Total) designs and manufactures an innovative range of postal scales, mailroom and cash handling equipment. For more information, visit Total on the Internet: www.postweigh.com
UK Trade & Investment is the government organisation that provides integrated support services for UK companies engaged in overseas trade and foreign enterprises seeking to locate in the UK. It brings together the work of teams in British embassies and FCO posts overseas and government departments across Whitehall. In England, international trade support is coordinated by nine International Trade Directors working in partnership with each Regional Development agency. UK Trade & Investment services are delivered locally through a network of International Trade Teams. For further information, visit UKTI’s website: www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk