The companies groupage partnership with Dachser Ireland since 2010 has enabled it to grow and prosper, while it continues to provide a full load service for The Pallet Network, who it first partnered with in 2004. Donegal Groupage is headed up by Jolene and father Kenneth who are assisted by 15 staff, including Kelly-Marie and Daphne.
The business started in 2004 and is run by Jolene.
“I have been involved in the business since I was in school and my father said he’d run it with me. Five years on, I’m delighted to be able to say that we have not only retained our existing customers, but also gained many new ones.
“We are Dachser Ireland’ groupage partners in Donegal, Derry and Tyrone and enjoy an excellent working relationship with the likes of Landbridge Logistics, Primeline Express, Nightline, Superior Express, Irish Shipping, Geodis Logistics and Connect Logistics. We’re growing all the time.”
Dachser Ireland provides a scheduled groupage network and full load service, delivering in excess of 220,000 consignments per year within Ireland and Northern Ireland. Consignments are processed overnight through its Rathcoole, Co. Dublin facility and trunked overnight to the depots to provide a next-day delivery service to all main centres. Dachser Ireland operates a very comprehensive network service with its partners, specialising in providing end-to-end contract logistics solutions based on leading edge technology and innovative thinking designed to deliver cost savings and competitive advantage to its customers.
The Pallet Network is another leading freight distribution service for palletised goods in Ireland with a network of 22 regional hauliers who deliver and collect pallets and carton freight in every county on an overnight delivery service. With a unique integrated link to The Pallet Network UK, it offers a premium 48-hour export and import delivery service to and from the UK. Your pallets are always collected and delivered by local carriers so you get the best service allied to the very best in international pallet transport, haulage and sorting systems.