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DACHSER Launches Irish Pallet Service for the Northwest

Rochdale & Northampton:  4 September 2012

DACHSER UK’s European logistics network, providing direct pallet and part-load deliveries for UK exporters, has been further extended with the introduction of a daily service to Ireland from the company’s northern hub in Rochdale (Greater Manchester).  This augments DACHSER’s UK/Ireland services which also run daily from its depots in Northampton and Dartford.

The service is provided in cooperation with Johnston Logistics Ltd., a long-standing partner of DACHSER’s in both the Republic and Northern Ireland, which provides total geographical coverage via its headquarters in Dublin and three regional facilities.

Nick Lowe is Managing Director of DACHSER UK.  He commented on the service extension, “This new Irish connection is critical to DACHSER providing a comprehensive European pallet service to our customers in the North of England, a region for which Ireland is an extremely important market.  Our integrated, state-of-the-art shipment control and tracking systems as well as EDI connections will all be available on this new service.’’

Irish-based customers will be able to take advantage not only of daily links to UK destinations but also of the network of DACHSER services to the continent.  Welcoming the announcement Albert Johnston of Johnston Logistics said, “Our operational cooperation with DACHSER has significantly improved the service packages we are able to offer our customers, whether they are importers or exporters in Ireland.  This new link to the North of England is particularly welcome. “

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ABOUT DACHSER UK

DACHSER UK is part of the Dachser group, a major international logistics provider which in 2011 generated total sales worth EUR 4.3 Billion. 21,000 staff working in 315 locations worldwide handled 49.3 million consignments comprising 37.1 million tonnes.

For more information, please visit  www.dachser.co.uk

ABOUT JOHNSTON LOGISTICS Ltd.

Johnston Logistics specialises 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

Offering the ultimate in Supply Chain Management (SCM), its services include: Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) , Stock Management, International freight services, Domestic Irish distribution and Specialist logistics services

For more information, please visit  http://www.johnstonlogistics.ie

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