Logistics Company of the Year Award goes to Caffrey International

Dublin, Ireland: Caffrey International has won the Logistics Company of the Year Award 2011 at the Irish Exporters Association’s Export Awards in Dublin on Friday 11 November.

Minister for jobs, enterprise and innovation Richard Bruton presented the award to Mark Caffrey, managing director of Caffrey International. “We take great pride in winning this award,” Caffrey said. 

“We appreciate the recognition that the Irish Exporters Association gives to the important role that Logistics continues to play in the success story of Irish exports.  As part of that role, we provide competitively priced and sustainable routes to market.  We can only deliver this through the experience and expertise of our very committed workforce.  This Award is a real, and much appreciated tribute to them and to their work,” he said.

Caffrey International launched in 1969, operating a specialist road transport and logistics service between Ireland, the UK and continental Europe, becoming business partners in 2009 with award winning UK supply chain solutions provider, Oakland International.

Dean Attwell, managing director, Oakland International, said: “We are absolutely delighted for Mark and his team who continue to work tirelessly to deliver road transport and logistics excellence across the board.

“Our close working relationship means both companies can be flexible, cost effective and innovative for customers seeking a route to the retail, wholesale or foodservice market in Ireland, the UK and Europe setting our two businesses apart from the competition and now recognised as being amongst the best in our industries.

L to R: Eamonn O’Reilly, chief executive, Dublin Port Company: Richard Bruton, minister for jobs, enterprise and innovation: Mark Caffrey, general manager, Caffrey International: Mark Fitzgerald, president, Irish Exporters Association

Caffrey International is based in Ashbourne, County Meath, and is a business partner of Oakland International.  Caffrey serves specialist markets such as pharmaceuticals, perishable cargo, foodstuffs and air cargo by road with ambient and temperature controlled distribution centres in Ireland and the UK.