Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants, is delighted to announce the appointment of David Parsons as the new National Transport & Logistics Manager. The appointment comes during a period of sustained growth for Chadwicks Group and has been made as part of the firm’s full-service strategy to meet customer needs in an increasingly demanding market. He assumes the position having previously worked with Aramex Ireland as Commercial Manager in Road Freight & Logistics.
As Chadwicks’ newly appointed National Transport & Logistics Manager, David will lead the day-to-day transport function across the branch network and the strategic fleet management programme for the business. David will oversee the transformation to digital operations and the implementation of paperless operations and route optimisation to enhance the service offering and reduce carbon footprint as part of Chadwicks Group’s commitment as part of its sustainability agenda. David will also be responsible for developing and synergising the services of third-party suppliers and own account fleet of approximately 200 vehicles around the country.
David joins Chadwicks Group with 25 years’ experience in the transport logistics and road freight industry in the Irish & UK market. His current area of expertise lies in road transportation, warehousing, and storage as well as groupage services.
David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Transport Management from Loughborough University, as well as a Certificate in Transport Management from TUD.
Patrick Atkinson, CEO, Chadwicks Group, commented on the announcement:“It is a great pleasure to announce the appointment of David Parsons as National Transport & Logistics Manager for Chadwicks Group. David’s excellent industry knowledge and expertise will be of integral value to our team during this exciting time for the business. We at Chadwicks Group are thrilled to have David on board, and look forward to seeing him succeed in his fundamental position within the company.”