Pall-Ex Group Partners with Ace Express – “Bringing it to the next level”

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Thirty-five years after locating at Blakes Cross in North County Dublin. Ace Express Freight has announced major new partnership with the Pall-Ex Group that will enhance its already strong suite of transport services to customers.

While both companies have worked closely together for a for over 15 years, the official partnership will create a host of opportunities for Ace Express Freight and the 127 strong workforce to offer assured transport services throughout Ireland, from Ireland to the UK and throughout Europe via the Pall-Ex Group members, which are like-minded quality operators in the destination countries. In addition, the network works equally as well in reverse with consignments from across Europe back to Ireland. The system will also take care of any necessary Customs formalities for UK traffic.

Highlighting the volume of freight volume handled by the Group, Kevin Buchanan Chief Executive Officer at Pall-Ex stated that  “last year, we handled over 14 million pallets with a consignment success rate well in excess of 98.5%.”

All shipments are processed using the Nexus software system that allows customers to have full access to their consignment from door to door. This creates a real time hands-on facility especially beneficial for the small volume or occasional customers.

Jack Chambers, TD Minister of State at the Department of Transport
       with special responsibility for International and Road Transport Logistics

At an event in Ace Express Freight’s Blakes Cross facility, the partnership was officially recognised by Minister of State at the Department of Transport with special responsibility for International and Road Transport & Logistics – Jack Chambers. The Minister congratulated those involved and stressed the importance of the transport and logistics sector the Irish economy. He noted the investment Government has allocated of €5 billion to roads projects, and further investments to address the labour market, skills shortages and road safety issues.

Speaking to Fleet Transport, the Chief Operating Officer at Ace Express Freight, Bernard Mc Sweeney welcomed the opportunities the new partnership created for Ace Express as it moved from being a member to being a transhipment hub all of which will further improve their service offering and saying that “this will bring it to the next level.”