DPD Ireland, the leading parcel delivery company, whose central transport hub is based in Athlone, has been shortlisted as a finalist in four categories at the Fleet Transport awards 2019.
DPD was successful in being shortlisted in the ‘Best Innovation’, ‘Customer Service Excellence’ and ‘Best Online Transport Company’, while Patricia Lennon was nominated in the ‘Women in Transport’ award categories.
As part of the subsequent process to select category winners, the Fleet Transport awards adjudication panel interviewed company representatives. The category winners will be announced at a gala dinner awards ceremony on October 11 at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin.
Founded in 1986 as Interlink Ireland Ltd., DPD Ireland is now Ireland’s largest dedicated parcel delivery company with 36 depots throughout the country handling in excess of 19 million parcels per year. Since 2016, the company has invested heavily in its Athlone facility, doubling its sortation and dispatch area in order to triple its daily parcel handling capacity. This expansion has led to the creation of over 200 jobs.