November 18, 2019
Crane Worldwide Logistics Ireland has developed a reputation that is the envy of many of its competitors. You don’t have to take our word for it – the progressive company was nominated in the 'Logistics Company of the Year' category at this year’s Irish Logistics & Transport Awards.The winners of the 10th annual Irish Logistics & Transport Awards were revealed at the gala awards ceremony on Friday, June 7th, in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin.
Launched in 2009, the Awards scheme annually recognises and celebrates excellence in the Irish Logistics & Transport industry in Ireland. Over the past decade the awards have grown to become the leading platform for recognising and celebrating excellence within the industry.
Past winners is a comprehensive list of leading industry organisations and the annual event regularly attracts the biggest players in the industry.
Although they didn’t get their hands on the overall award, the Crane Worldwide Ireland team were delighted to be shortlisted in the 'Logistics Company of the Year' category. The secret of their success is their 21-strong team, according to Ireland Country Manager Chris Deans who spoke in glorious terms of their diligent and creative thinking employees input into the upward trajectory that the company is currently on.
“Firstly, this was a fantastic achievement for the Crane Worldwide Logistics team in Ireland, it is a testament to the daily hard work the team put in,” Chris enthused.
“Crane Worldwide Logistics Ireland are daily looking to add value to our clients supply chain by being that client advocate and consistently looking to improve our processes to ensure we are easier to do business with. I feel proud of our entire team who have been recognized in this category, it's a real achievement.
“In 2018, the Crane Worldwide Logistics Ireland team achieved both ISO & AEO status. These certifications demonstrate the structure and discipline in the daily management of our business by all staff.
“Through innovation and working to understand our clients our reputation as Supply Chain experts is increasing and we have seen continued growth in Ireland, recently adding new warehousing capability in Dublin.”
Crane Worldwide Logistics is dedicated to becoming the industry’s premier global provider of customised transportation and logistics services by delivering innovative, efficient and cost effective solutions.
A leader in supply chain solutions with 120 locations across 30 countries, Crane Worldwide Logistics has expertise in trade compliance, Foreign Trade Zones and strategic consultative services. Crane Worldwide Logistics continues to develop creative, innovative solutions to improve clients’ supply chain outcomes. Sharing industry expertise as a client advocate, the organisation develops robust collaboration in the long-term providing cost effective and efficient operations.
Located in Cork, Shannon and a brand new facility in Dublin, Crane Worldwide Logistics in Ireland can offer International Airfreight and ocean freight capabilities as well as European and Domestic Road Transport and Warehousing.
In addition, the Irish team can offer white glove and specialized deliveries, international trade compliance consultancy and customs clearance and brokerage solutions. Partnership is key and they work alongside their clients to provide bespoke solutions.
“It’s close on 10 years since the company set up in Ireland and we have seen growth year on year,” Chris - who joined the ever-burgeoning company two years ago - revealed. “We’ve got really big growth plans and the aim is to double the size of the company within the next five years. We hope to achieve that through investment in our sales force and engaging the right clients. We have successfully developed long standing relationships with some of the biggest brands in Ireland.”
What makes employing the services of Crane Worldwide Logistics such an attractive proposition for potential clients?
“What we do, we do very well,” Chris answered. “We offer high value and flexibility to our clients and that is something that we are able to demonstrate and show through the Awards application process.
“As far as we are concerned, it’s all about our people and their interaction with our clients. We like to take on challenges, do different things and do them well but, having said that, we don’t bite off more than the company can chew. Customer service is at the core of everything we do and we are really obsessive about our clients in every transaction.”
Crane Worldwide Logistics solutions create strategic value and a competitive edge for their global customers; while providing a challenging and rewarding work environment for their greatest asset - their own employees.