Oakland International finalists in two categories at The Irish Logistics and Transport Awards 2014

A multi temperature supply chain specialist in warehousing and logistics, Oakland International Ireland, has been selected as a finalist in the Logistics Company of the Year and Innovation in Action Award categories at The Irish Logistics and Transport Awards, to be held in Dublin on Thursday 20th March when the overall category winners will be announced. Oakland International Ireland joint MD, Mark Caffrey, also happens to be the general manager of Caffrey International who are up against Oakland in the Logistics Company of the Year and finalists in the Green Mover Award, stated: “We are all delighted that Oakland is a finalist in this year’s awards, and personally I’m delighted that both Oakland International and Caffrey International have made the shortlist in not one, but two award categories each. I can feel the competition building already!” Working with Irish suppliers and producers, Oakland International has continued to work to remove supply chain barriers to trade through retailer supported seminars in both Ireland and the UK. Oakland’s across-the-board consolidator experience, generating and enhancing services, extends to the continent with producers and suppliers in countries such as France, Germany and Italy capitalising on their retail distribution operations, consolidation schemes, and their extended co-packing, labelling and supply chain capabilities. Oakland International UK MD, Dean Attwell: “We see time and time again that innovation is the true key to business success, so for Oakland to be shortlisted for both the Logistics Company of the Year as well as the Innovation in Action Award is simply fantastic. “I am personally delighted for Mark, both for Oakland International and for Caffrey International’s awards selection, and of course I have no preference which one wins in the finals!”