Committee to hear freight group's postcode concerns

Committee to hear freight group's postcode concerns
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The Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications will meet with the Freight Transport Association today to discuss their concerns over the proposed Eircode postcode system.

A new postcode system, which will be used to locate every individual address in Ireland, will be implemented across the country from next year.

But representatives from the Freight Transport Association are expected to outline what they perceive as the 'flaws' in the proposed system.

The Chairman of the Committee, Deputy John O’Mahony, says today's meeting with give members an opportunity to hear their concerns.

"The Freight Transport Association has some concerns about the way in which it is going to be rolled out, or about the system which has been chosen," Deputy O'Mahony said.

"They'll be before us today to articulate their concerns.

"They would have said that there wasn't enough consultation around this and (there are) some technical concerns as well.

"So we're looking forward to hearing their views on this and their concerns."

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