A major push to win new business with Mexico, Korea, Canada, and Japan is to be made as part of the Government’s Brexit-proofing efforts.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
A survey has found that 96% of logistics and shipping companies have not adapted their processes to use the €38m Eircode system, nearly a year since its introduction.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
A company that formed part of the consortium that introduced Eircode has denied that a new delivery code it has offered the courier industry is an alternative to the controversial postcode system.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Trucking and courier companies want direct access to the national driver licence database to check for drivers who may not have disclosed medical conditions to their employers.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
A truck driver had a narrow escape last week after two youths threw a bucket of paint onto his windscreen from a pedestrian overpass near a Cork town last week.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
Irish freight operators have been warned to be on their guard as migrants move out of the so-called ‘jungle camp’ in Calais and try to get out of France via other ports.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2016
The Department of Communications has been accused of making “misleading and untrue” assertions in relation to Eircode by a body representing the freight industry.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
The Department of Environment has confirmed it is looking at “urgent legislative change” following a recent court decision that has changed the amount hauliers are liable to pay to tax their vehicles.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
The trade body representing Ireland’s freight transport operators has called on the Government to seek compensation from French counterparts for the losses members are suffering due to continuing disruption in Calais.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Eircode has cost the country €27m, and the problems that have come to light in the three days since its launch confirm detractors’ long-held fears, writes Joe Leogue
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
The trade body representing freight transport and courier companies has filed a formal complaint to the European Commission, claiming that the State’s new postcode amounts to unfair state aid for An Post.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Senior civil servants have been accused of “peddling falsehoods” to an Oireachtas committee in order to promote the controversial design of the nation’s new postcode.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
The European Commission has described Ireland’s response to its findings on the flawed Eircode tendering process as “unclear” and “not satisfactory”.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
A group representing freight and courier firms has claimed a design report for Eircode shows the national postcode project has been structured to meet the requirements of An Post, "to the exclusion of its competitors".
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
The Ombudsman has said it is precluded from investigating a complaint by the body representing the freight industry over the country’s new postcode.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
The trade association representing the freight and logistics industry has confirmed that it will file a complaint with the Ombudsman over the country’s new postcode system.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
The chief executive of Ireland’s largest independent parcel delivery company has declared his support for the controversial new postcode system due to be introduced next year.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
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