Author: TadhgC

  • Exciting Developments for Independent Express Cargo

    Dear Customer, There has been exciting developments recently for Independent Express Cargo Ltd as the Company has merged with Connect Logistics. Independent Express Cargo and Connect Logistics have been leading companies in the freight and logistics industry for some years now. This merger will bring positive changes for everyone. It will make the Company stronger […]

  • Warehouse space scarce due to Brexit, Covid and Christmas stockpiling

    Brexit warning: ‘If the processes are not working on January 1st, there will be hell’

  • Call for businesses to be given grace period to implement Brexit changes

    Customs agents say small firms trading with UK not ready for ‘colossal’ volume of forms

  • Covid-19 Notice

    Independent Express Cargo is currently open and intends to stay open in the current Covid-19 crisis despite the substantial drop in freight volumes. Transport companies are deemed frontline in the fight against Covid-19, and we are no exception. We have many staff who are operating from home and our phones and emails are being covered […]

  • Christmas / New Year’s Opening Hours

    Independent Express Cargo will be closing at 14:00 Tuesday 24th Decemberand reopening at 06:00 Thursday 2nd January. Independent Express wishes all of our customers a very happy Christmas.

  • Irish businesses on Brexit preparation in The Irish Times

    TPN Chairman, Owen Cooke, was interviewed recently by Simon Carswell for The Irish Times about Brexit preparation. Those interviewed for the piece include the Irish Exporters Association, the Irish International Freight Association, and ISME (Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association). All have expressed alarm at the lack of appropriate warehousing capacity available with a no-deal […]

  • New Tractor Unit For Independent Express

    Renault Trucks Ireland delivered a new tractor unit to Independent Express last month as the first part of a fleet upgrade. Independent are investing €500k this year in new vehicles for the fleet. The investment shows our commitment to growing and improving the business despite what could be a challenging year for Irish transport. Depending […]

  • Former Independent Express driver earns commercial pilot’s licence

    A former Independent Express driver has just earned his commercial pilot’s licence.  Barry Mullen worked for Independent Express Cargo for 10 years as a driver in the Dublin area, and was one of the top drivers there.  Customers loved him.  We were well aware that he spent all his free cash on learning to fly. […]

  • Service Alert – Storm Emma

    Due to the ongoing weather event in Ireland, Independent Express will now be closed from noon today until Saturday.  More updates to follow.

  • Service Alert – Beast from the East & Storm Emma

    Due to the “status red” weather alert with snow-ice warnings issued by Met Eireann for much of Leinster, Independent Express will not be carrying out collections or deliveries today. Service will return to normal as the weather improves.