STL Logistics has signed a deal worth almost €5 million that will see the Limerick-based logistics provider take delivery of 45 high-efficiency Scania Euro trucks as part of its expanding fleet.
The deal was brokered between STL Logistics, which is part of the STL Group, and Westward Scania with the help of Nolan’s of Castleisland, and the new trucks will available as part of STL Logistics nationwide transportation fleet.
Chief Executive of STL Group, Michael O’Riordan commented; “It’s a great deal, not only for ourselves but for our clients too, who will be able to avail of the proven reliability and outstanding performance of these vehicles to meet their various logistics needs.”
He added that the deal marked a significant investment for the business, and that “the new Scania fleet will certainly enhance our supply chain logistics capabilities”.
Meanwhile, Joe Crann, Managing Director of Westward Scania said; “The Scania dealer network is Ireland’s strongest and most consistent HGV team and this support will ensure that delivery and after sales services of the new fleet is a smooth operation for STL Logistics.
“Scania’s Swedish engineering assures a best in class product offering and the new fleet’s capabilities perfectly meets the needs of the company’s high volume logistics requirements,” he added.
As one of Ireland’s leading third-party logistics providers, STL Group already has more than 100 vehicles providing transport and delivery service to more than 200 companies, including Diageo, Weetabix, Ballygowan Britvic, the Kerry Group and GlaxoSmithKline.
© 2015 - Checkout Magazine by Jenny Whelan.