Fastway Couriers win national award

FASTWAY Couriers Midlands, operating out of depots in Portarlington and Mullingar, won the Franchisee of the Year (Service) award at the 2011 Irish Franchise Association Awards on Friday, February 25 at a gala ceremony in Croke Park.

FASTWAY Couriers Midlands, operating out of depots in Portarlington and Mullingar, won the Franchisee of the Year (Service) award at the 2011 Irish Franchise Association Awards on Friday, February 25 at a gala ceremony in Croke Park.

These awards recognise excellence in franchising and reward outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the franchise industry. Fastway Couriers Midlands has doubled the number of franchisees in the region in 2010 as well as opening a new depot in Mullingar to provide a higher level of service to clients.

Several franchise businesses from all over Ireland entered these awards with 15 companies being shortlisted for 6 awards.

Regional Franchisee Billy Kehoe stated, “We are delighted to have won this award. It is a great acknowledgment to the courier franchisees in the region and the level of service they provide to their clients. We know it is vital to stay ahead of market demands and provide clients with, not only the highest level of service, but also value for money.

“We were delighted to be able to create 11 new positions in 2010 through office staff and Courier Franchisees as well as opening a new depot in Mullingar.”

Fastway Couriers Ireland offer low cost, fixed cost, next day delivery services throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland for parcels and satchels up to 30kg as well as a delivery service to Great Britain.

For more information, please call 057 86 45250 or visit www.fastway.ie