explore our history

Express Distribution Services Ltd was established in 1997 by David Neill, Managing Director.

Since then we have grown to be one of ireland’s premier distribution companies. We operate a fleet of more than 40 vehicles, ranging from 12 ton curtainside rigid vehicles, all with tail lifts, to 44 ton articulated vehicles.

border_line

1998

timeline_pin

We began trading in February 1998 from our 5000sq ft depot in Tandragee with 7 employees.


2006

timeline_pin

We acquired an additional 5000 sq ft of space at our depot in Tandragee, doubling our warehouse and office accommodation, to facilitate our growing team of 30 employees.


2010

timeline_pin

Due to expansion, we moved sites to purpose built premises in Silverwood Business Park in Craigavon. Doubling the size of our previous depot which provides us with a 20000 sq ft warehouse on a 3 ½ acre site and 24 hour security. We now have a fleet of over 30 vehicles and 45 employees.


2012

timeline_pin

We joined the Ace Express Pallet Network which significantly reduced our trunking costs and enhanced our service levels.


2014

timeline_pin

We acquired Trailerfreight International in Birmingham; this provided us with our own base in Mainland UK. This has enabled us to provide a reliable cost efficient next day service to and from the West Midlands.


2016

timeline_pin

Our total number of employees now stands at 72 over our two sites along with a fleet of over 40 vehicles. We are integrating a new transport software system to continuously improve our level of service to our loyal customers.