Staying lean the key for Rosenallis transport firm

Hyland Express Cargo, the Laois member for The Pallet Network (TPN), has contributed to TPN being highly commended in the environmental sustainability category at this year’s annual Small Firms Association (SFA) Awards.

Hyland Express Cargo, the Laois member for The Pallet Network (TPN), has contributed to TPN being highly commended in the environmental sustainability category at this year’s annual Small Firms Association (SFA) Awards.

Hyland Express Cargo, based in Rosenallis is one of the 23 regional national network carriers for TPN.

Hyland Express Cargo, founded by Edward Hyland in 1933 and is run today by Joseph and Gerard Hyland. They operate 16 tipper trailers from their brand new, state-of-the-art facilities. Hyland Express is based in a 24,000 square foot high bay warehouse.

Gerard Hyland, is Principal with Hyland Express,

“Despite the continuing economic downturn, we have focused on becoming as lean as possible, cutting costs while maintaining services. Being part of TPN, a multi-million euro network, enabled the company to grow because of the support and encouragement from the other network members.

“This year we are going to focus on staying lean and providing the best overnight service and the best customer service. These are the initiatives that helped us thrive in 2011. We are looking ahead to a successful 2012 and hoping to be shortlisted again next year in the SFA awards,” he said.

The SFA National Small Business Awards is to celebrate the achievements of businesses (with up to 50 employees)