Distribution Solutions Breakfast Workshop

Dublin Food Chain Events

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Event Date:  7:30am, 27th January 2017

Location:  DLR Lexicon Library, (Entrance to the event will be through Brambles Café.), Dún Laoghaire, Dublin,

Ticket Price: €10


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Distribution is one of the most talked about topics among food producers with many listing it as their number one challenge.

This breakfast workshop will bring some new insights to the distribution area by showcasing several different approaches to both domestic and international food distribution.

DPD https://dpd.ie/ will overview the parcel market in Europe with focus on Ireland. Where & what is the future of this market and specifically how does the food sector fit in to it. What new challenges is the food market placing on the sector and what are the solutions being developed and offered? 

Irish health food company Dr Coy’s http://www.drcoys.ie/ , have enjoyed considerable success in recent years. They will share the challenges they faced and tips they have learned along the way in a practical overview of the Irish food distribution landscape. 

Dawn Farms Distribution https://www.dawnfarmsdistribution.com is an Irish-owned, industry-leading, logistical solutions company specialising in export of Irish food to the UK and Europe. They provide a comprehensive range of temperature-controlled international logistics, consolidation and freight forwarding services of consistently high quality to our customers operating in the Chilled and Frozen Food Categories.

This event is being led by LEO Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and will be hosted in the DLR Lexicon Library. Entrance to the event will be through Brambles Café.


  • 07.30 – 08.00: Registration, tea/coffee and networking
  • 08.00 – 08.15: Opening and welcome Georgina Sweetnam, Acting Head of Enterprise
  • 08.15 – 08.35: Last mile parcel carrier solutions in changing markets, Gavin Warwick DPD
  • 08.35 - 08.55: Irish Distribution…..a producers perspective, Aaron O’Donoghue Dr. Coys
  • 08.55 - 09.15: UK & European Distribution, Bryan Murphy, Dawn Distribution
  • 09.15 – 09.30: Q&A and Close



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Dublin Food Chain is a collaborative initiative of Local Enterprise Offices in the Dublin area. The Dublin Food Chain is part of an ongoing effort to harness the power of the 'collective', in order to ensure that Co. Dublin's unique food heritage benefits from the attention it deserves.

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