Smiles abounded at the grand celebration marking three decades of Store-All Logistics' outstanding success. The event, held at the company's headquarters at Marine Point, Belview, brought together the entire Store-All family, including dedicated staff, esteemed directors and their families.
John Paul Kelly, Managing Director, alongside Directors Derek Dalton and Liam Dalton, orchestrated a commemorative event to honour their remarkable 30-year journey. From humble beginnings in 1993 with just one facility in Kilcohan, Store-All Logistics has become an extensive enterprise, boasting 16 expansive warehouses strategically positioned across the southeast. Over the years, the company has capitalised on many opportunities, setting exceptionally high industry standards, nurturing cutting-edge innovations, and forging enduring relationships.
Store-All’s clientele are predominately blue-chip companies across the food and pharmaceutical industries, but also servicing general industry and government services. Their core business is the management of raw-material and finished goods for such multi-national clients such as MSD, Sanofi, Danone, Haleon, Tirlán and Smartply, to name just a few. Presently, the company boasts an impressive warehouse capacity of 850,000 square feet, managing in the region of 100,000 pallets, and employing highly qualified staff across the region. Store-All Logistics currently employs a diverse workforce of 195, spanning roles in warehousing, transport, quality control, administration, etc.
The company's beloved, and newly christened, squirrel mascot, Cyril, came to life and played a big part at the event. The day was filled with engaging activities, including an interactive quiz, a raffle, inspiring speeches delivered by each of the directors, and included some heartfelt words from one of the company’s founders, Ned Kelly. The celebration also featured an awards ceremony, during which the commitment and dedication of long-serving employees were recognised. Louise Darmody, with an impressive 28 years of service, and Brian Keane, who has contributed 27 years of service, were among those honoured. Sales and Marketing Manager, Evelyn Fitzmaurice, presided as the master of ceremonies and skilfully guided the proceedings.
Managing Director John Paul Kelly commented, “It's a great achievement for the company and a great way to mark the occasion. It would've been easy to do nothing but we felt it was important to show our appreciation for our staff. Although it marks 30 years of history I think it also marks the dawning of a bright new era for Store-All Logistics".
Director Derek Dalton added, “Whilst we gathered to commemorate 30 years of success, our focus is now very much on the years ahead, and the expansion of the business that is already in train. We are in the process of broadening our services to some existing clients, while also looking at opportunities outside of our current geographical area. There are exciting days ahead for both management and staff, and we now look forward with confidence to the next 30 years".