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Warrenpoint forwarder tees up commercial director

[ September 22, 2023   //   ]

Warrenpoint-based international freight-forwarder, Trans Europe Express (TEE) has appointed Ryan McGovern as commercial director.

TEE offers freight and customs services including groupage and full trailer services between Ireland, the UK and Europe, specialising in the Scandinavian market.

He will join Ryan join his father, Vincent McGovern, founder and managing director, as part of the management team at TEE, which celebrated its 30-year anniversary in 2020. He will lead on operational activities, as well as business development and sales.

Since joining the family-owned business in 2017, Ryan McGovern has worked across most areas of the company, helping to guide it through a tumultuous period for the freight sector, including the Covid-19 pandemic and the ramifications of Brexit and which continue to dominate local economic and political headlines.

Ryan said, “I am very proud to become a director in McGovern said: “I have a real appreciation of the hard work that has gone in to making the company a success and have seen first-hand the fantastic relationships that have developed with our many valued customers and suppliers.

“My hope is that we can continue to build on these foundations, as we look to the future.

“We will continue to focus on our strengths as an independent, reliable and trust-worthy transport partner, while continuing to modernise the company, and ensuring it continues to be an enjoyable and rewarding company to work in, and to work with.”

Vincent McGovern, added: “Ryan’s appointment as director is a proud occasion for our business. It enables us to plan for the future, and more importantly, it provides our customers, partners, and connections with the reassurance that we will continue to provide the trusted, dependable service that they have always been used to.”