Release date: 06/16/2022
ATC unveils battery-powered truck during Irish trade mission to Frankfurt
On Monday June 13, 2022, ATC Computer Transport and Logistics GmbH, supported by Ireland’s government agency for trade and innovation, Enterprise Ireland, welcomed Robert Troy TD, Minister for Business Development, Digital and Regulation of companies, at its headquarters of operations in Mörfelden, Frankfurt. The visit was part of Enterprise Ireland’s trade mission to Germany to strengthen business collaboration between Ireland and Germany and mark the contribution that Irish businesses make to the market, creating jobs and forging strong business partnerships. innovation with German companies.
The visit to ATC recognized ATC’s contribution to the German market over the past 5 years, employing over 30 people in Germany and establishing an operations center.
Since 1979, ATC has been helping global technology and cloud services companies ensure their assets are delivered and installed securely across Europe with precision and care.
The topic of discussion during this trade visit was sustainability and the steps ATC is taking to achieve its ambitious goal of being a carbon neutral company.
Dr Keith Young, Managing Director of ATC, said: “We were delighted to welcome Minister Troy to our premises and appreciate Enterprise Ireland for the wonderful opportunity it has brought to build good business relationships. We are delighted to have the opportunity to share ATC’s story from humble beginnings in Dublin to an extensive footprint across Europe with 118 employees in 7 jurisdictions – and counting.”
The tour began with a tour of TAPA’s FSR-compliant 1,749 m² secure facility, where ATC has just celebrated its 5th anniversary in Frankfurt. Dr. Young presented Minister Troy with some of the sustainable practices ATC has implemented to reduce the company’s carbon footprint, including a demonstration of the new Volvo battery-powered truck commissioned by ATC.
“With the support of the German government, we are kicking off our long-term strategy to be a carbon-neutral company by introducing two zero-emission Volvo FE 26-tonne electric trucks for deliveries from the local data center in Frankfurt,” explains the Dr Young.
The ATC team explained to Minister Troy and his delegation how this model can travel up to 300 km at no cost while emitting zero tailpipe emissions. With a power output of up to 490KW, the electric option is also on par with the diesel engines.
The visit ended with a brief presentation of ATC’s 5-year history in Frankfurt, starting with a team of just 2-28 people currently with an ongoing live recruitment campaign through the support of programs from learning. Dr Young described ATC as “an Irish company from the Mittelstand in Germany”.
Commenting on his visit to ATC, Minister Troy said: “I was delighted to visit ATC Logistics as a first stop in Frankfurt, a family business that provides innovative solutions to its customers across Europe.
It’s great to hear about their investment in sustainability initiatives to reduce its carbon footprint. A tremendous Irish success story and I wish them much success in the months and years to come.”
2059 Castle Drive, Citywest Business Campus, Saggart, Co Dublin, Ireland
ATC was established as a courier company by Alan and Patricia Young in 1979. Over the following years ATC developed a specialty in IT transport and is now recognized by customers as one of Ireland’s leading courier companies. transport and IT logistics and data center specialists. Over the past decade, ATC has expanded its services and reach to work with leading international technology and cloud services companies across Europe.
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