Howlin in visit to Scurri in Wexford

By David Tucker

Published 24/11/2015 | 00:00

Minister Brendan Howlin pictured with management and staff on his visit to Scurri.
Minister Brendan Howlin pictured with management and staff on his visit to Scurri.

Minister Brendan Howlin recently visited Scurri at their Wexford offices where founder and chief executive Rory O'Connor briefed him on the company's progress and future expansion plans.

The minister's visit follows the announcement by Scurri, an Irish-based delivery management platform, that it had won a contract with Fastway Couriers and Parcel Connect to facilitate the delivery of more than €3.4bn worth of merchandise for companies like Littlewoods Ireland, ASOS, Misguided and BooHoo over the next five years.

The deal will see Scurri providing barcode labelling technology to more than 15,000 Fastway customers. Scurri will also provide technical support and development services for the business, including the innovative Parcel Connect Platform.

Scurri began their operations as a team of three in a small Duncannon office in 2011.

Today, the company employ 23 and is growing at an incredible rate, with its newly-announced deal seeing it manage tover 50 million transactions for Fastway, one of the biggest carriers in Ireland. Fuelled by the growth in online shopping in the UK and Ireland, the company has offices in London and the Scurri technology is used to manage the deliveries for online retailers, giving them more precious time to focus on merchandising and sales. Carolyne Godkin, Wexford County Council and Seamus Doran, Wexford Local Development, who have supported Scurri from inception were also present for the minister's visit during which he met and chatted with members of staff.

Founded by Rory O'Connor, Scurri is an award-winning, cloud-based eCommerce delivery platform that easily integrates parcel carriers with online sellers' technical set-up in order to maximise operational efficiency and delivery choice. The powerful universal solution optimises the customer delivery experience - allowing merchants to effectively deliver on brand promises and drive customer loyalty. Integrating seamlessly into existing order process and fulfilment software, many merchants are able to reap the benefits of the innovative technology almost instantly to boost ecommerce delivery performance.

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