Leading Ireland based 3PL specialist Morgan McLernon – now a part of the Culina Group – is pleased to formally announce the appointment of Shane Kilpatrick as its new Commercial Director. In his new role Shane will report directly to Morgan McLernon CEO – Michael McLernon.

Shane has been appointed to expand the Morgan McLernon business with customers both new and old. He will also be identifying new and emerging opportunities for both Morgan McLernon and the Culina Group as a whole.

Shane previously held a similar role at DFDS Logistics and gained significant commercial experience through various roles at the Montgomery Transport Group.

“The challenges of the industry are immense but so are the opportunities that are available to Morgan McLernon being part of the Culina Group,” said Shane.

“I believe that together we can offer our customers the most comprehensive solution to their logistics requirements with exceptional levels of customer service. We have a business we can be truly proud of”

Shane graduated from the University of Ulster in 2000 with an Honours degree in Transportation. Shane spent the next three years gaining valuable experience of the cross channel refrigerated transport business as a traffic planner for Norfolkline before setting up his own bulk and refrigerated haulage business which he ran for nine years.

“I am really looking forward to working with Shane to build the Morgan McLernon business,” commented Michael McLernon, “He brings valuable expertise and experience to our organisation which will certainly help us to succeed as we develop our expanding role within the Culina Group”

A father to two boys, Caolan (11) and Ciabhan (8), Shane’s passion for the industry runs deep. He spent school holidays in his father’s lorry, travelling with him around Ireland getting the bug for the industry has become his career.