Simon Tobin – Director, Tobin Shipping, August Colop Irl., LFAI Ltd, Clicargo Ltd

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    Simon has been in the Global Shipping and Transport sector for 25 years and worked with leading private & corporate European plc’s and achieved senior executive roles in both commercial & operational positions in Ireland,the UK & Germany.

    Success in organic business growth coupled with strategic mergers & acquisitions has led to extensive P&L and operational experience globally.

    Simon retuned to the family business is 2010 as Managing Director of Tobin Shipping and Transport Ltd in Dublin, first established in 1946 by his Grandfather and continued with his Father, to this day Simon’s father is still involved in the business part time.

    Simon is also a Director of The August Company Ltd which was established in 1968 by Anthony Byrne, Simon Tobin’s Father-in-Law, and this Family business is still managed by Anthony Byrne and his son Jeff Byrne, who manages the production and factory which is based in Dublin. Simon manages the overall P&L and commercial side of the business and is responsible for further developing its COLOP brand in Ireland.

    In 2014, Simon and a team of other senior directors in the Irish Logistics sector founded the Logistics & Freight Association of Ireland (LFAI); this is a representative association for Companies in Ireland engaged in international freight by all modes of transport.

    To achieve success you need to always go the extra mile. Perseverance, sheer determination & tenacity are core characteristics of the mind-set to be successful. You need to battle against all the odds, set clear goals & targets and have the flexibility to work outside your own comfort zones in order to bring your business and dreams to fruition.

    Relationships with people are key,both business and personal relationships should be cherished. Treat people how you yourself would want to be treated and always remember that your network is one of your most valuable assets you will ever have, and to be respected at all times….
    and most importantly…., “Enjoy It”…

    Specialties: Road Freight
    FMCG Logistics
    Global Freight Forwarding
    Event & Exhibition Logistics
    Logistics Mergers & Acquisitions
    Keen Interested in Six Sigma & Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
    Global Logistics Business Development & Network Building
    Ocean Freight
    Air Freight
    Aircraft on Ground (AOG) Servcies
    Customs Clearance
    Aircraft Leasing

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