Patrick Quinn - Shipping & Transport Operations

Part time Transport Trainer at CPC Training Ltd.



Work category

Transport and Logistics



Norfolkline Containers (2000 - 2004): Container shipping (FCL), account management, hazardous goods, refrigerated cargo, stevedoring.

AQS Environmental (2004 - 2007): Operations management, transport management, project management, EH&S administrator.

Dunnes Stores (2007 - 2011): Supply chain manager, warehouse manager.

Patrick Quinn's Professional Experience

2011 - Present

CPC Training Ltd. - Part time Transport Trainer

To comply with EU Directive 2003/59, all professional bus and truck drivers must undergo periodic training (35 hours over 5 years) to obtain a drivers CPC. CPC Training is the market leader in the provision of the Drivers CPC course.

Key Skills
2007 - 2011

Dunnes Stores - Goods Inwards Manager

Receipt and storage of grocery items, control of stock loss, credit claims, security, rsotering, HR, HACCP.

Key Skills
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2007 - 2011

Dunnes Stores - Goods Inwards Manager

Acceptance of goods delivered to a large supermarket - complying to strict policies and procedures. Budgeting, waste reduction, HR, stock taking. Control of variation (stock loss, therefore money loss).

Key Skills
2004 - 2007

AQS Environmental Solutions - Operations / Transport Manager

Day to day management of the operations department, transport planner and manager. Contract sales. Project coordination

Key Skills
Routing, scheduling, rostering, accounts Transport
2004 - 2007

AQS Environmental Solutions - Operations Manager / Health & Safety Manager / Project Coordinator

Day to day control of operations, health and safety concerns, confined space and chemical handling operations, setting up teams on major projects and collating information at customer requests.

Key Skills
Health and safety
2000 - 2004

Norfolkline - Operations Coordinator - Container Shipping

Updating of loading information and communication with stevedores to ensure ALL export containers on board for departure, compilation and updating of IMDG, refrigerated and customs information, export customs clearance on behalf of customers, account management, rail operations, point of contact for vessels while in port, point of contact for harbour pilots, preparation of import paperwork for delivery drivers.

Key Skills
Account Management Drivers
1999 - 2004

Norfolkline - Operations Coordinator / Account Manager.

Ensuring that all containers for export left on time - every time. Completion of various formalities to achieve this. Time pressurized to maintain schedules.

Patrick Quinn's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - , Computing

Waterford Institute of Technology

Good technical knowledge and a good commercial appreciation for day to day operations.


Bachelor/Degree - ,

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Patrick Quinn's Additional Information


Logistics developments, Formula One, Golf, Cork GAA, Munster Rugby, Local history (currently undertaking project on history of area I grew up in). Sponsor of basketball tournament for secondary schools in the South Tipperary region.