Datapac bring their IT expertise to Thorntons
DATAPAC, Ireland’s largest indigenous ICT solutions provider which employes 100 people in Enniscorthy, has announced the provision of a comprehensive range of managed IT services to Irish recycling and waste management company, Thorntons Recycling, which has has a key operation in County Wicklow.
Thorntons Recycling is a fully integrated waste management and recycling company. It is one of the most successful Irish recycling businesses, recovering over 85 per cent of the 350,000 tonnes of material processed annually.
Thorntons operates a number of recycling and recovery facilities including Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow, as well as in Dublin, Meath and Kildare. The business has been experiencing significant growth over the last two years, increasing its employee numbers by 50 per cent from 240 in early 2012 to 360 at present.
Datapac won a competitive national tender and is now delivering a fully customised managed service to Thorntons Recycling. It proactively manages the entire IT infrastructure from the desktop right through to servers and mobile devices.
Datapac also looks after all vendor management on behalf of Thorntons Recycling ensuring it has the very latest technologies that are the best fit for the business. This includes guaranteeing the availability of its waste management and mobile driver interaction software. This software offers real-time collection location and validation, allowing drivers to identify and track every bin lift. Collection data is transmitted from each vehicle back to head office throughout the day, keeping everyone fully up-to-date.
Nicole Fitzgerald, finance director, Thorntons Recycling and Roisin O’Brien, account manager, Datapac.