Q&A with Thomas Harrington, establishing our Ireland territory

Thomas Harrington, has shared his journey in establishing and expanding our presence in Ireland. With over 25 years of expertise in the Parking and Transport Industries, Thomas played a pivotal role in strategically leading this dynamic territory.

Thomas, Ireland Managing Director

How did you initially establish and grow the Ireland territory?

Establishing and growing a business territory involves several key steps and strategies. However, with some 25 years of experience in the Parking and Transport Industries, it wasn’t my first time building a business from scratch. 

In building our presence in the Ireland territory, we conducted thorough market research to identify the demographics, needs, and preferences of our target market. We then identified potential customers, competitors, and market trends that could impact our business and clearly defined the boundaries of our business territory. 

We set specific goals to measure progress and created a strategic plan covering sales, marketing, and expansion. Building relationships with stakeholders was prioritised to create growth opportunities and we focused on delivering exceptional customer service to build customer loyalty. Continuous monitoring, feedback, and data-driven decisions allowed us to optimise strategies and achieve maximum results.

What do you think has been the key to Ireland's success?

The key to our success lies in a combination of several key factors, including a customer-focused approach, a clear value proposition tailored to meet customer needs, and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards across all aspects of our business. Embracing innovation, effective leadership, and strategic partnerships have also played crucial roles in driving our success. Additionally, our focus on talent management and continuous improvement has enabled us to adapt to changing circumstances and opportunities, contributing to our sustained growth and competitiveness.

What plans are in store for Ireland this year? 

Plans for Ireland this year are ambitious yet strategic. We're focused on doubling our site numbers across the Island of Ireland and simultaneously aiming to double revenue and marking levels for our stakeholders. 

As I move to Flowbird I know that YourParkingSpace is in safe hands, led by a dedicated team with extensive expertise. Their commitment to excellence ensures a bright future as we continue to expand and succeed in the Irish market.