Avant Group Development

1990

Avant Shipping Agencies Ltd. formed in Dublin. General Freight Forwarding.Directors/Shareholders: David Warren and Anthony Carney.

1992

Avant Maritime Services Ltd formed in Dublin. Ro-Ro cargo to/ from Japan. Directors/Shareholders: David Warren and Anthony Carney.

1996

Acquired Avant Hong Kong Ltd.  Directors/ Shareholders: David Warren, Anthony Carney and Gabery Wong.

1999

Avant Air Ltd formed in Dublin. Michael McLeod joined Board as Sales Director. Directors/Shareholders: David Warren, Anthony Carney, Michael McLeod and Ray O’Rorke.

2004

Formed Avant China Ltd in Shanghai, Class A Licensed Freight Forwarder. Directors / Shareholders: David Warren and Gabery Wong.

2008

Restructure Irish companies to Avant Air & Sea Ltd.  Directors/ Shareholders: David Warren and Michael McLeod. Directors: Roy Smythe and Ray O’Rorke.

2008

Moved to new logistics facility at Ballycoolin, Dublin.

2008

Became members of WACO International Agent Network.

2013

Avant Air & Sea awarded: AEO Certification GDP Passport.

2015

Avant Air & Sea achieve NQA certification ISO 9001: 2015. 

2016

Avant appointed exclusive Irish member of the Pharmafreight network.