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A Winning Year as 2016 Bears Great Accolades For Culina Group

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A Winning Year as 2016 Bears Great Accolades For Culina Group

A Winning Year as 2016 Bears Great Accolades For Culina Group
December 12
09:27 2016

2016 has been a winning year for the Culina Group,  food and drink logistics specialist, and was recently rounded off at the 20th Anniversary Annual Supply Chain Excellence Awards. At the glittering London ceremony attended by supply chain leaders from right across Europe, Culina Group, alongside General Mills and Peel Ports won the ‘Team of the Year’ Award for fantastic collaboration and teamwork in relation to the ground-breaking Port Salford tri-modal logistics facility.

Over the course of 2016 Culina Group have been awarded a fantastic nine industry awards recognising high quality performance right across the business, including:

  • ‘Warehouse Operations’ Award – 2016 CILT Annual Awards
  • ‘Best New Facility’ Award – 2016 SHD Logistics Awards
  • ‘Environmental & Sustainability’ Award – 2016 Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Awards
  • ‘Virtuous Circle Award’ – 2016 Nestle Supplier Awards for group company IPS
  • ‘Safety First Award’ – 2016 Nestle Supplier Awards for group company Great Bear
  • ‘Warehouse Operations Award’ – 2016 CILT North West Annual Awards
  • The Microlise ‘Driver of the Year 2016’ Award presented to Georgio Lecarna from Culina Hoddesdon by Princess Anne. Georgio also won the Microlise ‘Short Distance Driver of the Year’ Award
  • The ‘Team of the Year’ Award – 20th Anniversary Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

“We are always trying to get closer to our customers and meet their needs more efficiently,” said Culina Group CEO Thomas Van Mourik. “We are on a constant journey to improve performance in all aspects of our business. Qualitatively in the way that we treat people and work with our partner colleagues. Quantitatively in the leading edge operational resource and infrastructure improvements that are an on-going component of our business plan. Our aim at Culina is to be the best in every aspect of our business and to be recognised by the industry is fantastic”

It’s clear that 2016 is going to be remembered as a landmark year of spectacular growth and success with the acquisition of Great Bear and the opening of Port Salford. The momentum for Culina Group is expected to continue in to 2017 and beyond.

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