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Jul

Culina Group crowns 25th anniversary year with five major industry accolades

In its 25th anniversary year Culina Group’s spectacular growth trajectory has been recognised with the achievement of five high profile national awards presented by leading UK Industry organisations and associations, Motor Transport, the Road Haulage Association, the UK Warehouse Association, and TCS&D. In July at the Motor Transport Awards 2019, the “Oscars” for the UK transport and logistics industry, Culina

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1
Jul

Culina Group Wins UKWA Logistics Service Provider of the Year Award

Culina Group won a major UK Operator Accolade recently, at the UKWA Awards. Michael Pepper, Development Manager at Culina Group was presented with the award for ‘Logistics Service Provider of the Year’ at the prestigious event which took place at the Dorchester Hotel in London on 27th June 2019 following the UKWA’s 75th Anniversary Lunch.   “We are very proud

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28
Jan

Supporting mental health in logistics

When he stepped into the ring at the end of 2018 Tyson Fury was as much a symbol of mental health resurrection as he was as a British boxing icon. His unexpected draw against Deontay Wilder was a real testimony to his own personal victory against his mental health demons. “I ain’t a special human being,” Fury said afterwards, “I’m

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21
Dec

How DID that get there? – Co-Packing

If I were to say the word ‘Co-Packing’ to you, you would be forgiven for thinking I was talking about the joint effort to get the suitcases ready for the annual family holiday. When in actual fact I would be talking about the 3rd party logistics process in which a co-packing company receives a product from a manufacturer (sometimes in

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3
Dec

IPS Acquires FoodPack

IPS, the UK’s market leading co-packing business has announced an agreement to take over FoodPack Limited as from Monday 3rd December 2018. The terms of the agreement, including consideration, have not been disclosed. IPS is already the market leader in co-packing and by acquiring FoodPack its expanded business is significantly extending the company’s overall service offering. FoodPack operates from an

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21
Nov

‘Queens of the Road’ – Spotlight on Female HGV Drivers

Logistics is an area where equality is improving rapidly, especially in the crucial role of HGV Driver. As an industry that is in the midst of a nationwide driver shortage there has been no better time for more women to take the wheel and choose a career on the open road. The attributes of HGV Drivers are varied and the

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15
Oct

Culina Logistics Win Major UK Operator Accolade

Culina Logistics won a major UK Operator Accolade recently, at the TCS&D Awards – the “Oscars” for the Chilled Logistics Sector. Steve Winwood, Culina Logistics CEO was presented with the award for Temperature Controlled Storage Operator of the Year by FSDF Chief Executive – Chris Sturman. “This is a proud day for Culina Logistics,” said Steve, “It is real testimony

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2
Jul

Culina Group Acquires Robsons (of Spalding)

Culina Group has announced the acquisition of Robsons (of Spalding) as from Monday 2nd July 2018. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. The acquisition is a logical next step for both businesses and it made strong commercial sense for Culina Group to bring Robsons (of Spalding) into the family. This acquisition is another significant and exciting milestone

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25
Jun

Is There a Cure for the Driver Shortage?

The logistics industry is facing a driver shortage of between 45,000 – 50,000 workers and if something isn’t done the deficit will only increase. Currently, 2% of employed drivers are under 25 and with the average age of a HGV driver in Britain being 55 there just aren’t enough qualified people filling the holes left by those retiring. Also, only

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29
May

Culina drivers win national recognition with Microlise award for Driver Excellence

Culina Group won national recognition recently in the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards at the Ricoh Arena Coventry. The Microlise Awards each year recognise the UK’s most talented HGV drivers, acknowledge the vital work they do, and the professionalism with which they carry out their work. “The Award for Driver Excellence was awarded to Culina Group for consistently having

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