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

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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 Group was recognised with the prestigious award that is universally accepted to be the pinnacle of UK Logistics – “Motor Transport – “Haulier of the Year” - 2019”. Culina Group CEO Thomas van Mourik, and Company Secretary Nigel Jury were presented with the coveted accolade by Motor Transport Editor Steve Hobson, and TV Celebrity Omid Djalili. At the same event Thomas van Mourik was inducted into the - Motor Transport - “Hall of Fame” - in recognition of his “individual contribution to the development of the UK Logistics Sector”.

At the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) Awards 2019 a week earlier, Culina Group were recognised with the associations leading accolade – “UKWA - Logistics Service Provider of the Year 2019” - confirming its position in this landmark year as a premier operator in UK Logistics. At its 75th anniversary celebration lunch at The Dorchester, Park Lane, attended by over 400 guests, including guest of honour, The Princess Royal - Princess Anne, the UKWA recognised Culina Group as “a highly professional motivated and well led company that demonstrates best practice and total commitment to UKWA principles of working safely, ethically, and profitably”.

Culina Group picked up the “RHA - Livery of the Year Award 2019” at the Road Haulage Association (RHA) 75th anniversary celebration lunch at The Hilton Park Lane. The powerful, clean, dynamic trailer livery was designed and introduced specifically in celebration of the Culina Group 25th Anniversary. Its “eye catching use of logo and overall dramatic impact” really impressed the judges and was recognised at the event attended by the elite of the road haulage sector and included special guests Sports Personality Kevin Keegan and Minister of State for Immigration Caroline Nokes.

Finally, at the recent TCS&D (Temperature Controlled Strorage and Distribution) Awards, Culina Group CEO Thomas van Mourik was recognised for his personal contribution to the UK logistics industry. Thomas was awarded the “Outstanding Leadership Award”. It’s been a fantastic year so far for Culina Group, a business who truly are “In it for the long haul” – as it has been since 1994!