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Port Salford Team Recognised At Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Culina Group, General Mills UK and Peel Ports have been recognised as the 'Team of the Year' at the recent Logistics & Supply Chain Excellence Awards, following the opening of the Port Salford warehouse and distribution facility near Manchester earlier this year.

The event held on Monday 14th November at the London Hilton on Park Lane was attended by some of the biggest names in the UK logistics and transport sector.

Port Salford Initiative Takes Top Supply Chain Award

Culina Group and General Mills UK & Ireland have scooped the Warehouse Operations Award at the CILT (Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport) Annual Awards for Excellence.

The event on Thursday 27 October was held at London’s Lancaster Hotel and featured some of the biggest names in the UK logistics and transport sector.

Culina Group with General Mills wins SHD Logistics Award for New Facility

On Thursday 15th September 2016, the team from Culina Group and General Mills proudly accepted the SHD Logistics Award for New Facility, presented by leading comedian Mark Watson in front of 600 industry professionals.

The event, which took place at Resorts World Birmingham, celebrated excellence in the logistics industry across eleven main categories. Culina Group won the new facility award for their visionary collaboration with General Mills at Port Salford, the UK’s first Tri-modal logistics facility. The Port Salford depot went live earlier in 2016.

General Mills collaboration at Port Salford gains CILT recognition

The visionary collaboration at Port Salford between Culina Group and General Mills was recognised at the 2016 CILT North West Annual Awards recently. The Awards were attended by leading logistics and transport professionals at a gala event at the Titanic Hotel Liverpool.

The “CILT Warehouse Operations Award” was presented to Culina Group for “World class performance in warehouse operations that demonstrate continuous improvement and productivity utilising the most appropriate equipment and software and a fully engaged workforce”.

Culina Group Anchors in at Port Salford

Continuing its rapid growth trajectory, and success story as leading UK transport and logistics innovator, on 4th April 2016, Culina Group opened for business as anchor occupier at Port Salford National Import Centre the UK’s first Tri-modal logistics facility.

Great Bear Distribution who joined the Culina Group last month through acquisition will be managing warehousing and distribution of a range of ambient brands from the showpiece 280,000sq ft. facility.

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Culina Port Salford: Logistics at its Best

Being responsive to a changing market is a tenet which has underpinned the success of the Culina Group as one of the UK's largest food and drink logistics operators. The ability to future-proof our operations has been at the heart of our business development and growth.

It is that precept which has driven our decision to take occupation of the first warehouse distribution unit to be built at the new National Import Centre being developed by the Peel Group as part of its multi-million pound Port Salford development.

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Culina announces Port Salford development

Culina is delighted to announce that planning permission has been granted to build a 280,000 sq. ft. ambient food and drink logistics facility at the National Import Centre at Port Salford, creating 280 jobs.

Culina Port Salford will have a capacity of 45,000 pallets and the multimodal facility, accessible by road, rail and short-sea shipping, and is scheduled to go-live by April 2016 and be fully operational by the end of that year.