Culina Group has shown it knows how to maximise its successes, admit its failures and constantly lift performance. Culina Group celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2019 by collecting the Haulier of the Year trophy at the Motor Transport Awards 2019 in July. CEO and larger-than-life Dutchman Thomas van Mourik set the firm up and has navigated it from small beginnings as Müller Dairies’ distribution arm into a £650m a year temperature controlled and ambient logistics giant that sat at number 13 in […]
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]
Culina Group has acquired the supply chain activities of Cert Octavian for an undisclosed amount, as it continues with its strategy to double the business in the next five years. The deal will see Culina Logistics’ parent taking over Cert Octavian’s distribution and warehousing contracts, facilities and staff, which will expand the group’s network to eight ambient DCs across the UK. The wine specialist will retain its cellarage business. It is expected around 300 staff will transfer across to Culina […]
Third party logistics firm Culina will open a new ambient food and drinks logistics facility in Port Salford next year, employing around 280 staff.