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Courier Express nominated for TCS&D industry award

For the fourth consecutive year, we have been nominated for the Refrigerated Courier of the Year at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Awards.

We have been recognised by industry peers and customers for our notable contribution to the temperature controlled storage and distribution industry, and will this year be looking to defend the title we won in 2016.

During 2017, we significantly expanded our operational capabilities by adding new regional sites in London and the Midlands to our network, as well as a hiring a number of new staff across the business. We also added eight new state-of-the-art vehicles to our fleet in 2017, which will now be utilised in the Midlands, London and the South East.

We provide a range of refrigerated courier services including foodservice, product sample, pharmaceutical and emergency palletised deliveries. By operating from our headquarters in Manchester as well as regional sites in London, Northampton, Leeds and the Midlands, we offer a truly nationwide delivery service.

Our managing director John Lee, said: “Being nominated for the Refrigerated Courier of the Year award for the fourth consecutive year is a fantastic achievement for Courier Express. We are extremely proud to have been recognised for our growing services in the sector and very much look forward to being amongst esteemed company at the awards ceremony in September.”

The winners of the 2017 TCS&D Awards will be announced at a glitzy awards ceremony at the RICOH Arena in Coventry on September 13th.

A view from the summit

It’s a very exciting time to be involved in the refrigerated distribution industry and we can expect to see huge changes in both how products are transported and the requirements from a refrigerated courier standpoint over the next decade.

As one of the UK’s leading specialist refrigerated transport providers, we have been operating in the temperature-controlled distribution sector for over 14 years.

In an interview featured in TCS&D magazine, John Lee, our managing director, discusses how Courier Express have been succeeding in today’s competitive temperature-controlled distribution industry and how we are preparing for the future.

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Courier Express strengthens London service with new drivers

Due to continued success in the capital, and the recruitment of new drivers, we have significantly expanded our service offering in London and the South.

The growth allows us to increase operations across the capital and provide greater capacity for deliveries, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We now have the capability to make daily multi-drop deliveries of chilled, frozen and ambient products on a single vehicle, with deliveries made to any location within the region.

Our managing director John Lee, said: “We are delighted to have expanded our services in London by adding new drivers to our growing fleet. By investing in the region, we have been able to increase our capacity and resource capabilities to provide high quality temperature-controlled services for our clients across the South.”

As one of the country’s leading specialist temperature-controlled transport providers, we now run an extensive fleet of vehicles from strategically-located sites in London, Manchester, Northampton, Leeds and the Midlands.

Over the last 14 years we have developed a diverse distribution portfolio servicing all sectors of business and industry, including specialist divisions dedicated to the transport of foodservice, samples, pharmaceuticals and emergency palatalised goods.

Expanded into Midlands

As one of the UKs leading providers of specialised temperature controlled transportation solutions, we have once again expanded our operational capabilties into the Midlands offering our support services to new and existing customers in Birmingham and the surrouding areas.

This will allow Courier Express to continue to deliver refrigerated transport solutions 24 hours a day 7 days a week and will compliment there already expanding presence in the country with existing depots/operations in Manchester, Leeds, Bedford, London and Surrey.

John Lee, managing director of Courier Express said "We are delighted to have expanded once again and have vehicles operationing in the Midlands.  This will allow us to support our ever increasing customer base and make sure we can continue to deliver on time every time".

Combining food samples with Foodservice multi-drop deliveries, Courier Express has been a leading provider of temperature controlled courier support throughout the UK for over 14 years.

Specialist Deliveries!!

In June 2017 our support services are required to supply two18 tonne dual temperature controlled vehicles to collect from Harwich Docklands many varieties of "live fish specimens" which have been transported directly from the Antartic waters.  Our involvement is to deliver consigments under a mulit-temperature range to Cambridge where the behaviours of these fish are monitored

This is the 8th year in succession we have provided our temperature controlled delivery services to the British Antarctic. Read more.....