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Founder Kate Lester recognised for Services to Industry

[Press Release, Guildford] Kate Lester honoured for services to industry at a prestigious courier event in London.NCA-Logo-Blue-256

Kate Lester was recognised on 17 October 2017 for her passion, commitment, determination and belief in the courier industry by being presented the 2017 IoC NCA Services to Industry Award at a glittering event last night in London.

The Institute of Couriers (IOC) seeks to encourage knowledge sharing and development of individuals own competence in the application of courier skills.  The IoC showcases that members are committed to industry standards and have the quality of skills to benefit the service provided.

Institute of couriers Kate Lester award

According to the IoC, Kate was singled out for this award because of her unwavering approach to logistics and the development of logistics:

“… Her caring ethos does not give in to anything that is not right for the business. Her belief and passion in the joys of an industry that she has truly supported. She has evolved and encouraged a new generation of express courier businesses to flourish. Her peers and the industry recognise these accomplishments in this award.”

Kate says, “I am honoured to be the first female recipient of the Services to Industry Award. Diamond has always sought to be an outstanding contributor to this vibrant and important industry, and this award recognises not just our Culture but our Values too. As a company on a mission to provide the most equal, diverse and inclusive opportunity in logistics I hope this award showcases what we have achieved and hope to achieve in the future.”

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Diamond Logistics Ltd is a specialist same day, overnight, international delivery and fulfilment company providing a wide range of organisations with delivery and fulfilment solutions. Working with SMEs, blue-chip corporate and local government and healthcare providers Diamond delivers anything, anywhere, anytime.


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