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Raise your glasses, diamond logistics is 25!

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This year diamondlogistics celebrated its 25th anniversary. 25 years of building businesses on one stop logistics, delivering promises and profits. diamond marked this occasion with its depots, long standing clients and team members in high-speed style this summer.

The depot owners celebrated by putting their driving skills to the test as they battled it out on the Go Karting track in Farnborough. Hats off to John Minister from Stoke-on-Trent and diamond‘s very own Managing Director, Richard Harris who stormed their way around to first position on their tracks. Just remember John you’re not racing when it comes to those diamond deliveries!

The celebrations saw some of diamondlogistics original clients, longest standing suppliers, and network partners come together in their pink / black and sparkle to share in the joyous occasion at The Aviator Hotel, Farnborough. diamond sophistication at its peak. Shout out to Mark Tarling, Guilford Sales, who it’s safe to say was the best dressed to brand – new role at diamond, Head of Style!

The celebrations also recognised diamond’s longest serving members, Roger Seaman, Karon Britton and Steve Watson and welcomed new depots, Taunton, Watford and Bradford to the diamondfamily.

It was an opportunity for Founder and CEO, Kate Lester to give thanks to her parents and teamdiamond. Kate reflected on transitions the company has made over the past 25 years, and inspired all that the best is yet to come, with diamond progressing at full speed on its exciting journey ahead.

Richard Harris, Managing Director, expressed his pride in diamond being a fast paced growth company, wanting only to expand to help more clients build their businesses, knowing that their logistics and fulfilment is in great hands of people who care.

Although diamond is 25 years old, it certainly isn’t stopping there. This is only the beginning. By mid next year, diamond wants 40 sites across the country and to launch a national network. By 2020 to be in the top 3 courier companies in Europe. All whilst Sharing Success© and giving great service to everyone along the way.

Whether you’ve been with diamond for 20+ years or weeks, you are a part of the diamond 25 year journey. We want to thank you for being an integral part of helping diamondlogistics get here. Long may you continue with diamond as we build businesses across the world on one stop logistics.


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