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Press release from CNW Group


Monday, September 13, 2010

MULLEN GROUP LTD. SUBSIDIARY RECEIVES CANADA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY16:37 EDT Monday, September 13, 2010OKOTOKS, AB, Sept. 13 /CNW/ - (TSX - MTL) Mullen Group Ltd. ("Mullen Group") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned operating subsidiary Mullen Trucking L.P. ("Mullen Trucking") has been recognized by the National Quality Institute for outstanding achievement in Quality. Mullen Trucking has received the Order of Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition from the National Quality Institute.The National Quality Institute is a not-for-profit independent organization whose goal is to help Canadian private and public sector organizations implement programs of excellence. The Canada Awards for Excellence is an annual awards program presented by the National Quality Institute to recognize business excellence in quality, customer service, and a healthy workplace.Mullen Trucking, based in Aldersyde, Alberta, is one of the largest operating subsidiaries in the Mullen Group. Mullen Trucking operates a fleet of 136 power units and provides logistics expertise in the transportation and handling of specialized and oversized shipments throughout North America, for the natural resources, mining, energy and construction sectors."We are proud to have one of Canada's best organizations in the Mullen Group of Companies. We are also proud of the Mullen Trucking team who have carried on the long standing tradition of providing the highest level of customer service while staying true to the core values of integrity, trust and respect, principles established by our founder, Roland Mullen", commented Murray K. Mullen, Chairman and CEO of Mullen Group."On October 20th Mullen Trucking will be presented with the Order of Excellence Award at the 2010 Canada Awards for Excellence. I will be joining the senior leadership group from Mullen Trucking who will be accepting this prestigious award on behalf of all of the 200 plus members of the Mullen Trucking team. I have always felt that Mullen Group's On the Road to Quality program was a best-in-class program. It is our people, however, that deserve all of the credit for earning the Order of Excellence. They are the ones that helped develop the program and they are the ones that endorse the principles of the program and do so with passion. I am so proud of them all", added Murray Mullen.Mullen Group is a company that owns a network of independently operated businesses. Today Mullen Group is recognized as the largest provider of specialized transportation and related services to the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada and as one of the leading suppliers of trucking and logistics services in Canada - two sectors of the economy in which Mullen Group has strong business relationships and industry leadership. Mullen Group provides management and financial expertise, technology and systems support to its independent businesses. Mullen Group is a publicly traded corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MTL". Additional information is available on our website at 00028425EFor further information: Mr. Murray K. Mullen - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Stephen H. Lockwood - President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, 121A, 31 Southridge Drive, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, T1S 2N3, Tel: (403) 995-5200, Fax: (403) 995-5296