Mr D’s farewell to customs

| 17/11/2008

(CNS): Following 18 years of happy service with the Customs Department, Coulson Daniels is looking forward to spending more time with his family having recently enjoyed a farewell celebration with his colleagues, friends and family who gathered to wish him well on his hard-earned retirement. Coulson’s long career with the Department began in 1990 as a Warehouse Clerk, responsible for ensuring proper unloading of freight, assisting customers in retrieving their cargo and exporting freight.


In 1992, after just two years with the Department, he assumed the role of Warehouse Foreman responsible for daily management of the warehouse, tending to customers, receiving and inspecting goods, deciphering dangerous goods and motivating his team of nine employees to do the best job possible. 

Presenting him with his retirement gifts, Collector of Customs, Carlon Powery, said, Mr. “D” (as he is affectionately called), has been a committed, reliable member of the team who is highly respected by his colleagues. “His efforts have been instrumental in modernizing the operations of the Warehouse.  I would like to thank Mr. “D” for his years of dedication to the Customs Department and wish him God’s richest blessings as he enters this new chapter in hislife,”Powery added.

In his farewell speech, Coulson said given the cahnce he would do it all again. “I hope to be remembered as a patient, firm and understanding man who had a good relationship with the staff. I have enjoyed my years in the Department, and hope that my determination to excel in my role has inspired others. I have always prided myself in being punctual and setting a positive example to others.” When asked about his future plans, Mr. Coulson said he was looking forward to spending more time with his family.

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