Palm Springs, CA – The Inaugural California Cannabis Awards (CCAs) took place on Friday, May 18 where HARDCAR once again took home the award for best in business, this time for Best Distributor. The CCAs were geared towards nominating and awarding the top companies, entrepreneurs and advocates in the Cannabis industry.
The HARDCAR Distribution team has been working non-stop to build its presence and become a leader in this market, and 2018 is already showing signs of just how much that work is paying off. HARDCAR has already secured the award for ‘Best Cannabis Security Company’ at the Cashinbis Awards, they have been featured on NBC Bay Area, WIRED Magazine, and Dope Magazine, have secured some of the biggest names in California cannabis as clients, and have developed partnerships with hundreds of farmers.
“HARDCAR is honored to have been selected by our peers as the Distributor of the Year. It just goes to show that hard work and top-notch people make an incredible team. I’m totally humbled by our professionals, each day they continue amaze me by their overwhelming support and commitment to our brand. We are truly blessed to have a strong team that is dedicated to building something incredible. We look forward to continued growth in 2018!” – Todd Kleperis, HARDCAR Distribution CEO
HARDCAR has the most hi‐tech armored vehicles in the industry, all trucks being custom built to the company’s unique specifications in order to handle millions in transit. They are a pioneer in license compliance through advanced technologies like; Discrete driver detection in Armored transport of cash and services, hidden weapon detection systems, cybersecurity, technology integration with revolutionary robotic security, Artificial Intelligence, and advanced threat and hidden weapons detection. Their vehicles are 100% manned by US Military Veterans who are highly trained in asset protection.
“Our service is integral to this space. We provide safe, discreet transport of not only cannabis and cannabis product, but of the cash that goes along with it. We are a veteran-owned and operated company, so not only do we provide armored vehicles, we provide mission-oriented armed drivers to ensure the goods arrive safely and without incident.”” – Kelli Vowels, HARDCAR Distribution Operations Manager
A recent report by Cowen & Co. shows that the U.S. legal cannabis industry could reach $75 billion in sales by 2030, surpassing the annual sales of carbonated soft drinks , beer and cigarettes. Movement of cash & product is a major part of this equation, making the industry run. With leadership roles in the nation’s top cannabis associations, groundbreaking advocacy meetings with California’s government officials, unprecedented partnerships with Federal Banks, and agreements with municipalities, HARDCAR has positioned itself as an industry leader in the U.S. cannabis market.