Wincanton has been awarded a five year contract expansion with Morrisons, handling the logistics for its convenience stores in the North. The new part of the contract will cover warehousing and distribution for Morrisons’ ‘M Local’ convenience stores in the north of England, and it follows the opening of Wincanton’s dedicated Morrisons convenience store DC in London earlier this year to service the South. The contract will be ran out of Wincanton’s 150,000 ft² Morrisons DC in Bury, Greater Manchester, […]
Long-standing heavy transport firm Heanor Haulage is closing its haulage arm this month to focus on warehousing and storage.
Wincanton says it is making good progress this financial year in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. An interim statement issued today (26 July), for the period commencing 1 April, reveals the logistics giant has traded in line with expectations and with a strong new business momentum. In particular, Wincanton has won an “important” new multi-channel contract with Kiddicare, secured a new deal with Rolls Royce, as well as scooped shared-user warehousing business with The Retail People and […]
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]