Wincanton has won a contract with homeware retailer Williams-Sonoma, which is launching in the UK this month. The operator’s two-man delivery arm will assemble and deliver furniture to homes across the country when the US retailer opens its first UK store under its West Elm brand this month. The contract will also cover deliveries to the Tottenham Court Road store, as well as warehousing at Wincanton’s site in West Thurrock, Essex. “For our UK launch we need a supply chain […]
UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) chief executive Roger Williams is to hand over the reins later this month to his successor, Peter Ward (pictured), following 15 years at the organisation.
A very quiet week on the Stock Exchange for transport-related shares – ahead of City Link’s numbers tomorrow (15 March). All eyes will be on Rentokil’s parcels arm to see if it posts a full-year profit. But it hasn’t stopped a rather telling trend in the past week…
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.