Wincanton has secured a three-year contract extension with Britvic to operate the soft drinks giant’s NDC in Lutterworth, Leics. The contract will see Wincanton operating a factory clearance shuttle operation between Britvic’s Rugby factory and the Leicestershire NDC, transporting 44 million cases per year. Wincanton will also manage the automated NDC site, which has a throughput of 82 million cases per year, with plans to upgrade the facility’s infrastructure and technology to improve the efficiency of the operation, as well […]
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.
Wincanton has taken delivery of 115 new tractor units equipped with powered, height-adjustable roof fairings, reporting that height-matched fairings improve fuel consumption by about 5% compared with conventional fixed fairings.