Kingfisher Group has awarded logistics contracts for B&Q to XPO Logistics and Wincanton following a strategic review of its supply chain. XPO, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, has entered what Kingfisher describes as a “long-term agreement” for the management of all B&Q UK and Ireland retail and horticulture transport operations. It sees XPO run a fleet of 220 trucks and 750 trailer making up to 3,200 retail and horticulture deliveries per week in peak season to over 300 B&Q stores. XPO already […]
Wincanton has won a three-year contract with Cemex, covering nationwide deliveries of bagged cement.
Wincanton is to reach its 20 year milestone with H J Heinz, having renewed its long-standing contract with the food giant until at least 2019.
Plymouth-based Global Garden Products (GGP) has extended its contract with Wincanton, which will take the partnership to a decade. Wincanton has provided warehousing and distribution for the manufacturer’s powered garden products since 2003, delivering to the main B&Q DCs, and direct to GGP retailers nationwide. The contract is run from Wincanton’s Rothwell depot in Leeds. Wincanton manufacturing MD Chris Kingshott said: “This latest contract extension will bring our partnership up to the 10 year mark- a tremendous milestone of which […]