A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth. Group turnover increased 5.8% to £582.8m in the six months to 30 September (2014: £550.9m), mainly driven by strong volumes in open book contracts and new and renewed business wins, including extended contracts with long-standing customers Dairy Crest and HJ Heinz. Pre-tax profit crept up 1.6% to £12.9m (2014: £12.7m). […]
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.
Wincanton-owned 4PL business Flatnet Construction is looking to recruit more hauliers having completed more than 32,000 loads in its first 21 months of trading.
Wincanton has clinched a major contract with BAE Systems to supply its Military Air and Information (MAI) operations.