Wincanton drivers working for Argos have voted to accept a deal offered to them by the operator to prevent them from taking planned strike action. Around 30 drivers at Argos’s NDC at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, had planned to strike on 20 December for three days over an unresolved holiday pay dispute. Unite said each of the drivers was owed around £700 by Wincanton for numerous years of holiday pay, but that the operator would not backdate pay beyond April 2016. However […]
A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year.
Wincanton has won a five year storage and distribution contract with children’s toy and furniture manufacturer Worlds Apart. Annually, the contract will see the firm deliver 20,000 orders to around 1,350 locations, including homes and retailers. Wincanton will also oversee the storage of the firms goods, storing approximately 3,300 pallets in its warehouses, a throughput of 18,000 a year. “As we strive forward with our ambitious growth plans and continue to launch new and exciting products onto the market, it […]
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.