Wincanton has expanded its construction fleet after winning an eight-year contract with Hanson last year, which made it the first 3pl to move into the ready-mixed concrete sector. The operator has bought 26 new Feldbinder tankers mounted on Mercedes-Benz chassis. Wincanton delivers half a million cubic meters of ready-mixed contrete to Hanson’s customers every year under the terms of the deal. Four of the new tankers have capacity for 47m³ of bulk ash, while the remaining 22 can hold 36m³ […]
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.
Highbridge, Somerset-based RT Keedwell Holdings boosted its pre-tax profit almost 25-fold in the year to 31 October 2012, reporting pre-tax profit of £198,000 compared to just £8,000 the previous year as it recovered from a serious downturn in the construction sector.
Morrisons has rolled out its online food offering into Yorkshire and plans deliveries to more locations this year.