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. Founded in in June 2015 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire with three members of staff, it has since relocated to bigger premises in a shared office development in Alvaston. Flatnet logistics manager Chris Worthington said: “Flatnet’s first year was fantastic and we successfully set up the right infrastructure to manage all types of contracts big or small utilising […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
The Co-operative Group plans to close its Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, distribution centre later this year in a bid to improve efficiency and make its transport activities more cost-effective.
Wincanton has renewed its long-standing distribution contract with the Co-op for a further five years.