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 […]
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Homeware supplier Loaf has awarded a new multichannel contract for nationwide storage and distribution services to Wincanton.
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]