Wincanton has published details of its Britvic contract win, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk last month. The switch saw Britvic end its relationship with Eddie Stobart, which took on distribution for the soft drink manufacturer in April 2011. Wincanton’s deal, outlined today, will run for five years and will see it managing more than 100,000 deliveries a year. It has also seen the 3PL renew its contract for its existing warehouse in Lutterworth, taking its relationship with Britvic to 29 years. Wincanton […]
Shares in road transport businesses continue to trade at record highs for the calendar year, despite a relatively quiet August and an oh-so-slight dip in the value of the MT basket of shares.
Wincanton has been forced to make redundancies to offset falling profit in its Industrial and Transport division.
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]