Wincanton is confident in its growth prospects for the current financial year, as it begins to see the benefits from the disposal of its records management arm and the termination of loss-making contracts in its Pullman Fleet Services business. Chief executive Adrian Colman told MT the operator was focusing on “good value propositions” for customers in the retail and consumer market, as well as capitalising on the growth in the construction and e-commerce sectors. Colman said: “We’ve got our act […]
Express delivery firm Aspray Transport will shortly begin constructing a new 10,000 pallet high-bay storage facility at its Willenhall, West Midlands hub. Construction of the 17m high facility, which will also include an area for block stacking, will begin in October. The firm, which recently bought over five acres of additional land around the site, is also putting an extra 40 parking spaces in place for trailers. Both developments should be operational in June next year. Aspray’s investment in hub […]
The RHA has named Samworth Brothers Distribution MD Richard Burnett as its new chief executive. He will take up his position when outgoing chief executive Geoff Dunning retires in August.
Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter.