Wincanton has built on its relationship with Ikea with a new three-year home delivery contract. The operator will delivery to Ikea customers’ homes across the South East, working out of three stores, including Wembley. Wincanton will also make deliveries out of Ikea’s Harlow customer DC, which it already operates. Wincanton won the contract to run two new Ikea DCs for four years in December 2016. The operator’s chief executive Adrian Coleman said: “Flexibility and convenience are key for today’s consumers […]
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Wincanton has secured two new distribution contracts: a five-year deal with military equipment supplier General Dynamics UK and a three-year contract renewal with Adidas.
Wincanton has moved to a new Southampton site to increase the work it does at the city’s port.