Customers’ willingness to shake up the status quo will stand Wincanton in good stead whatever challenges lie ahead, according to its boss. Speaking to MT at the publication of its half year results to 30 September, CEO Adrian Coleman said diversity in the customer base it works with and the fact that it does not serve sectors selling high value items such as cars meant Wincanton was in a solid position ahead of any tightening in the UK economy. Coleman […]
Wincanton has welcomed the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) decision to award a 12-month contract extension to its customer General Dynamics, as the move will secure 25 jobs at the operator.
Maxi Haulage saw another year of strong growth with pre-tax profit up 14% to £1.61m in the financial year ending to September 2015.
Wincanton looks to be on course to achieve its stated aim of returning to profit this year, despite the impending loss of its finance director. In June Eric Born, chief executive at Wincanton, told MT the company would be back in the black in this financial year, after a pre-tax loss of £47.4m for the year ended 31 March. Extensive restructuring and the disposal of its European business is now starting to bear fruit according to the chief executive, who […]