Halfords Group is renewing its entire long-haul fleet with 50 new Volvo FH tractor units. The 500hp trucks with Globetrotter XL cabs were supplied by Volvo dealership The Hartshorne Group, which the retailer has been working with for three years, and will be run by Wincanton on its national distribution contract. Halfords said it favoured the Volvos because of the manufacturer’s focus on safety for drivers and road users alike. Tracey Barley-Wild, head of logistics at the group, said its […]
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 revealed the full details of its warehousing contract with fashion retailer SuperGroup, which it began working on late last year. The logistics giant is part way through a two-year deal with SuperGroup to operate a distribution warehouse at Gloucester Business Park. The group, owner of fashion chain SuperDry, is investing £1.5m to develop the new hub following the transfer of its retail distribution operations from a neighbouring Barnwood warehouse. Wincanton stepped in late last year to help SuperGroup […]
A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year.