Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Continental has awarded a new contract to DHL Supply Chain to provide a next day delivery service for its tyres across England and Wales.
An outbreak of Covid-19 at Wincanton’s B&Q distribution centre in Swindon has seen the number of infected staff rise to a total of 16 today (24 August).
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.