Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
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.
Yusen Logistics has won a distribution contract with white goods manufacturer Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA). The contract will see the firm make daily collections from GDHA’s national distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent and deliver domestic products, including brands such as Belling and Stoves, to retailers nationwide, visiting each postcode twice or three times per week. It will also deliver industrial products, such as fridges, to hospitals and healthcare centres. “Our previous logistics solution gave us only one delivery per postcode […]
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]