Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda. The contract covers collection from Tilda’s two production sites in Rainham, Essex and storage at Wincanton’s shared-user site in nearby West Thurrock. The firm will also pick and distribute products by the case and pallet to Tilda’s customers across the UK and Europe using dedicated vehicles, its own fleet and subcontractors. It will also manage shipping to the USA. Tilda chose Wincanton as it shared […]
One of the largest warehouses within the M25, offering the potential to reach 21 million consumers within two hours, has been granted planning permission.
Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site.
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.