Wincanton has been awarded a five year contract expansion with Morrisons, handling the logistics for its convenience stores in the North. The new part of the contract will cover warehousing and distribution for Morrisons’ ‘M Local’ convenience stores in the north of England, and it follows the opening of Wincanton’s dedicated Morrisons convenience store DC in London earlier this year to service the South. The contract will be ran out of Wincanton’s 150,000 ft² Morrisons DC in Bury, Greater Manchester, […]
Norbert Dentressangle has had its contract with alcoholic drinks distributor Maxxium UK extended until June 2014. The new contract will see the introduction of radio communication technology and a new bonded warehouse management system to improve efficiency. “We have an extremely positive, healthy and honest relationship with Norbert Dentressangle and consider them a genuinely strategic business partner as we continue to evolve and grow,” Gary Thomson, business services controller for Maxxium UK, said. Since the late 1990s, Norbert Dentressangle has […]
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics operations has admitted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could see businesses face “an Armageddon of liquidations” and a future based on “the survival of the fittest”.
“It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster start,” James Wroath laughs, as he begins describing his first five months as chief executive of Wincanton.