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, […]
Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman.
Wincanton has signed a contract renewal with WH Smith, which will see its relationship with the high street retailer reach two decades. The logistics provider has won a three-year extension, as part of a collaborative transport agreement, that sees it delivering for a mixture of 30 retailers and manufacturers. By sharing loads it has enabled Wincanton to reduce the number of deliveries it makes, splitting costs among participants while cutting carbon emissions. Paul Durkin, business unit director at Wincanton, says: […]
SJ Bargh has revealed another win in the dairy sector, with the news that it has renewed its contract with Dairy Crest. It comes a week after the business revealed it had signed its first totally organic milk collection contract with the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative. The contract extension sees SJ Bargh collecting both ordinary and organic milk from farms in Dairy Crest’s North Midland’s milk field. The deal builds on an eight year relationship between the two parties. The […]