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. For the past six years Wincanton’s Bicester facility has been home to logistics support for General Dynamics, including inventory management and receiving, storing and dispatching military communications equipment. Ross Bannerman, Wincanton business unit director – defence, said: “The MoD Long Term Support Solutions (LTSS) contract has provided Wincanton with the […]
Wincanton has secured a three-year contract extension with Britvic to operate the soft drinks giant’s NDC in Lutterworth, Leics.
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.
Operators’ fears of a driver-shortage-fuelled capacity crisis this Christmas have been backed up by new research revealed today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).