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 revealed a slew of new business wins and renewed contracts, but is continuing to see competitive pressure across many of is divisions as customers focus on their costs.
Shares in road transport businesses continue to trade at record highs for the calendar year, despite a relatively quiet August and an oh-so-slight dip in the value of the MT basket of shares.