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 […]
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
Wincanton has won two new five-year contracts with well-known breakfast brand The Weetabix Food Company to provide transport, warehousing and co-packing.
Wincanton is confident in its growth prospects for the current financial year, as it begins to see the benefits from the disposal of its records management arm and the termination of loss-making contracts in its Pullman Fleet Services business.