Wincanton has become the first haulier to move containers off the quay at London Gateway, despite the port not officially being open for business. The 10,000 TEU ship ZIM Rotterdam docked at Britain’s newest container port last week, even though it is not scheduled to be fully operational until November. The ship had deviated last-minute from a scheduled call at Felixstowe. Wincanton said that as a result it was forced to devise new routes and delivery schedules as a result […]
Wincanton is to install MiX telematics in 1,800 of its vehicles as part of an ongoing safety programme.
There is one share in transport that is having a little run at the moment. One that doesn’t do it very often. After slipping to a low of 45p on 27 March, Wincanton keeps on growing. As of this morning it hit 82.35p – that’s an 83% return on your investment. So why all the commotion?
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.