Wincanton has signed a five-year contract extension with petroleum refiner Valero in a deal that will see it move more than two billion litres of fuel a year. The contract, which extended the already 20 year-old partnership between the two firms, also sees the operator take over the scheduling and planning of Valero deliveries, including taking and managing customer orders. Wincanton will run out of Valero’s network of UK terminals, providing routes for some 600 customer orders a day before […]
A new web portal that aims to marry up tanker operators with suitable loads is to be launched this summer by transport management consultancy Lateu Logistics.
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with defence manufacturer BAE Systems, to provide full logistics and warehousing services in support of its UK shipbuilding operations.
NWF Group expects pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30 November to be greater than the same period in 2011, despite lower than expected performance in its food distribution arm. In its interim statement, the firm said its Boughey Distribution business performed “slightly behind expectations” as it did not take on as many new customers and receive as much business from existing customers as it expected, which it blamed on a “tough market environment”. NWF Fuels performed better than […]