Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year. Wincanton’s Swiss chief executive Eric Born described Wincanton’s performance as “steady and stable”, a welcome change from the turmoil of 2011 when his appointment to replace Graeme McFaull saw a clear out of loss-making European businesses as the group plunged to a […]
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has injected some snap, crackle and pop into its five members after revealing that its first contract has been signed with Kellogg’s. Harlequin will deliver some 15,000 Kellogg’s loads per year from the cereal manufacturers depot in Manchester to retailers’ RDCs, wholesalers and cash and carry outlets nationwide. Founder Paul Smith told MT earlier this month (6 Feb) that it was also set to start work on a second, as yet undisclosed, contract, this month with […]
Howard Tenens has secured a five-year extension to its contract with building supplies firm Toolstation.
Wincanton has clinched a major contract with BAE Systems to supply its Military Air and Information (MAI) operations.