Wincanton has won a three-year extension to its transport management contract with WHSmith. The extension covers Wincanton’s work for the retailer’s hubs in Swindon, Dunstable and Birmingham, as well as its partners in the South West, North West and Scotland. Wincanton has introduced telematics to its fleet as part of the contract, allowing drivers and trucks to be allocated to pre-planned routes. The operator says this will allow stores to be notified of deliveries or delays, as well as improve […]
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Yusen Logistics has renewed its contract with Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK), a contract it has held since 2008.