Homeware supplier Loaf has awarded a new multichannel contract for nationwide storage and distribution services to Wincanton. The contract, which Wincanton will run from its multi-user warehouse in Greenford, West London, involves the 3PL’s two-man “white glove” operation making deliveries of items including beds and sofas to Loaf customers across the UK. Wincanton will also oversee distribution of individual packages using its order management and parcel carrier solution.
Eddie Stobart has wrestled a £15m Cemex contract from Wincanton after promising to deliver it using fewer sub-contractors.
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.
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