Wincanton has secured a three-year contract extension with Britvic to operate the soft drinks giant’s NDC in Lutterworth, Leics. The contract will see Wincanton operating a factory clearance shuttle operation between Britvic’s Rugby factory and the Leicestershire NDC, transporting 44 million cases per year. Wincanton will also manage the automated NDC site, which has a throughput of 82 million cases per year, with plans to upgrade the facility’s infrastructure and technology to improve the efficiency of the operation, as well […]
City Link failed to turn a profit on Friday posting a pre-tax loss of £26.4m while turnover for the year was up 4.8% to £321.7m. Rentokil was disappointed and said the “financial performance in the year was behind our initial expectations”.
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]