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 […]
Canute Haulage Group creditors stand to lose millions of pounds following the sale of the business earlier this month via a pre-pack administration.
Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house.
Wincanton is trialling four low-level access tankers that is says will improve driver safety, and boost both its environmental credentials and vehicle utilisation. The “game changer” side manway design, which has been developed with manufacturer Feldbinder, provides side access to the silo tanker. Wincanton said the design combines the benefits of both tipping and silo tanks by reducing the potential dangers, while also offering around a 5% payload benefit compared to tipping tanks. Dave Rowlands, Wincanton’s technical director, said: “The […]