Kitchen supplier Howdens Joinery has awarded a three-year contract to Wincanton, after ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain earlier this year. Wincanton was chosen to operate and manage Howdens’ transport sites in Glasgow, Avonmouth and Radlett in a competitive tender, following a review of Howdens’ supply chain. DHL drivers at the sites have been transferred to Wincanton under TUPE. A spokeswoman for DHL Supply Chain said: “Following recent discussions between Howdens and DHL, from 5th July 2014 DHL will […]
Wincanton moved record volumes of groceries from one of its DCs to meet a 25% increase in demand as snow fell across the UK. The north England DC increased the shift lengths for its warehouse staff and put additional trailers on the contraxt to meet the demands of shoppers during the recent cold weather. The trailers were pre-loaded to ensure that the turnover of vehicles was maximised while Wincanton’s order management team also worked longer hours to ensure that direct […]
Bedfords Group has won a five-year contract extension with Associated Newspapers, covering distribution of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday.
Wincanton is to install MiX telematics in 1,800 of its vehicles as part of an ongoing safety programme.