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 has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.
Paint and sealant supplier PPG Industries has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for a further 18 months. PPG, which provides paint, coatings and sealant for the UK Ministry of Defence and customers in the construction, industrial, consumer and transportation markets, has extended the contract to include next day delivery. The new contract will see Norbert make over 1,600 deliveries per month to aerospace and automotive customers. The majority of orders will be delivered during the day with a few […]