Wincanton has won a contract extension with Waitrose for storage and distribution of wines and spirits to 357 UK outlets, which include supermarkets, motorway service stations, Ocado and Waitrose Cellar sites. The extension takes the partnership between Waitrose and Wincanton to more than 20 years. From its HMRC-approved, bonded warehouse facility in West London, Wincanton co-ordinates the distribution of more than 10 million cases of alcohol for the retailer. Wincanton uses its core fleet for the contract, bringing in extra […]
Culina Logistics has won a chilled warehousing and primary distribution contract with Gu Desserts, part of the Noble Foods Group. The Shropshire logistics firm says it won back the Gu Desserts business, which was a previous customer of Culina, due to a collaborative arrangement splitting operations between the food manufacturer’s Walthamstow site and its own Haverhill DC. Simon Grant, supply chain manager at Gu Desserts, says: “Culina was able to demonstrate the various positive opportunities available in the redesign of […]
URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute.