Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton. Oades, currently a non-executive director at wholesaler Palmer & Harvey and seafood firm MW brands, served as president of the FTA between 2009 and 2013. He will join the Wincanton board on 1 November. He served as chief executive at Christian Salvesen between 2005 and 2008 and prior to that held various senior positions at Exel between 1996 to 2005, including […]
Wincanton has won a five year storage and distribution contract with children’s toy and furniture manufacturer Worlds Apart. Annually, the contract will see the firm deliver 20,000 orders to around 1,350 locations, including homes and retailers. Wincanton will also oversee the storage of the firms goods, storing approximately 3,300 pallets in its warehouses, a throughput of 18,000 a year. “As we strive forward with our ambitious growth plans and continue to launch new and exciting products onto the market, it […]
Clipper Logistics has extended its supply chain management partnership with retailer Halfords, making available an additional 196,000sq ft warehouse.
Last month to the collective relief of the road transport industry, chancellor George Osborne froze duty once again, announcing September’s 3ppl increase would not happen.