Wincanton has been re-accredited with a bronze status by Transport for London’s Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors). The voluntary certification scheme ensures that operators in London and elsewhere in the UK work to high standards that go beyond minimum legal requirements in areas such as health and safety and environmental impact. Wincanton said it was able to demonstrate that all of its operations requiring vehicles over 3.5-tonnes met Fors requirements to ensure a safe and compliant operation and improve road […]
Kitchen supplier Howdens Joinery has awarded a three-year contract to Wincanton, after ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain earlier this year.
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]
Wincanton saw annual turnover fall in the year ended 31 March 2019 but profit increase, thanks to a strong performance in retail that offset contract losses elsewhere.