Wincanton revealed in a trading statement today that the plummeting cost of fuel has had “no material impact” on its bottom line, adding that the business continued to trade in line with expectations. In a statement for the period from 1 October 2014 to today (5 February), the logistics giant said that its contractual arrangements typically pass on fuel price risks to the end customer. “As fuel costs are mainly a flow through cost for Wincanton, the impact of the […]
The UK’s oldest Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer has marked its 50th anniversary by opening a truck-dedicated workshop in Derby.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.