Wincanton chief executive Eric Born is to step down in July. He is to be replaced by the company’s group finance director Adrian Colman on 1 August, when Born will leave the business to become chief executive of a global, as yet, unnamed company. Born (pictured) joined Wincanton in April 2009 as chief operating officer. He became chief executive in December 2010, with improving the 3PL’s profitability by increasing turnover and lowering costs one of his major tasks. Turnover to […]
More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with manufacturing firm Taylor and revealed its new finance director.