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 […]
Hope Construction Materials has awarded Wincanton a six-year contract renewal, which will see the 3PL continue to provide its bulk and bagged road logistics.
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.
Next month we should expect to see full financial year results from Fowler-Welch parent company Dart Group. The only hint of the performance at Dart’s logistics arm came on 19 April when it said: “The business remains well placed for profitable growth.” Even the date in July of its full-year results remain as enigmatic as that statement… but there are some clues.