Wincanton is to reach its 20 year milestone with H J Heinz, having renewed its long-standing contract with the food giant until at least 2019. Under the contract, Wincanton is responsible for the transportation, warehousing and repackaging of Heinz products, including its baked beans and sauces. The group handles around 35,000 loads a year, working from Heinz’s DC in Wigan, and oversees about 72,000 orders a year from Heinz Ireland. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born said: “We are proud and […]
Wincanton has built on its relationship with Ikea with a new three-year home delivery contract.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]
Morrisons has confirmed plans to restructure operations at its RDC in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, in order to improve efficiency.