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 toasted its 18-year relationship with wine and spirits producer Pernod Ricard UK by signing a six-year contract extension.
Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house.
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.