Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with retailer Halfords that will see it become the sole operator of its national transport contract. Halfords awarded the contract after an initial distribution project which looked to deliver a more efficient delivery management for the retailer. During this period Wincanton also demonstrated its expertise in change management and provided guidance on how Halfords can manage its infrastructure to improve service and efficiency. Wincanton chief executive: Eric Born, said: “From the beginning of […]
Great Bear has won a contract to manage distribution and warehousing for high street brands Hello Kitty, Tresemmé, Babyliss and Cuisinart. As part of the deal, the Tattenhall-based company is to manage the UK distribution centre for Conair, the US firm behind a range of brands in the personal care products and small appliances sectors. Once fully operational, the 230,000ft² Conair centre at Chorley in Lancashire will expect to handle 11 million units per year for delivery to major high […]
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.
Wincanton has won a £60m, three-year milk distribution renewal with Dairy Crest, which will extend the firms’ partnership to 21 years of working together. The deal will see the logistics giant collecting milk from more than 600 farms across southern England and Wales and transporting it, via a 100-strong fleet, to four Dairy Crest dairies. Mike Sheldon, milk procurement director at Dairy Crest, says Wincanton was chosen to continue as delivery partner due to its commitment to providing continuous efficiencies […]