Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with manufacturing firm Taylor and revealed its new finance director. The new contract sees Wincanton managing all of Taylor’s domestic transport. Taylor produces four-wheeled galvanised steel containers and said the arrangement would help it widen its geographical reach as well as offer its customers more flexibility and faster delivery times. Chris Kingshott, MD of manufacturing at Wincanton, said: “Our scale and experience in managing outsourced transport operations means that Taylor’s management can focus […]
TNT Express has seen a drop in both turnover and operating profit, following the loss of a contract with a major fashion retailer in the UK.
Waste and recycling firm Viridor has signed a public private partnership with Peterborough City Council to treat the authority’s residual waste. The 30-year deal will see the development of an energy-from-waste facility at the council’s existing recycling site at the Fengate industrial area. The project will require capital investment of approximately £75m and the plant will be built by a joint venture between Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and Interserve Construction. Viridor expects to make money from the deal within the […]