Dairy Crest has renewed its distribution contract with Wincanton for a further three years, extending the partnership between the two organisations beyond its 25th year. Wincanton handles nearly one billion litres of milk per year for Dairy Crest collecting from over 500 producers across the south of England and Wales for delivery to three dairies. Mike Sheldon, MD of dairies at Dairy Crest, said that the company had a long tradition of working with farmers to make its supply chain […]
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]
The investor that successfully campaigned against DX Group’s former executive team last year has called for Wincanton to sell one of its two divisions after buying a 2% stake in the 3PL.