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 […]
Mobile elevated-platform supplier Lavendon Group, which trades as Nationwide Platforms, has terminated its five-year delivery and collection contract with Wincanton a year after it outsourced transport to the 3PL.
Wincanton is now a “very different organisation” to what it was a few years ago, as the company increased turnover, more-than doubled pre-tax and continued to reduce its net debt in financial year 2013.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the green light to Müller UK & Ireland Group’s purchase of Dairy Crest’s dairy operation – almost a year after the plan was first revealed.