Wincanton has signed a ‘sweet’ new contract with British Sugar, the company responsible for around half of the UK’s sugar. Under the new three-year deal, Wincanton will transport 275,000 tonnes of sugar every year, predominantly from British Sugar’s Wissington base to locations across the UK. Wincanton will also work with British Sugar’s customer management team at the company’s Peterborough HQ, in order to optimise the operation’s efficiency. Wincanton MD Chris Kingshott said: “This new contract is testament to the effectiveness […]
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Chesterfield-based Hastings Freight has seen off rivals to win the main logistics contract for Henderson’s Relish.
Seafield Logistics has had its contract with rigid packaging supplier The London Fancy Box Company (LFB) expanded and extended by three years.