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. The contract, inked in November 2014, will be wound up by March of this year with the service returning in-house. Lavendon said the move was a “joint decision” in response to Lavendon’s growth plans and its “development of an increasingly sophisticated customer service offering”. Wincanton has been overseeing the collection of […]
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Wincanton hasn’t had it all its own way of late. A resurgent Eddie Stobart wrestled a Cemex contract valued at £15m off it, and MT revealed earlier this month that Britvic had re-awarded its entire transport requirement to Eddie Stobart after the first year of a five-year deal with Wincanton.