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 […]
LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]
Wincanton has appointed David Hauff as general manager of Wincanton’s EnergyLink operation.
Clugston Distribution Services’ diversification strategy paid dividends last year, with the firm’s focus on expanding its market presence in fuels, bulk foods, ash powders and intermodal work throughout 2013, contributing to its robust financial performance.