Suttons Group has appointed former Wincanton chief executive Graeme McFaull as its chairman of supply chain and logistics. He replaces former MD and chairman Michael Sutton, who died unexpectedly last year aged 66. Michael was the son of Suttons Group founder Alf Sutton. McFaull’s appointment took effect on 4 January. Current Suttons chief executive John Sutton said that McFaull’s “leadership abilities, coupled with his significant board experience and knowledge of our dynamic industry will be invaluable to the ambitious, competitive, […]
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with manufacturing firm Taylor and revealed its new finance director.
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with retailer Halfords that will see it become the sole operator of its national transport contract.