Wincanton has selected Bandvulc Group as its tyre supply and maintenance contractor. The deal covers not just the supply of new Hankook tyres to the operator’s 4,000-strong fleet through its fleet management arm Bandvulc Plus+ but also the supply of Bandvulc tyres as well. Bandvulc Plus+ will also provide administration support and bespoke data reporting. The agreement will be serviced through Bandvulc’s network of agents across the UK, as well as its in-house tyre maintenance division. Bandvulc commercial director Phil West […]
The Co-operative Group plans to close its Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, distribution centre later this year in a bid to improve efficiency and make its transport activities more cost-effective.
Fuel distributors and the Unite union are poised for a fourth day of negotiations over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment terms. Conciliation service Acas is heading up the talks, which first kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and reconvened yesterday morning (10 April) at 10am following the Easter weekend. The negotiations follow a majority vote for national strike action announced on 26 March from Unite tanker drivers, which supply fuel to around 90% of UK fuel courts – about […]
This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years.