Wincanton has been ordered to pay £20,000 in damages after an employee, who was sacked after being accused of exaggerating injuries sustained at work, won her claim of unfair dismissal. An employment tribunal last week heard that Wincanton warehouse worker Natalia Samuel was struck by a falling drill in April 2012 at the Sainsbury’s Swan Valley depot, owned by Wincanton. The incident left Samuel with severe nausea, headaches and poor balance, and following doctor assessments she was forced to take […]
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with retailer Halfords that will see it become the sole operator of its national transport contract.
Attracting new HGV drivers to the industry means fixing the country’s ailing parking provisions according to Goldstar Transport, which has now launched a new campaign.
Wincanton is continuing its drive into the home delivery market after landing a three-year contract with Sofa Club to provide a complete supply chain and e-fulfilment service for the retailer, including its two-person home delivery service.