A strong performance in its contract logistics division; the sale of its records management division; and Pullman Fleet Services walking away from two “onerous” loss-making contracts helped Wincanton improve its profit and reduce its net debt in its most recent financial year. For the year-ending 31 March Wincanton saw turnover rise 3.6% to £1.14bn, from £1.1bn in financial year 2015. However, if you exclude contributions from its record management business – which it sold to Restore in November 2015 for […]
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a four-year contract with the Highways Agency to store and distribute emergency salt for Britain’s roads. The firm is one of five companies responsible for procuring, storing and distributing road salt to the Highways Agency’s service providers across the country. The contract runs until 2016 and builds on ND’s existing relationship with the Highways Agency. In 2010 the firm began storing and distributing items associated with the maintenance of roadside cameras, emergency telephones and signs on […]
Royal Mail has won two new contracts with British Gas, delivering mail to customers and parts and equipment to engineers.
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]