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 […]
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 […]
Plant and tool hire specialist Eveready Hire is expanding its fleet, after taking delivery of three Euro-5 rigids on contract hire from Ryder.