Maritime Transport has signed a contract with international freight handler Allport Cargo Services, following 12 month trial. The deal will see Maritime dedicate 44 of its vehicles to the Allport contract, distributed between its Southampton, Tamworth, Manchester and Doncaster depots. The contracted work will begin next month. Mark Rollinson, group operations director at Allport Cargo Services, said he believed Maritime was a partner that will uphold Allport’s reputation of “passion for service and making our customers lives simpler”. MD of […]
Wincanton has renewed its long-standing distribution contract with the Co-op for a further five years.
Homeware supplier Loaf has awarded a new multichannel contract for nationwide storage and distribution services to Wincanton.
Tomorrow I will be speaking with Wincanton chief executive Eric Born as Britain’s second largest road transport operation (or is it?) reveals its latest annual accounts. The most important part is – can the company turn a profit and for much of the past 12 months it has promised “good progress” in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. Before then its been a week of scalping – shares in the transport tracker are either flat, or down, across […]