Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry. Speaking at the company’s AGM in London today, Wincanton chairman Steve Marshall said the board would be closely monitoring the situation “as the political and economical consequences become clearer”. However, he added that because the “majority” of the company’s contracts are open book and based in the UK Wincanton wasn’t “directly exposed to foreign currency movements”. He said: […]
Wincanton has been awarded a new contract with defence manufacturer BAE Systems, to provide full logistics and warehousing services in support of its UK shipbuilding operations.
Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman.
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]