Wincanton has renewed its long-standing distribution contract with the Co-op for a further five years. The two companies have worked together for more than 25 years, and Wincanton will continue to fulfil the deal from the Co-op’s depots in Lea Green, Merseyside and Cardinal, Cambridgeshire. The operation employs 700 people and uses a fleet of 700 trucks. Wincanton makes around 130,000 journeys to around 1,000 Co-op stores around the country every year. Wincanton said it will continue to drive for […]
Wincanton hasn’t had it all its own way of late. A resurgent Eddie Stobart wrestled a Cemex contract valued at £15m off it, and MT revealed earlier this month that Britvic had re-awarded its entire transport requirement to Eddie Stobart after the first year of a five-year deal with Wincanton.
Last week the MT Tracker took a break – to compile the MT Top 100 – look out for it at the end of November. It’s no secret that our big six make the Top 100, but as for exactly where you’ll have to wait until 18 November. In the meantime, we welcome Royal Mail out of the clutches of the government and onto the Stock Exchange (and the MT Tracker) and we’ll take a look at its share price […]
Wincanton has put in place a turnaround plan for its Pullman Fleet Services business after the segment delivered an “underwhelming” performance in its most recent financial year.