Hanson has outsourced part of its concrete delivery operations to Wincanton. Under the eight-year contract Wincanton will deliver more than half a million cubic metres of concrete a year to Hanson’s customers, typically building contractors, using a flexible fleet of around 70 vehicles in Wincanton and Hanson liveries. The agreement sees Wincanton strengthen its presence in the construction sector and comes just six months after the firm renewed its six-year contract with Hope Construction Materials as its logistics partner for […]
Kitchen supplier Howdens Joinery has awarded a three-year contract to Wincanton, after ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain earlier this year.
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.
Wincanton has expanded its construction fleet after winning an eight-year contract with Hanson last year, which made it the first 3pl to move into the ready-mixed concrete sector.