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 […]
Wincanton has extended and expanded its relationship with oil refining and energy firm Phillips 66 in a deal that will see it deliver in excess of one billion litres of petroleum products a year to forecourts across the Midlands and North-East of England.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]
Are there signs of recovery? Well, if the MT basket of transport shares is anything to go by there has been a little bit of growth in the past month. But this doesn’t tell the full story for all of our big eight transport firms listed on the London Stock Exchange.